Faced with the retail sector’s troubles and the need for the French department store group to transform itself, the supervisory board has decided to end Le Printemps’ collaboration with Paolo de Cesare, CEO since 2007.
The Italian label, which was set to unveil the collection designed by Christelle Kocher in a presentation, has instead opted to stage a show on February 20, making its catwalk comeback after a three-year absence.
The Florentine label has been without a creative director since 2017. A collaboration with Koché’s Christelle Kocher, is the first out of a series of designers who have been invited to reinterpret the brand's archives.
Car maker BMW has inked a five-year licence deal with the eyewear group starting on January 1 2020, for the design, production and distribution of eyeglasses and sunglasses for the BMW, BMW M and BMW M Motorsport lines.
The luxury label owned by LVMH has doubled its leather goods production capacity in Tuscany with a new site in Radda in Chianti. The site, in which Celine invested over €20 million, is set to double its staff by 2021.
Pucci has not had a creative director for the past year, and its future direction remains somewhat vague, but it does have an innovative new ad campaign, teasing millennial vanity in a curious role reversal.