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.
Further evidence of the importance of cycling as an expanding sports category has come with news that UK brands giant Pentland has bought the Scotland-based Endura cycle clothing and accessories label.