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Authentic Brands Group buys Hunter's IP, names license partners
Authentic has acquired rain boots specialist Hunter — or to put it more accurately, it has acquired the “intellectual property” of the brand and named two key partners for the UK/Europe and the US.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
Laings to open first monobrand showroom with TAG Heuer in Glasgow
Independent luxury jewellers Laings is opening a new TAG Heuer boutique on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, creating eight jobs to support the growing partnership it has with the brand.
Stella McCartney adds more new materials, makes first bag from banana plants
As interest in leather alternatives and other eco-friendly materials for accessories grows, Stella McCartney has launched its first-ever bag made from banana plants as part of its autumn 2023 collection.
ASOS, Fashion Minority Report launch incubator for ethnic minority-owned brands
ASOS and Fashion Minority Report (FMR) have joined forces to launch an inaugural incubator programme "to help bridge the gap between the industry and ethnic minority-owned brands – who continue to face barriers".
Ciara touts sustainability goals at United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network meeting
The R&B singer, entrepreneur, and co-founder of The House of Love, Respect & Care shared her eco-friendly approach at the annual gathering hosted by the multinational organization and the Fashion Impact Fund.
2023 CFDA Fashion Awards to take place Nov. 6
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced on Thursday that the 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards, will take place on Monday, November 6.
Farfetch names new Off-White CEO, New Guards chair as founders depart
Farfetch announced on Thursday that Cristiano Fagnani has been appointed to the role of CEO of Off-White, while remaining in charge of New Guard Group's Reebok business as CEO of NGG++.
Luxury circular club More launched as "savvier" way to own luxury
A timeshare for luxury goods? Sort of. It’s called More, and its model is based on co-ownership of personal luxury goods. It's positioned as “the world’s first Circular Luxury Club”.
Thom Browne to show couture in Paris this July
The house of Thom Browne will stage its debut haute couture show in Paris in July, the latest American couturier to take a jump into the French season.
Eraldo Poletto named new CEO of Italian footwear brand Santoni
The former CEO of Furla and Ferragamo, and board member of the Italian luxury footwear brand, will take over from Giuseppe Santoni, who is staying on as board chairman and executive president.
Sources say LVMH chief Bernard Arnault to visit China in June
LVHM chief Bernard Arnault is set to visit China, two sources told Reuters on Thursday, as European luxury goods makers closely track the pace of recovery of the key market following three years of COVID disruptions.
Ann Demeulemeester names Stefano Gallici as new designer
The house of Ann Demeulemeester has appointed Stefano Gallici to be its new designer, naming the new creative talent just one week after jettisoning his predecessor Ludovic de Saint Sernin.
Prada group names Francesca Secondari as Group General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer
The Prada group has announced it has appointed Francesca Secondari as Group General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. In her role, she will be in charge of corporate legal affairs and compliance for the group.
LVMH’s Métiers d’Art division buys majority stake in Italian leather specialist Nuti Ivo
LVMH has recently acquired a majority stake in Italian leather specialist Nuti Ivo S.p.A, which has now become part of the world's number-one luxury group's Métiers d’Art division.
Appeal of quiet luxury trend confirmed by JOOR wholesale data
The quiet luxury trend has been making a big impact this year, despite some scepticism about its durability, but wholesale data appears to show it’s being backed by retail buyers.