Artémis, the family holding company of the Pinault family, has bought a stake in the Giambattista Valli fashion house. The Pinaults' luxury conglomerate, Kering, includes Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci and Alexander McQueen.
Fendi has launched a limited edition menswear collection for Dover Street Market in London, Tokyo and New York as interest in menswear stays high following the recent men’s runway shows for spring/summer 2018.
It's official. French’s fashion governing body, for decades colloquially known as the Chambre Syndicale has changed its name. From Thursday on, it will be known as Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM).
Two veterans offered a reinterpretation of femininity on the fashion week’s second day. Mietis, Pablo Erroz, Guillermina Baeza, Jnorig and Lebor Gabala showed on a day that left a bittersweet taste with Amoramargo.
H&M had plenty to talk about Thursday as it reported higher H1 sales, some markets that were good and others that were challenging, plus e-sales powering ahead and strength in its expanding other brands.
JD Sports Fashion said trading and profits are on track for the first half, even though calendar effects make it hard at the moment to compare current trading with 2016. The firm continues to expand internationally.