The Italian luxury house announced on Thursday that it has promoted British designer Paul Andrew to the role of creative director. Andrew joined the company in 2016 and will now oversee both men's and women's design.
The Madrid trade fair welcomed 15,250 visitors and over 800 exhibitors to its February edition, keeping footfall levels high despite a change of direction. International visitors accounted for 25% of the total.
LFW's Designer Showrooms may have had less attention than the big runway names, but it continued to do what it always does - shining a spotlight on young and promising labels from the UK and further afield.
Shares of Nike Inc fell nearly 2 percent on Thursday, a day after a sneaker worn by an emerging basketball star split in half shortly into a hotly anticipated game between Duke University and North Carolina.
Olivier Saillard, the noted curator of multiple designer museum retrospectives, showed up in Milan’s hippest big boutique Corso Como at Thursday lunchtime to present his latest artistic brainchild, Moda Povera II.