With his volumes, quirky cuts and colourful palette, the Korean menswear stylist won the 2021 edition of the young designers’ competition in Trieste, Italy, which launched for the occasion ITS Arcademy, opening in 2022.
Contemporary eyewear maker Cubitts is to open of its third store outside of London, with Leeds the latest target. Located in the city’s Victoria Arcade and opening on 1 November, the launch marks 11 stores nationwide.
Registrations have opened for ITS 2021, a competition dedicated to young design, based in Trieste. Scheduled for October, the contest will feature a new digital prize this year. Registrations close on June 24.
The French men's fashion institution has elected the Rick Owens CEO to the head of its governing board. She succeeds Celine's Séverine Merle, while Maison Margiela CEO Gianfranco Gianangeli has become vice president.
One of the most influential names in fashion of the last 60 years has launched a new label. Barbara Hulanicki – the founder of Biba – is unveiling a new wholesale brand that shows clear links to the Biba aesthetic.