The three-day Milan Men's Fashion Week kicking off on January 11 features a much-changed line-up, losing eight names, including Giorgio Armani, and introducing eight new ones, among them John Richmond.
Joe Casely-Hayford has died following a three-year battle with cancer. A tailoring virtuoso, he was one of few black designers to become globally known in the 1980s and was also one of the nicest people in fashion.
Spanish designer brand Bimba y Lola continues to expand its international footprint with plans to open a new store in the UK. The new space will be located at 295-297 Brompton Road and will open next month.
With big industry names, celebrities, and grand runway events from Moncler and Tommy Hilfiger, not to mention Versace's double anniversary, Milan Fashion Week, which starts this Tuesday, promises to be action-packed.
“Lower sales as competition toughens”. That was the headline statement in Nordics fashion retailer KappAhl’s latest sales and earnings report and it underlined how tough Northern Europe’s fashion market is at present.