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Valentino moves to Akoni under new eyewear deal that starts in 2022

Valentino moves to Akoni under new eyewear deal that starts in 2022

Valentino has switched eyewear partners in a deal with Akoni Group for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of its eyewear after previously working with Luxottica in a partnership that has ended early.
Fashion
Business
Top 100 luxury companies generated $252 billion in 2020

Top 100 luxury companies generated $252 billion in 2020

Following a challenging year, Deloitte’s latest Global Powers of Luxury Goods report shows that the revenues generated by the world’s top 100 luxury companies dropped from $281 billion in 2019 to $252 billion in 2020.
Luxury
Business

Thailand's Central denies Selfridges buy after news that it won £4bn race for firm

​Thailand’s Central Group has denied it’s in talks to buy Selfridges after it was reported globally that the firm will buy the business perhaps as soon as this month.
Fashion
Business

Joseph Altuzarra launches 'genderful' brand Altu

Joseph Altuzarra introduced on Thursday a new "genderful" brand, dubbed 'Altu', that aims to reimagine and challenge traditional notions of dress. 
Luxury
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Trade shows

Who's Next teams up with Sportair for new space dedicated to outdoor equipment

Who's Next teams up with Sportair for new space dedicated to outdoor equipment

The fashion event that takes place at Paris' Porte de Versailles has partnered with trade fair operator Sportair to introduce sportswear and outdoor labels at its next edition, set to run January 21 through 24, 2022.
Fashion
Trade shows
Childrenswear show Pitti Bimbo back in physical format in January with 170 exhibitors

Childrenswear show Pitti Bimbo back in physical format in January with 170 exhibitors

On January 11-13, the childrenswear show will be staged at the Fortezza da Basso venue in Florence, together with menswear counterpart Pitti Uomo, featuring some 170 exhibitors, of which 81 coming from outside Italy.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pitti Uomo show to feature 600 exhibitors in January

The organiser of benchmark menswear event Pitti Uomo has announced 200 additional exhibitors and a rich programme of events for the show’s 101st edition, scheduled in Florence on January 11-13 2022.
Fashion
Trade shows

Ann Demeulemeester to be special guest at Pitti Uomo 101

The iconic Antwerp label acquired by Italian businessman Claudio Antonioli in 2020 has been chosen as special guest for the winter edition of Pitti Uomo, which will be held in Florence on January 11-13 2022.
Fashion
Trade shows