The Kering group’s star label has decided to stage its next show on May 16 at the medieval castle of Castel del Monte, in the southern Italian region of Puglia, and will support a project for the site’s upgrade.
Fashion is often a powerful metaphor for change in a society, rarely more so than in Tel Aviv on Sunday night, where Mona Almansouri became the first ever designer from the Gulf to show at Israel Fashion Week.
Giorgio Armani has revealed plans to open an Armani Hotel near Riyadh, in his latest expansion of his hotel chain. He opened his first Armani Hotel in 2011 in Dubai inside the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
Staged at Hong Kong’s K11 Art and Cultural Centre, the first exhibition organised by the French fashion expert, entitled ‘Savoir-Faire: The Mastery of Craft in Fashion’, blends Chinese craftsmanship and Western culture.
Vivobarefoot, the minimalist footwear business, has linked with Oxygen Project to highlight the issue of destructive algae blooms in bodies of water. And it has launched a shoe called Ultra Bloom made using algae.
Paul Smith has opened a new pop-up boutique Ibiza, as fashion’s only knight continues his global expansion. The new pop-up is located in Ibiza’s iconic old town, beneath the UNESCO World Heritage-listed fortress.