The womenswear label, in the midst of being relaunched after the acquisition by French businessman Xavier Marie 18 months ago, has put former Azzaro designer Maxime Simoëns in charge of its collections.
Alibaba has invested in luxury online wholesale fashion tech firm Ordre as the three-year-old company positions itself for major growth. Ordre said Alibaba is now “a strategic investor,” but the terms weren’t disclosed.
Nina Ricci ended its relationship with Guillaume Henry on Thursday, bringing to an end his role as creative director of the Paris fashion house, after a critically muted tenure at the storied French brand.
Paule Ka creative director Alithia Spuri-Zampetti unveiled her fall/winter 2017-2018 on the first day of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, one she says is directly inspired from France as "a style reference for centuries."
Classic staples like cotton, linen, wool, denim, knits, silk and synthetic materials will evidently be on the agenda this spring. However, they won't be the only fabrics on trend for the spring/summer 2017 season.