Benetton has named rapper Ghali as its United Colors of Benetton brand ambassador for this year and he’ll create a capsule collection for the label, something that’s an increasingly common part of face-of deals.
The North Face x Gucci collection will debut in China through a series of specifically designed stores and Gucci Pin pop-up stores, and a limited selection of pieces will also become available on gucci.com.
Pantone has named its new Color of the Year and has selected two with Ultimate Gray and Illuminating being “a marriage of colour, conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting”.
Fashion giant Benetton said Thursday that 2019 was an important milestone in its relaunch as its “economic-financial indicators show significant recovery and a reduction in losses compared to previous years”.
Set to launch on Tmall, the Revlon Inc-owned cosmetics brand is gearing up to wield the power of celebrity as it re-enters the market, while its parent company continues to struggle with financial instability.
On Thursday, the Italian group announced the end of its collaboration with photographer Oliviero Toscani, following his controversial comments on the Genoa bridge collapse disaster, which killed 43 people in 2018.