The French cosmetics giant has entered into negotiations with Clarins with a view to acquire the two perfume brands, as well as Mugler’s fashion business, an operation which would reinforce L’Oréal’s luxury division.
It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.
Kering has revealed a surprise appointment at the head of Italian label Bottega Veneta. Bartolomeo Rongone, previously chief operating officer at Yves Saint Laurent, will replace Claus-Dietrich Lahrs on 1 September.
The French luxury group has announced that the CEO of Balenciaga is joining its executive committee. Charbit took over the label's leadership in November 2016, and will start in the new role from July 1.
Ebay and WGACA are partnering to launch a series of capsule collections, beginning with the ‘Peace, Luxe and Rock and Roll' capsule, made of 1,300 women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, luxury accessories and vintage items.
An intense men’s fashion week starts in Paris on Tuesday, with the ‘Karl for Ever’ event and 60 catwalk shows, including rookie labels Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan, and Balmain’s gig-show.