Finally after 16 years closed; municipal headaches; massive rebuilding and Covid delays, France’s most storied department store La Samaritaine revealed itself on Monday, after an estimated €750m investment by owner LVMH.
The CEO of Sergio Rossi is now a shareholder alongside Chinese group Fosun, which has recently acquired the Italian footwear label, and tells FashionNetwork.com how the operation unfolded, outlining his future plans.
On the same day as one malcontent was slapping Emmanuel Macron in rural France, the president’s start-up nation was showing another face – La Caserne, a dynamic new fashion incubator inside Paris' largest fire station.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization that controls the calendar of Paris runway seasons, has unveiled two new digital devices allowing fashion houses to measure their ecological impact.
The entire audience was all dressed essentially in conformist black for the latest iconoclastic show video of Balenciaga, a Spring 2022 collection revealed in a show video this weekend that was worn by just one model.
The former CEO of Conforama joined Maus Frères, owner of Lacoste, The Kooples and Aigle, in January 2020, to oversee department store chain Manor, and has now been appointed the Swiss group's deputy CEO.