Offers for luxury label Ralph & Russo need to be in by April 14, Hilco, which is running the auction of the failed business, said on Monday. And one of its joint administrators spoke of a “high level of interest”.
Schiaparelli kicked off first the ever fully digital Paris haute couture season on Monday with a film which concentrated on its couturier, Daniel Roseberry, since he was marooned in New York throughout the lockdown.
The Paris haute couture collections, to most fashion aficionados the ultimate expression of creative fashion, debuts in Paris on Monday morning, with the first digital season in the world’s greatest fashion capital.
Tamara Ralph, the designer half of Ralph & Russo, is an Australian couturier currently spending the lockdown far from her UK base. Sydney-born Ralph has found refuge to sketch and create in another city port: Cannes.
The luxury fashion brand's new atelier and head office in White City Place, London will be almost twice the size of its current headquarters and accommodate about 400 staff. The new office is expected to open in May.
There is life outside of Paris even for haute couture. Traditionally the métier was confined to the French capital, with just one acknowledged sub-division called Alta Moda in Rome, and latterly Milan.