The are few greater fashion success stories than Value Retail and newly-expanded Bicester Village is its crowning glory. The luxury outlet in Oxfordshire is probably the highest performing shopping destination anywhere.
Affected by a tough traditional menswear market, the historic Italian label will be closing its factory in Carate Brianza north of Milan. The site employs 134 workers and ceased operations on Wednesday.
It’s all about Gucci at Kering these days, as the French-controlled conglomerate posted a brilliant set of first half results Thursday night, the majority of the good news very much due to the Florentine marque.
The Eternal City suddenly seemed eternally young, after the four-day Altaroma, a novel mix of haute couture shows; debutant catwalks displays, exhibitions and talks featuring fashion, design and photography greats.
Brioni and Kering have appointed Nina-Maria Nitsche Creative Director of the Italian luxury menswear label, where she will handle the fashion house's collections and image, the French group said on Thursday.
Italian shoe brand Sutor Mantellassi has collaborated with Scott Schuman, founder of The Sartorialist, on a sneaker collection. Comprising 3 styles, the range is available exclusively at German retailer Braun Hamburg.