Luxury group Kering had a good year in 2019 and the final quarter was also strong. Its star brand Gucci outperformed, Saint Laurent continued to power ahead and Bottega Veneta’s recovery looked to be well established.
The Mary Quant retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington has welcomed over 400,000 visitors, cementing the institution’s fashion credentials just in time for the designer’s 90th birthday.
Off-White and Bottega Veneta are continuing to ride high in the latest version of The Lyst Index. The Q4 report from the high-end search engine showed that Off-White is again the "hottest brand on the planet”.
Fashion brands wanting to know how to stage a convincing presentation should have sent an emissary to Alexander McQueen's event this weekend, which was a salutary lesson in combining art, taste and photography.
This season, the Milan Fashion Week Men’s has teamed up with London, and will welcome a spate of new names and major comebacks, from Gucci to Ferragamo, to bolster its programme and make up for 11 withdrawals.
The Milan Fashion Week Men, scheduled on January 10 to 14, will be half a day longer and will feature many come-backs and new names, among them Gucci and A-Cold-Wall, compensating for no fewer than 11 withdrawals.
The British label has decided to showcase its men’s collections in a new city every season. After a presentation in London last June, it will move to Milan next January to present the Fall/Winter 2020-21 collection.