With production company Division, FashionNetwork.com has analysed the way digital tech and the pandemic have forced labels to rethink how they express themselves, many using virtual catwalk shows as a novel tool.
From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record.
The French online platform dedicated to second-hand fashion and luxury, Vestiaire Collective, has announced its new appointment of Vanessa Masliah as vice president in charge of marketing and branding.
The luxury goods sector could shrug off the hit from the coronavirus crisis as early as this year as Chinese and U.S. shoppers help sales recover to pre-pandemic levels, consultancy Bain said on Monday.
With digital screens now ubiquitous, the eyewear producer has launched the ‘Blue & Beyond’ project, equipping some of its labels’ models with anti-blue light, photochromic UV protection lenses, a luxury industry first.
Gucci plans to stage its next runway show in Los Angeles, the first time the Florentine marque has staged a show in the United States in six years. In the label's centennial year, it will hold a catwalk event on Nov. 3.
On June 1, Hubert Hinterseher will take over from Michael Lämmermann, the German sport group’s CFO since 2013. Arne Freundt, currently head of EMEA, has instead been promoted to the post of chief commercial officer.
The French label, which recently opened its first flagship in Korea, generates 71% of its sales with leather goods, including accessibly priced handbags to attract a younger clientèle, according to a study by Retviews.