Leather and luxury goods producer Pittards said Monday it has maintained positive trading momentum for the six months to 30 June. That means continued growth in revenue and profitability and a stable order book.
A final 24 hours of contrasts in the Milan runway season, starring Italy’s single most famous designer and its most mass market brand, Benetton, with the debut of Andrea Incontri; followed by a mass march at Moncler.
Hollywood took over Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, with a Kardashian-led Kim X Dolce & Gabbana show; a debut at Ferragamo dedicated to silver screen glamour and some model diversity at Bottega Veneta.
Fashion loves nothing more than a debut, and in a season of five in Milan, Etro went first. Though the star appearance on Friday was by a veteran; a cyberpunk display by Donatella Versace in a major statement.
Thursday marked a day of thrilling shows in Milan; from the Riviera romance of Max Mara and the grand minimalism of Prada, to an orchestra-led display by MM6 and a giant ovation at Emporio Armani for Giorgio.
Adidas by Stella McCartney is continuing to dive into sustainability and has revealed what it says is a “first of its kind sportswear garment designed to demonstrate the potential of a circular fashion ecosystem”.
Swiss group Lalique, owner of the famous French crystalware manufacturer of the same name, is to buy a struggling Zurich-based silk manufacturer with the aim of turning it around, it announced on Wednesday.
Californian sustainable sneakers brand Allbirds is launching a new material called 'Plant Leather' for its new 'Plant Pacer' sneaker; an alternative to regular leather developed for new lifestyle collections.