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Safilo to launch Etro eyewear for SS24, renews Kate Spade deal early
Safilo is having a busy week with the Italian eyewear giant having announced a new deal with Etro and the early renewal of its longstanding Kate Spade agreement
Marcolin Stories is new online lifestyle content series
Eyewear giant Marcolin has unveiled a new editorial project with the launch of its own online lifestyle brand magazine, called ‘Marcolin Stories’.
Prada, Zegna acquire minority stake in knitwear firm Fedeli
Prada and Ermenegildo Zegna on Tuesday said they have acquired a minority stake in Luigi Fedeli e Figlio, highlighting the importance of high-quality knitwear in the luxury segment.
Asian consumers embrace safe luxury, ethical and sustainable values: Bluebell study
Bluebell Group’s latest 'Asia Lifestyle Consumer Profile' report has revealed some of the most important consumer trends in the Asian market in 2023.
CEO Simon Jablon on reviving Linda Farrow
Linda Farrow is the ultimate insider’s eyewear marque. Remarkably, in an era of rapid consolidation in this industry, Linda Farrow has thrived as an cool indie label. We met CEO Simon Jablon to comprehend its success.
LVMH-owned Thélios reportedly interested in buying Safilo’s Italian factory
The LVMH-owned eyewear producer is said to be negotiating the acquisition of its competitor Safilo's factory, located not far from Thélios’s Longarone base, in north-eastern Italy’s eyewear manufacturing district.
Casablanca sees buyout and restructure as it positions for further growth
Charaf Tajer’s Casablanca Clothing Ltd business has been acquired by a newly-established company — Casablanca Paris Ltd — in a restructuring process as it sets itself up for further expansion.
Organic cotton certification heads into space with new GOTS project
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and the European Space Agency (ESA) on Tuesday announced a world-first new project to use remote satellite monitoring in organic cotton certification.
Photographers Michael Avedon and James Dylan launch new publication Breach
The creatives, grandsons of Richard Avedon and Bob Dylan, respectively, found a photography first publication with digital and print issues.
Apple to sell Vision Pro AR headset for triple Meta's top-line price
Apple on Monday unveiled a costly augmented-reality headset called the Vision Pro in its riskiest bet since the introduction of the iPhone more than a decade ago, barging into a market dominated by Meta.
Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter team up with Tod’s for capsule collection, fetes partnership in Hong Kong
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter have teamed up with Tod’s to launch an exclusive summer capsule collection for women and men.
Bucherer reopens in Las Vegas
Swiss watch and jewelry retailer Bucherer announced on Monday the reopening of its flagship boutique, in Las Vegas.
Jaeger-Lecoultre choses Los Angeles to present The Golden Ratio Musical Show
The Swiss luxury watch brand is launching a world tour show with British artist Tokio Myers, a show built as a new chapter of the 'Made of Makers' program, to be presented in Los Angeles on June 22.
Saudi’s Ashi Studio joins Thom Browne on French haute couture schedule
Ashi, an acclaimed new designer from Saudi Arabia, will join Thom Browne as the two new debutantes in the next French haute couture season, whose schedule was released on Monday.
Chloé announces collab’ collection with Angelina Jolie as rumors swirl that creative director Gabriela Hearst may be leaving
The maison of Chloé announced plans Monday for a forthcoming collab’ collection with Angelina Jolie, even as rumors have begun swirling again that its creative director Gabriela Hearst may be about to leave the house.
Maison Margiela names Gaetano Sciuto as CEO, Stefano Rosso as president
Sciuto, formerly with Armani and Fendi, will take charge of the OTB-owned label on July 17, replacing Gianfranco Gianangeli, while Renzo Rosso’s son was appointed president in May.