Confirmation of Carven's acquisition by Chinese group Icicle has been accompanied by the news that the French label will be able to keep on all of its current employees – all bar one: creative director Serge Ruffieux.
The brand headed by American street artist Shepard Fairey has chosen Paris as the location for its first ever store, setting up shop around the corner from Place de la République, where the city's skaters congregate.
Following predictions from industry observers indicating Chinese company Icicle as the favourite to take over Carven, the French brand has confirmed that the premium fashion group is indeed the new owner of the house.
Newly relaunched children's retailer Gymboree has announced a series of collaborations with fashion designer Rachel Zoe, including a curated list of Holiday looks and a co-designed Spring 2019 collection.
Coast became the latest casualty of the tough UK fashion environment on Thursday with an administration filing, although large parts of the business were quickly bought out of administration by Karen Millen.
The Italian menswear trade show has chosen Glenn Martens' Y/Project as the guest of honour for its next January edition. The label will therefore be showing in Florence this season, and not its hometown Paris.
After the “Big Four” fashion marathon, Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo 2019 S/S will kick off Monday with 51 brands, including 20 first-time participants and 10 foreign brands, showcasing their latest collections.