Vionnet announced through a press note on Tuesday that it will go through a voluntary liquidation process. The release explains that Vionnet Srl and its holding company NVO Srl will close operations with the intention to further sustainability. The French fashion house has been in operation since its […]

Roberto Cavalli's parent company Clessidra, a private equity fund, has hired Rothschild to find a new minority investor. The news confirm the rumours circulated last September after the last 5 million capital increase subscribed by Clessidra. Reuters, citing sources close to the company, states Clessidra, […]

Tommy Hilfiger has announced a collaboration with 22-year-old actress Zendaya for an upcoming collaborative capsule collection. The Tommy x Zendaya line is set to launch in February, marketed as a see-now-buy-now model. Hilfiger has also selected the young actress as the brand’s new global women’s ambassador, […]

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is opening the BFC Designer Pop-up on 1 November at Bicester Village, UK, as part of a new two-year partnership with The Bicester Village Shopping Collection. The partnership - called ‘the Business of Retail’ - will kick off with the launch of a new boutique showcasing […]

Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) and ESCP Europe have signed a double degree agreement between IFM’s MSc in International Fashion & Luxury Management and ESCP Europe’s Master in Management (MiM), starting September 2019. The agreement, which was signed on 3 October, will see three students per institution […]

OPINION The German designer, who’s label of blingtastic excess offers an unashamed more-is-more fashion proposition, has a loyal following amongst the nouveau riche, not unlike the tribes aligned with streetwear labels like Marcelo Burlon or even Supreme. Philipp Plein concedes to be the most hated […]

The British Fashion Council has announced that for the first time The Fashion Awards 2018 will offer a new element to the awards - called NEW WAVE: Creatives - that will celebrate young creative talent by recognising 100 of the most innovative and inspiring names from around the world. 2000 members […]

INTERVIEW London - Scottish cashmere brand Johnstons of Elgin returned to London Fashion Week to showcase not what they are best known for autumn/winter staples, but to establish itself as a label for all seasons, to shout about its contribution to luxury British manufacturing and to showcase the strides […]

New York - Just as Hurricane Michael is due to make landfall along Florida’s Panhandle, one day after World Homeless Day, a panel of fashion industry executives and non-profit organizers, moderated by Karen Giberson, President of Accessories Council, sits in the midtown Manhattan showroom of United […]

The heatwave experienced by parts of the United States and Europe this past summer had a wider reaching impact than previously estimated. Superdry PLC has reported to The Wall Street Journal that the hotter summer hit sales of its jackets and sweat apparel. While the total loss is estimated at 13.15 […]