London-based outlet malls giant McArthurGlen is to open its first luxury designer outlet to the west of Paris in 2021. The Designer Outlet Normandie will be its fourth centre in France after an investment of €150m+.
The founders of Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana apologised to Chinese customers on Friday as a row over racially offensive posts snowballed, with its products pulled from lucrative Chinese e-commerce platforms.
The house of Dolce & Gabbana called off a giant Shanghai runway show on Wednesday after an internet furor over the brand’s alleged attacks on Chinese culture via videos of Asians eating Italian dishes with chopsticks.
Donatella Versace has created the tiaras for the debutantes at next year’s Vienna Opera Ball, using Swarovski crystals to dramatic effect. All debutantes will wear the tiaras when making their debut on February 28, 2019.
Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
YNAP’s luxury e-tailers Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter have unveiled their Christmas marketing campaigns with a focus for the former on the “ultimate in party dressing” and the latter on the service proposition.