The luxury retailer has partnered with various men’s brands to celebrate the launch of menswear on 27 January. Key brands include Prada, Gucci, Loewe, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
As luxury giants continue to snap up the world’s top brands, could the latest move be Kering preparing to buy Moncler? It could be if news reports are to be believed, although neither company has commented.
The Italian luxury label will donate 30% of the proceeds from the sale of four handbag models to fund the restoration work for the floor mosaics and marble walls of the Basilica, badly damaged by the recent flooding.
After stints at Helmut Lang, Gucci and Bottega Venetta, Bellettini joined Saint Laurent as CEO in 2013 to take it to the next level. She talked about identity, creativity and empowerment at the Vogue Fashion Festival.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group, which owns among others Diesel and Marni, will develop, produce and distribute through its subsidiary Staff International the collections of the French label designed by Christelle Kocher.
This has been Bottega Veneta’s year, while Alexander McQueen’s sneakers have enjoyed surging popularity, the former Meghan Markle has been the top influencer and sustainability has been the hottest topic.