Kering Group’s luxury menswear brand Brioni has named the US celebrity Brad Pitt as its new brand ambassador. The brand is also celebrating its 75th anniversary this coming year with a special event at Pitti Uomo.
The Italian luxury label recorded sales of €459.2 million in the first 9 months of the year, driven by exports at a sustained pace that is expected to continue for the rest of the year, yielding a growth of about 9%.
For the past few years, cool active sport brands worldwide have been obsessed with one role model – Moncler. One other brand carving out new territory on the apparel map is Rossignol, the nec plus ultra of Alpine skis.
Milan Fashion Week starts on Tuesday 17 with an exciting calendar featuring new names like Boss and Peter Pilotto; a host of Chinese designers and emerging talent; and Italy’s leading labels, except for Roberto Cavalli.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.