How is Coronavirus impacting the Fashion Industry?
By Elisa Carassai
The impact of Covid is being felt across literally every industry across the globe. However, how...
By Elisa Carassai
The impact of Covid is being felt across literally every industry across the globe. However, how has it been affecting the fashion, beauty and retail industries? These are our most recent insights on the crisis. Across these sectors, stocks have plummeted worldwide. Most recently, American...
The impact of Covid is being felt across literally every industry across the globe. However, how has it been affecting the fashion, beauty and retail industries? These are our most recent insights on the crisis. Across these sectors, stocks have plummeted worldwide. Most recently, American multinational corporation Nike too felt the burnt of falling stock prices and its share price fell 24.64...
LVMH and L’Oreal's Pledge to Fight CoronaVirus
By Elisa Carassai
The Luxury sector has been hard at work to support the fight against coronavirus. The first of...
By Elisa Carassai
The Luxury sector has been hard at work to support the fight against coronavirus. The first of many, on Monday, LVMH announced it would be transforming its perfume factories in hand sanitizer labs. The conglomerate has decided to give away the antibacterial product for free, and it's shifting the...
The Luxury sector has been hard at work to support the fight against coronavirus. The first of many, on Monday, LVMH announced it would be transforming its perfume factories in hand sanitizer labs. The conglomerate has decided to give away the antibacterial product for free, and it's shifting the operations of its perfume factory to do so. "Through this initiative, LVMH intends to help address...
Carolina Castiglioni’s Successful Plan C
By Elisa Carassai
It’s been almost officially two years since Carolina Castiglioni launched her brand Plan C, in...
By Elisa Carassai
It’s been almost officially two years since Carolina Castiglioni launched her brand Plan C, in 2018. A true Milanese maven like no other and part of the Marni royal family (her mother Consuelo launched Marni in 1994 as a ready-to-wear extension of the family’s historic fur company...
It’s been almost officially two years since Carolina Castiglioni launched her brand Plan C, in 2018. A true Milanese maven like no other and part of the Marni royal family (her mother Consuelo launched Marni in 1994 as a ready-to-wear extension of the family’s historic fur company originally founded in the 1950s), Castiglioni used to be Marni’s Director of Special Projects and...
Met Gala Postponed Amid Covid-19 Global Lockdown
By Fabio Ciquera
Another high-profile event falls victim of Covid-19. The Met Gala, the most important first...
By Fabio Ciquera
Another high-profile event falls victim of Covid-19. The Met Gala, the most important first Monday in May in the fashion calendar, has been cancelled. The Gala was previously cancelled only once, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers. Epitome of a modern star-studded fundraiser (all...
Another high-profile event falls victim of Covid-19. The Met Gala, the most important first Monday in May in the fashion calendar, has been cancelled. The Gala was previously cancelled only once, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers. Epitome of a modern star-studded fundraiser (all guests personally approved by Anna Wintour, chairwoman of the Costume Institute since 1995), the...
Pitti Launches E-Pitti Connects
By Alice Ierace
In full compliance with all the decrees published to date, Pitti Uomo has announced the immediate...
By Alice Ierace
In full compliance with all the decrees published to date, Pitti Uomo has announced the immediate implementing of all measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the people that work at Pitti Immagine, by ensuring use of all the tools and networks available for staff to work safely from...
In full compliance with all the decrees published to date, Pitti Uomo has announced the immediate implementing of all measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the people that work at Pitti Immagine, by ensuring use of all the tools and networks available for staff to work safely from home. Pitti Uomo has reassured its intentions to open next June’s fairs on time. “We are aware that it...
Is Hong Kong’s Fashion Future Farm the New Fashion East?
By Elisa Carassai
Fashion Month may be over, but the search for the next big talent never really stops.While all of...
By Elisa Carassai
Fashion Month may be over, but the search for the next big talent never really stops.While all of the major fashion cities in Europe and abroad have their very own talent scout - Milan with Sara Maino and London with Fashion East’s Lulu Kennedy - Hong Kong has finally found its champion, Edith...
Fashion Month may be over, but the search for the next big talent never really stops.While all of the major fashion cities in Europe and abroad have their very own talent scout - Milan with Sara Maino and London with Fashion East’s Lulu Kennedy - Hong Kong has finally found its champion, Edith Law, the founder and chairwoman of Fashion Future Farm.Born and raised in a family with a background...
Remix and Repair: Sustainable Fashion’s New Aesthetic
By Robin Torres
As the second most polluting sector in the world, the fashion industry – especially when driven...
By Robin Torres
As the second most polluting sector in the world, the fashion industry – especially when driven by fast fashion’s dominant business model - is still a long way from implementing durable, efficient solutions, but new forms of consciousness are guiding upcoming designers. While large and indie...
As the second most polluting sector in the world, the fashion industry – especially when driven by fast fashion’s dominant business model - is still a long way from implementing durable, efficient solutions, but new forms of consciousness are guiding upcoming designers. While large and indie labels alike are stepping up their sustainability initiatives, a wave of young emerging designers are...
New-age Textiles from Vegan fabrics to Bio-garmentary
By Aarushi Saxena
Amidst all the green-vocabulary...
By Aarushi Saxena
Amidst all the green-vocabulary being passed around within the fashion industry, ‘vegan fabric’ is one such catch-phrase making itself known in a tactile manner. From conscious consumers to plain old peer pressure, fashion brands...
Amidst all the green-vocabulary being passed around within the fashion industry, ‘vegan fabric’ is one such catch-phrase making itself known in a tactile manner. From conscious consumers to plain old peer pressure, fashion brands are finding ways to design more eco-friendly and ethical collections, feeding into the demand for...
Portugal Fashion Week Celebrated 25 Years in Fashion
By Elisa Carassai
Amid the panic and the Coronavirus pandemic spreading all over Europe and abroad, Portugal...
By Elisa Carassai
Amid the panic and the Coronavirus pandemic spreading all over Europe and abroad, Portugal Fashion Week decided to hold its shows behind closed doors. This, however, didn't dampen their moods of not being able to celebrate their twenty-five years of local talent in the fashion industry....
Amid the panic and the Coronavirus pandemic spreading all over Europe and abroad, Portugal Fashion Week decided to hold its shows behind closed doors. This, however, didn't dampen their moods of not being able to celebrate their twenty-five years of local talent in the fashion industry. Throughout this quarter of a century, Portugal Fashion has showcased, nationally and internationally, 1,986...
Hermès’ Smart Dive Into Beauty
By Fabio Ciquera
The much-anticipated launch of the first Hermès lipstick eventually happened last week. In...
By Fabio Ciquera
The much-anticipated launch of the first Hermès lipstick eventually happened last week. In keeping with the French house values, the new lipstick is a concoction of different expertise coming from five different creative minds. Pierre-Alexis Dumas, artistic director of Hermès, kick-started the...
The much-anticipated launch of the first Hermès lipstick eventually happened last week. In keeping with the French house values, the new lipstick is a concoction of different expertise coming from five different creative minds. Pierre-Alexis Dumas, artistic director of Hermès, kick-started the project five years ago. Pierre Hardy, creative director of jewellery and shoes designed the already...
Adidas and Puma Forecast Sales Collapse
By Alice Ierace
Sportswear brands Adidas and Puma have reported a collapse in sales in China amid the Coronavirus...
By Alice Ierace
Sportswear brands Adidas and Puma have reported a collapse in sales in China amid the Coronavirus outbreak and have warned that further disruption is spreading to other markets. In particular, Adidas said it expected first-quarter sales to drop by up to €1 billion in greater China and about €100...
Sportswear brands Adidas and Puma have reported a collapse in sales in China amid the Coronavirus outbreak and have warned that further disruption is spreading to other markets. In particular, Adidas said it expected first-quarter sales to drop by up to €1 billion in greater China and about €100 million in Japan and South Korea. This would lead profit to decline by between €400 million and €500...
LVMH announces its 2020 Prize Finalists
By Elisa Carassai
LVMH has finally announced the eight young designers nominated for the final of the 2020 LVMH...
By Elisa Carassai
LVMH has finally announced the eight young designers nominated for the final of the 2020 LVMH Prize, taking place in Paris June 5th 2020, at Fondation Louis Vuitton. The Jury of the LVMH Prize - which includes new guest judges Virgil Abloh, former Prize finalist, Robyn Rihanna Fenty and Stella...
LVMH has finally announced the eight young designers nominated for the final of the 2020 LVMH Prize, taking place in Paris June 5th 2020, at Fondation Louis Vuitton. The Jury of the LVMH Prize - which includes new guest judges Virgil Abloh, former Prize finalist, Robyn Rihanna Fenty and Stella McCartney - will select among those eight finalists the 2020 winner of the Prize as well as the winner...
French Connection Reports Financial Year Loss
By Alice Ierace
Clothing retailer French Connection has reported a full-year loss, due to continued severe...
By Alice Ierace
Clothing retailer French Connection has reported a full-year loss, due to continued severe trading conditions in the UK and potential uncertainty due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. “After making further progress during the first half of the year, the overall result for the financial year is...
Clothing retailer French Connection has reported a full-year loss, due to continued severe trading conditions in the UK and potential uncertainty due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. “After making further progress during the first half of the year, the overall result for the financial year is disappointing. Performance during the second half has been considerably worse than expected, particularly...
Commercial vs Indie and The Democratisation of Media
By Elisa Carassai
As the search for Glenda Bailey's successor as Editor in Chief of Harper's Bazaar continues...
By Elisa Carassai
As the search for Glenda Bailey's successor as Editor in Chief of Harper's Bazaar continues slowly and without success, is this a further confirmation that the 'commercial' print industry is losing traction and the importance it once held before?Commercially printed magazines have been struggling...
As the search for Glenda Bailey's successor as Editor in Chief of Harper's Bazaar continues slowly and without success, is this a further confirmation that the 'commercial' print industry is losing traction and the importance it once held before?Commercially printed magazines have been struggling to survive for a while now, as demonstrated by the many industry professionals choosing to go...
Givenchy Appoints Renaud De Lesquen As New CEO
By Fabio Ciquera
On Friday, March 6th, French house Givenchy confirmed that Renaud de Lesquen, currently president...
By Fabio Ciquera
On Friday, March 6th, French house Givenchy confirmed that Renaud de Lesquen, currently president and chief executive officer of Dior Americas, will be joining on April 1st as president and CEO.Graduated in 1991 from the prestigious École supérieure de commerce de Paris, Renaud de Lesquen has a...
On Friday, March 6th, French house Givenchy confirmed that Renaud de Lesquen, currently president and chief executive officer of Dior Americas, will be joining on April 1st as president and CEO.Graduated in 1991 from the prestigious École supérieure de commerce de Paris, Renaud de Lesquen has a unique profile in the luxury industry. De Lesquen brings together a second to none experience in...