Newcastle-headquartered Ashworth and Parker has hailed the progress of its End menswear destination End in its latest financial results, highlighting the opening of a London flagship store and 33% rise in sales.
Saint Laurent’s models on Tuesday paraded down a runway filled with dozens of projector lights against the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower to showcase the French label’s collection for Paris Fashion Week.
On Wednesday, Kering announced the issue of €500 million worth of bonds, maturing in 2022, that are exchangeable for Puma shares, a further step in its exit from the German sport group, which began in 2018.
The Croatian designer has hired Christophe Mélard, formerly at Sergio Rossi, as his label’s new CEO. He also licensed the production of his ready-to-wear line to Jato Group, and is thinking about showing in Paris again.
Running 23 September to 1 October, the nine-day calendar announced for Paris Fashion Week on Friday promises new creative directors, big name brands and fresh talent, with highlights including Patou's relaunch by LVMH.
According to fashion aggregation platform Stylight, we can expect to see fashionistas take to the streets in oversized outerwear in a variety of bold colors this fall, not to mention the return of the cowboy boot.
Few American designers were physically closer to the tragedy of 9/11 than Marc Jacobs. On Wednesday, in the Uptown Armory on Park Avenue, Jacobs addressed the disaster, with a call for cheerfulness and confidence.
New York Fashion Week officially kicks off this Friday with a reduced season and a new crop of young hopefuls; though the most watched debutant will be Tom Ford, in his inaugural season as the president of the CFDA.