Milan expects to host nearly 500,000 visitors on April 8-14 for the huge, city-wide event, an incredible opportunity for fashion and luxury labels to present countless projects and special initiatives.
The New York City Council has received a proposal to ban the sale of fashion items made with animal fur and the bill has now moved to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing for further consideration.
Major retail landlord Landsec announced a raft of new signings from 17 brands covering 63,000 sq ft across its retail portfolio. Brands who have signed for space include Polo Ralph Lauren, H&M, Diesel, and Armani.
The Italian brand has unveiled its first ever haute joaillerie collection in New York. Intended as an extension of its Armani Privé haute couture line, the collection will also be presented in Tokyo, Paris and Milan.
The Italian Soccer Federation has signed a four-year deal with Giorgio Armani to design the formal off-field uniforms of the Italian men's national soccer team, the women's national team and the national under-21 team.
The general manager of the Italian luxury group will step down on March 31, though he will remain on the board of directors, and will continue as president of Armani-owned Olimpia Milano basketball club.