The North Face x Gucci collection will debut in China through a series of specifically designed stores and Gucci Pin pop-up stores, and a limited selection of pieces will also become available on gucci.com.
Maison Margiela has debuted a new store on Paris’ toniest shopping street, avenue Montaigne; as founder Martin Margiela plans a concept exhibition in Lafayette Anticipations further east in the City of Light.
The company that produces and distributes the labels owned by Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has appointed Francesco Tombolini, whose career in luxury spans nearly 40 years, as head of business development and licenses.
Balmain has appointed Tancrède de Lalun to be group director of merchandising at the Paris house. A graduate of the Institut Français de la Mode, de Lalun has lengthy experience in merchandising and luxury goods.
An in-depth look at how Covid-19 has amplified the importance of financial resources for the fashion and luxury sector, amidst share buybacks, green bonds, state funding, recapitalisations and calls to investors.
Next summer’s womenswear collections showcased in New York, London, Milan and Paris – digitally and on the catwalks - were heavily influenced by life in lockdown, hankering for comfort, minimalism and inclusion.