Italian luxury goods maker Tod’s has budgeted for a potential hit from continuing unrest in Hong Kong and is seeing signs of progress with the brand’s turnaround strategy, the head of the company said on Friday.
Manolo Blahnik has been busy of late. Fresh from buying a key supplier last month, the company said on Friday that it has appointed company insider Andrew Wright as President of its North American operations.
As brand marketing goes, a big exhibition at one of the world’s leading cultural institutions is as good as it gets and the Dior label gets a major boost this spring as the V&A stages its Dior Designer of Dreams show.
August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
The £10 million transformation of Bond Street’s streetscape has officially been completed while £50 million has also been invested on Bond Street in the past 18 months through store openings and refurbs.
Tod’s CEO Diego Della Valle unveiled a new chapter in his giant Italian footwear and luxury empire, 'Tod’s Factory', a series of “dialogues with designers,” and the first conversation will be with Alessandro Dell’Acqua.