On Monday, the French label unveiled the ready-to-wear collection designed by new creative director Kobi Halperin, to be distributed globally from this season, while a relaunch plan for perfume will kick off in 2023.
Fragrance giant Inter Parfums has reported a strong 2021 with a 23% sales rise and surging earnings compared to 2019. Net sales reached $879.5m last year while the gross margin rose to 63% from 2019’s 62%.
The multi-service agency has bolstered its senior staff by naming Jessica Juliano as head of omni-channel operations, Giovanni Pungetti as head of Asia and Giovanni de Marchi, ex Slam Jam, as head of brand partnerships.
Inter Parfums Inc has entered into a 10-year exclusive global licensing agreement with Emanuel Ungaro for the creation, development and distribution of fragrances and fragrance-related products for the brand.
Milan-based brand La DoubleJ has named “influential creative leader” Julia Leach its Chief Brand Officer. She’ll work with founders JJ Martin and Andrea Ciccoli “to realise their creative and business goals".
September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
Esteban Cortazar, who began his fashion career as a teenage wunderkind, returned to his pre-teen days in halcyon hipster days of nineties Miami for his new linkup with Spanish label Desigual that launches today.