Yoox Net-A-Porter has named Fiona Firth managing director of its luxury menswear e-tailer Mr Porter. Firth hasn’t been brought in from outside but has been buying director at the operation since April 2016.
Rahul Mishra, Julie de Libran (ex-creative director of Sonia Rykiel) and Imane Ayissi have joined the official calendar of the Paris Haute Couture week for next January, while Bouchra Jarrar will make her comeback.
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.
54 fashion houses will show in Paris between 14 and 19 January. Although Celine may be sitting this one out, five new brands will be stopping by for the first time, while Jacquemus and Givenchy are making their return.
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.
The luxury retailer has partnered with various men’s brands to celebrate the launch of menswear on 27 January. Key brands include Prada, Gucci, Loewe, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
The news published by Bloomberg about a possible takeover of the down jacket label by the French luxury group fuelled plenty of speculations. FashionNetwork.com analyses the operation’s potential impact.
As luxury giants continue to snap up the world’s top brands, could the latest move be Kering preparing to buy Moncler? It could be if news reports are to be believed, although neither company has commented.