Category : Fashion

Fashion / News - 3 months ago

OTB Taps Andrea Collesei, CEO of Paula Cademartori

OTB has tapped Andrea Collesei as chief executive officer of the Paula Cademartori accessories label. Collesei joined the label this fall from Viktor & Rolf, also controlled by the OTB group, founded by Renzo Rosso. Paula Cademartori sold an undi...

Fashion / News - 3 months ago

Sergio Rossi Adds Rome Flagship

MILAN — Two years after the arrival of Riccardo Sciutto as chief executive officer of Sergio Rossi, the Italian footwear company is halfway through the restructuring of its retail network, which includes 44 stores. The latest addition is a flagship i...

Fashion / News - 3 months ago

Eyewear Experiences a Specialist Revival Trend

Authenticity has become a key, if exhausted, word in analyzing modern-day consumer culture. Recently, however, the trend toward authenticity has also permeated the eyewear industry — with optical specialists saying their businesses have benefited fro...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

A Little Eighties Served With Art Deco at GG Maull

GG Maull’s distinctive flair for weaving in nods of Art Deco with Eighties power suit vibes has become unmistakable in a sea of nondescript bucket and saddle bags. It’s a mark that’s served as a point of distinction for the New York firm’s founder an...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

EXCLUSIVE: Furla to Go Fur-Free

MILAN — Furla is the latest fashion brand to go fur-free, beginning with the cruise 2019 collection that will be in stores in November. All women’s and men’s products will be made using ecological fur. “Over the past year, Furla has grown exponential...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

René Caovilla Unveils Its Biggest Store in Dubai

MILAN — René Caovilla is in expansion mood. On March 28, the Italian luxury company will celebrate the opening of its largest boutique in the world, a 1,076-square-foot flagship located inside the prestigious Dubai Mall Expansion. Developed in collab...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

Espie Roche Debuts Handbag Range

LONDON — After two years of research and testing, three Australian-born friends have launched Espie Roche, a leather handbag range that’s made in, and inspired by, Italy. Founders Hermione Espie Underwood and twin sisters Airlie and Alexandra R...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

Safilo Posts Loss for Year

MILAN — Safilo Group SpA Tuesday reported a net loss of 47.1 million euros last year, compared with a net profit of 15.4 million euros in 2016, due to the lingering effects of the loss of its lucrative Gucci license and delivery delays caused by its...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

Kering Eyewear Inks Partnership With JD.com

MILAN — Kering Eyewear is opening its first official flagship store on JD.com. The Chinese online retailer will offer its 292 million customers a selection of optical frames and sunglasses produced by Kering Eyewear, including Gucci, Cartier, Bottega...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

Lacoste Creates Djokovic Sunglasses Collection

Lacoste is taking its partnership with Novak Djokovic to the next level. The French sportswear brand has created an eyewear collection for the tennis champion called, appropriately enough, the Lacoste Novak Djokovic Eyewear Collection. The line consi...

Fashion / News - 4 months ago

Wallace Chan Talks Technology and High-end Jewelry

PARIS — Wallace Chan stopped in Paris this week to speak about jewelry art, his creative process and technology to graduate students and professionals at the Sciences Po institute in Paris. Based in Hong Kong, the Chinese jeweler was on his way to TE...