Kering, one of the largest luxury groups on the planet, has made financial commitment to fight racism, with contributions to the NAACP and to Campaign Zero – following eight days of protests in multiple American cities.
Fashion labels are coming up with new strategies to deal with a menswear season that has been hugely compromised by the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation of the June trade shows and fashion weeks.
Kering, the world’s second largest luxury conglomerate, has decided to postpone its annual shareholders meeting, the latest major publicly quoted company in fashion to delay its ASM in the wake of coronavirus.
Faced with the increased containment measures implemented against the coronavirus, Gucci has announced the closure of its factories for eight days. LVMH is keeping its sites open, albeit with specific restrictions.
Ahead of the launch of Delpozo’s new collaboration with Anthropologie, its creative director Lutz Huelle charts the brand’s uncertain future, the progress of his eponymous brand and the evolution of fashion weeks.
The Kering-owned menswear brand has revealed its campaign for Spring/Summer 2020. Entitled “Tailoring Legends,” the campaign features brand ambassador Brad Pitt and celebrates the label’s 75th anniversary.
On the first day of Pitti Uomo, the city of Florence awarded its highest distinction, the Fiorino d’Oro (golden florin), to the boss of Kering, in recognition of the French luxury group's investments in Tuscany.
The flags chosen as the theme of the Florentine menswear show, which opens on Tuesday, symbolise the diverse, international range of exhibitors of this winter session, featuring major names and special events.
Kering has named another CEO for Brioni; the fourth boss of the famed, yet troubled, Italian tailor in just five years. Though noted for exceptional quality Brioni has fired as many designers as CEOs in the same period.