French fashion label Saint Laurent, part of Kering , will open a new manufacturing site for handbags and wallets outside Florence, the latest luxury house to expand its presence in Italy's leather goods heartland.
On the first day of Pitti Uomo, the city of Florence awarded its highest distinction, the Fiorino d’Oro (golden florin), to the boss of Kering, in recognition of the French luxury group's investments in Tuscany.
This season, the Milan Fashion Week Men’s has teamed up with London, and will welcome a spate of new names and major comebacks, from Gucci to Ferragamo, to bolster its programme and make up for 11 withdrawals.
On the night before Christmas, the shop windows of the Kering group’s luxury label's main Parisian store, in rue Saint-Honoré, were tagged with graffiti made with a fire extinguisher by street artist Kidult.
Kering has named another CEO for Brioni; the fourth boss of the famed, yet troubled, Italian tailor in just five years. Though noted for exceptional quality Brioni has fired as many designers as CEOs in the same period.
LVMH, Kering and Hermès were able to cushion the Hong Kong troubles’ impact on their quarterly results, but the city’s stalemate is problematic. FashionNetwork.com looks at how this could benefit Singapore.
Paris' commercial court has rejected appeals from the luxury group in two sets of proceedings pitting it against Hedi Slimane, the former creative director of Yves Saint Laurent, in a dispute that dates back to 2016.