The pandemic has triggered a drastic transformation in the relationship between fashion houses and investment funds, which now tend to forge stronger bonds with labels in order to support them in the long term.
Max Mara's Max&Co has teamed up with Margherita Maccapani Missoni in the first of a new series of of design partnerships entitled &Co.llaboration, as the Italian creator returns to design after a six-month hiatus.
Creative director at Missoni since 1997, Angela Missoni is stepping down from the role, but will stay on at the company as president, while her right-hand man, Alberto Caliri, takes over as interim creative director.
The Italian fashion label is reshuffling its senior management. While Margherita Maccapani Missoni has stepped down as creative director of the young line, Giacomo Missoni and Ottavio Missoni Jr have assumed new roles.
This year's event featured a free, digital format and included talks from FashionNetwork.com's own editor-in-chief Godfrey Deeny, M Missoni creative director Margherita Missoni and Giambattista Valli, among others.
Without a creative director since 2017, Emilio Pucci is rethinking its creative strategy by bolstering its studio. For summer 2021, it revealed a strong collection, enriched by Tomotoka Koizumi's capsule collection.
Keeping any business alive these days is no easy task, doubly so for a family business like Missoni. We caught up with Angela Missoni, creative director and daughter of the founder Rosita, for her take.
Diversification, licensing and retail expansion, these are the strategic priorities for the Italian fashion label, which is about to enter China and is launching its first watches line in partnership with Timex.