Marco Marchi and Bruno Nardelli have created Blumarine Fine Jewelry, an Italian-made collection of jewellery in 18 carat gold, natural diamonds, sapphires and emeralds now premièring at the VicenzaOro trade show.
LVMH will put forward at the next AGM a proposal for pushing back the age limit for its CEO from 75 to 80 years, allowing the current CEO, who is 73, to remain for longer at the helm of the world’s top luxury group.
Hugo Boss has appointed Christian Kuhn as head of innovation. The newly created post falls within the scope of the Group Strategy & Corporate Development division, as Hugo Boss told FashionNetwork.com.
It was a season that began optimistically. But ended questioning the point of shows given the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Nonetheless, with almost 100 live runway shows in Europe, here’s our pick of the dozen best.
A new consumer debit card that tracks the carbon footprint of every purchase has been rolled out. Called Ekko, it's part of a new financial ecosystem that includes a “transformative” app and debit card.
Some shopping habits that developed during the pandemic have become firmly ingrained in consumers’ behaviour with a new study saying seven in 10 Britons are shopping more often on their mobile devices than pre-Covid.
Eyewear giant Safilo confirmed this week that its 2021 results were “well above” 2019’s figures. Sales were €969.6 million, up 7.5% on a currency-neutral basis, while adjusted EBITDA surged 25.7% to €81.5 million.
U.S. department store Nordstrom announced on Tuesday the appointment of three retail executives to its off-price Rack division, as the retailer homes in on merchandising and supply chain operations across its network.
UK retail is still far from business-as-usual. The latest footfall figures from the Ipsos Retail Traffic Index showed that the week to March 13’s non-food footfall was down 18.8% compared to the same week in 2019.
The London Fashion Week website is heading for a digital redesign. IBM has been tasked with “matching the in-person catwalk creativity displayed at London Fashion Week and tailoring the supporting digital experience”.
If there was one example of the demise of formalwear and the rise of more casual clothing, it's the fact that the formal suit is no longer being included in the UK's list that makes up the Consumer Prices Index.