A final 24 hours of contrasts in the Milan runway season, starring Italy’s single most famous designer and its most mass market brand, Benetton, with the debut of Andrea Incontri; followed by a mass march at Moncler.
Hollywood took over Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, with a Kardashian-led Kim X Dolce & Gabbana show; a debut at Ferragamo dedicated to silver screen glamour and some model diversity at Bottega Veneta.
Fashion loves nothing more than a debut, and in a season of five in Milan, Etro went first. Though the star appearance on Friday was by a veteran; a cyberpunk display by Donatella Versace in a major statement.
Pop-up stores are essential for small and fledging fashion brands to gain mainstream exposure. And none more than the temporary showroom on London’s Regent Street spotlighting Fashion Minority Alliance's brands.
Thursday marked a day of thrilling shows in Milan; from the Riviera romance of Max Mara and the grand minimalism of Prada, to an orchestra-led display by MM6 and a giant ovation at Emporio Armani for Giorgio.
The Armani Group continues to reinforce its A|X Armani Exchange presence in Europe with a third sales point in London, located on Regent Street. It follows recent openings in Milan, Amsterdam and Berlin.
Nordstrom Inc has adopted a "poison pill" to prevent investors from amassing 10% or more of its shares, the company said on Tuesday, just days after a Mexican retailer built a stake in the luxury department store chain.
In recent months, the brand has opened new stores in Mexico, Japan, Portugal, Australia, Chile and Austria. In addition, Tiziana Domínguez is stepping down from what has been her position for six years.