The French design awards competition has named four finalists for the grand prize of this year's edition: Aalto, Koché, Martine Rose and the Y / Project. The event has also added a new award category for innovation.
Day 1 at the 70th Cannes Film Festival saw two main leading ladies strike a pose at opposite ends of the style spectrum: characteristically sensual dark beauty for Bellucci and understated edgy chic for Cotillard.
Capsule and Liberty Fairs move to the Jacob Javits Center, temporarily, for their respective summer 2018 New York City shows. The trade shows will share the venue with Project and MRket on July 17 and 18.
Hanes saw a 13% lift in net sales in the first quarter, led by acquisitions in 2016 and online sales. The North Carolina-based firm also launched a Project Booster initiative to generate $300 million in net cash by 2020.
Fashion tradeshow expert Mirjam Dietz will help build awareness and sales for UBM Fashion in Europe. She has worked with German trade shows in the past including Bread & Butter, Igedo Company and Munichfashion.company.
Buzzies, Lace & Liberty, and Loli Beauty were selected from 12 finalists as winners. Each will receive a $10,000 grant, on-site training, and coaching and mentorship as part of PE’s five-week accelerator program.