Romain Guinier, who took charge of the French premium label a year ago and recently appointed a new creative director, talks about the Covid-19 crisis’ impact on The Kooples, and the label's plans to bounce back.
Having been acquired by MF Brands last year, the French label has recruited Tom Van Dorpe. The Belgian creative director spoke to FashionNetwork.com about his return to Europe and his new role at the brand.
The Swiss group finalised the acquisition of the Elicha brothers’ label last May. FashionNetwork.com’s partner Retviews has analysed the product range on its site, comparing it to its accessible luxury competitors.
The Swiss group announced on Tuesday the finalisation of its acquisition of the entirety of The Kooples Group. It has named Romain Guinier to the head of the French group, as revealed by FashionNetwork.com.
Following the French competition authority's approval of the group's acquisition of The Kooples, Thierry Guibert of Maus Frères, owner of Lacoste, Gant and Aigle, has confided the brand to Aigle's CEO.