The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.
The first edition of the Outdoor trade show began in Munich on June 30, with over 1,000 exhibitors. ISPO, the sport market’s leading winter event, is keen to make Outdoor the benchmark summer event too.
If you thought the sneaker trend was waning think again. The new Lyst Index sees sneakers at number one for both women and men. The men’s top 10 has nothing but these sport shoes, while Off-White is top fashion brand.
Right in the middle of the Quiksilver-Billabong merger, Thomas Chambolle, who became EMEA president last year following the demise of Pierre Agnès, is leaving the group, FashionNetwork.com has learned.
Since De Beers abandoned its decades-old policy of refusing to sell lab-grown diamonds as jewellery, the price gap between man-made stones and natural gems has widened - and the difference is set to get even bigger.