Energy-Saving In Fashion, Valentino Turns Off Lights Early

MILAN, Italy – Italian brand Valentino has decided to switch off the lights in its shops earlier at night to save energy and give a signal of ‘environmental awareness’, following in the footsteps of the French luxury giant LVMH. Starting from last night, lights in around 95 Valentino’s boutiques around the globe are to be … More Energy-Saving In Fashion, Valentino Turns Off Lights Early

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Dior Show In Spain Glitters With Flamenco Notes, Couture Collaborations

PARIS, France – A live show by Christian Dior in the Spanish city of Seville on Thursday included a colourful celebration of flamenco. The event is one of several that mark the return of luxury labels to the catwalk after a period of dormancy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event in the city’s historic Plaza … More Dior Show In Spain Glitters With Flamenco Notes, Couture Collaborations

Moncler Bets On Store Expansion, Footwear To Drive Growth

MILAN, Italy – Italian luxury group Moncler said on Thursday it would open refurbish or relocate 200 stores in the next three years, mostly in Asia, and diversify into shows and clothes for warmer weather. The group, which in 2020 acquired streetwear brand Stone Island, also said it expected to beat analyst forecasts for annual … More Moncler Bets On Store Expansion, Footwear To Drive Growth

Louis Vuitton Designer Virgil Abloh’s Charisma Extended Beyond Luxury

Paris, France – – It was a ‘kid in a candy store’ moment for Billie Essco when he found himself in a cavernous space beneath the Louvre Museum in January last year, backstage before a show for fashion designer Virgil Abloh’s luxury streetwear label Off – White. Essco, a 31 – year – old Black … More Louis Vuitton Designer Virgil Abloh’s Charisma Extended Beyond Luxury

Prada Sees Second – Hand Fashion As Opportunity, Weighs Partnership

PARIS, France – Italian fashion group Prada sees opportunity in the booming second – hand fashion sector which it can develop both in – house and through partnership, marketing chief and heir designate Lorezo Bertelli told Reuters. The market for pre – owned chic bags and cloths has surged over the last three years, driven … More Prada Sees Second – Hand Fashion As Opportunity, Weighs Partnership

Fashion Firm Rent The Runway Struts Into Wall St With $1.7 Billion Valuation

PARIS, France – Fashion company Rent the Runway was on Wednesday valued at $1.7 billion after its shares opened nearly 10% above their initial public offering price, the latest consumer – facing business to ace its market debut in the United States. The company’s site allows women to rent and shop secondhand clothes and accessories … More Fashion Firm Rent The Runway Struts Into Wall St With $1.7 Billion Valuation

Zara Owner To Charge For Paper Bags In Spanish Stores In Push For Reuse

MADRID, Spain – The owner of the fashion brand Zara, Inditex, will start charging 10 euros cents ($0.12) for paper bags from next week at all of its shops in Spain as part of a push for sustainability and packaging reuse, the company said on Friday.  The world’s biggest fashion retail will roll out the … More Zara Owner To Charge For Paper Bags In Spanish Stores In Push For Reuse

Actress Salma Hayek Shows Off Elie Saab Suit In Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, USA – U.S – Mexican actress Salma Hayek made an appearance on ‘Kimmy Kimmel Live!’ in Los Angeles this weekend wearing a feisty leopard – print suit by Lebanese designer Elie Saab. The actress, who is of Spanish and Lebanese descent, appeared on the TV show alongside fellow actor Kumail Nanjiani to talk … More Actress Salma Hayek Shows Off Elie Saab Suit In Los Angeles

Colourful Catwalk Shows Return At Hybrid London Fashion Week

London – – A hybrid London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, with a mix of digital presentations and the event’s first in – person shows in a year. International press and buyers were back watching the catwalk presentations, including displays from menswear designer and choreographer Saul Nash and Turkish – born Bora Aksu. ‘It … More Colourful Catwalk Shows Return At Hybrid London Fashion Week

The Giorgio Armani Show In Dubai Is Back In Motion For 2021

Paris / France – – A Giorgio Armani show is official taking place in Dubai this year to mark the 10th anniversary of the Armani hotel. The Italian house announced that the Dubai event, originally the Cruise 2021 Show scheduled for 2020, will now take place on October 26, 2021. Dubbed One Night One, the event … More The Giorgio Armani Show In Dubai Is Back In Motion For 2021