This has been Bottega Veneta’s year, while Alexander McQueen’s sneakers have enjoyed surging popularity, the former Meghan Markle has been the top influencer and sustainability has been the hottest topic.
‘Very Ralph’, the documentary on the 50-year career of the US fashion and culture icon, was released on HBO on November 12 and in France on November 16, with an advance screening in Paris for 100 selected guests.
The new Lyst Index for Q3 shows that Daniel Lee’s appointment at Bottega Veneta was an inspired move for Kering with the label entering the hottest brands list for the first time, climbing 21 places in the ranking.
Shop Direct has released good full-year results on one level, but not so impressive on another. Its Very operation has outperformed, but Littlewoods has struggled and the group as a whole remains loss-making.
The company set up from scratch in 2014 by luxury group Kering, the industry’s first to internalise its eyewear business, is about to top the €500 million revenue mark, and says it isn’t interested in Safilo.