The industry has suffered a loss of approximately €1 billion as ski lifts and cable cars have been shut down in French resorts, with “the worst yet to come” according to industry association Union Sport et Cycle.
French mountain sport equipment group Rossignol has announced that Vincent Wauters, the former CEO of footwear brand Hunter, will take over in December from its CEO Bruno Cercley, who will remain group president.
Tommy Hilfiger has kicked off its sponsorship as official fashion partner of the 2020 Hahnenkamm Ski Races in Kitzbühel, Austria with a performance from The Black Eyed Peas at the annual Kitz-Race-Party.
Tommy Hilfiger has once again teamed up with specialist winter sports brand Rossignol for a third collection of men's and women's ready-to-wear and accessories. The creations are already available in stores and online.
For the past few years, cool active sport brands worldwide have been obsessed with one role model – Moncler. One other brand carving out new territory on the apparel map is Rossignol, the nec plus ultra of Alpine skis.
The ready-to-wear label, now called Frankie Morello Milano, recently appointed a new management team and will return to the catwalks with Damir Doma as creative director, showing in Milan on September 20.
John Varvatos will return to Pitti next January, as the American designer makes his reentry into the European orbit. He will present all three of his lines inside Pitti’s central nerve system, Fortezza da Basso.