Emanuel Ungaro has partnered with manufacturer GST, part of the Toma Italian Brands group to expand its menswear segment, still led by Philippe Paubert, and also has new licensees for footwear and leather goods.
The luxury retailer has partnered with various men’s brands to celebrate the launch of menswear on 27 January. Key brands include Prada, Gucci, Loewe, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
In partnership with the Accessories Council, each brand pitched for a micro grant of $5,000, $10,000, and $15,000 to build their brand and work toward their final launch pad presentation, scheduled for next March.
The house of Hermès is taking its next cruise collection abroad – and its destination is London. The first time that its women's designer Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski has brought resort on the road outside France.
London's V&A Museum is set to launch an exhibition devoted to handbags next year.Titled "Bags: Inside Out," the show is being billed as "the UK's most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the ultimate accessory.
The French distance-selling menswear specialist, bought last June by Latour Capital, has expanded into 11 countries over the course of 20 years. In 2020, it is entering northern Europe, ahead of a push for the USA.
Brands are racing to establish their sustainability credentials and on Friday, Mulberry announced that it has launched its first 100% sustainable leather bag, with all proceeds going to a conservation charity.
The chief executive and top shareholder of Moncler played down speculation around a takeover by Gucci-owner Kering on Thursday, saying the two firms sometimes talked but that there was no deal in the works.
As luxury giants continue to snap up the world’s top brands, could the latest move be Kering preparing to buy Moncler? It could be if news reports are to be believed, although neither company has commented.