In its show, tube dresses in white or printed stretch tulle were worn alone or layered over each other, creating a weightless. Shawn Kolodny’s show was staged in a blinding white room dotted with giant inflatable silver orbs. Continue reading
Sabato De Sarno’s High-Stakes Gucci Debut and the designer’s first outing this Friday will be a major test for the Italian megabrand and owner Kering.
Born in Naples, De Sarno started his career with Prada in 2005. He later worked for Dolce & Gabbana and, from 2009, as director of men’s and women’s collections at Valentino.
Clothes expected for the upcoming Balmain show at Paris Fashion Week have gone missing after a truck transporting the collection was stolen, according to an Instagram post from Olivier Rousteing.
Was the delivery diverted or the truck stolen? Thank goodness the driver is safe,” the creator wrote in a message to his 9.8 million followers. So it would have been more of a truck jacking!
The show scheduled for September 27 near the Eiffel Tower would continue as planned, we are in the process of redoing everything but it’s so disrespectful, he continued, especially for others but he doesn’t know that when we have the patterns it’s easy to redo all in a few days.
A big intellectual scam, for a fictitious theft certainly, welcome to the wonderful world of fashion. Oh by the way, there are always GPS trackers when transporting a collection. The truck from China got lost on the Silk Road!.
Sarah Burton is stepping down as Artistic Director of Alexander McQueen after 26 years, 14 of which she spent as Creative Director. Her departure marks the end of an era, and raises questions about the future of this legendary British fashion house at the start of London Fashion Week. Continue reading
Known to have collaborated with Nazi Germany, documents unveiled by the exhibition “Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion manifesto” exhibition in London suggests that she may have been on both sides.
That’s the theory now put forward by the new exhibition focusing on the French couturier at London’s Victoria and Albert museum. According to documents, Coco Chanel, known for collaborating with Nazi Germany during the Second World War, was also “an occasional agent” in the Resistance.
Gabrielle Chanel, who lived at the Hotel Ritz, partly requisitioned by the Nazi regime to house the Luftwaffe and its chief, Marshal Göring. The fashion designer then had a relationship with a German embassy attaché, Hans Günther von Dincklage, who was undoubtedly a spy.
Birkenstock, and LVMH and Groupe Arnault is studying its strategic options for the famous sandal brand, including a potential IPO. According to the registration statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company is preparing to introduce itself to Wall Street.
The early buzz is that Birkenstock’s valuation could top $8 billion. Birkenstock is more than a shoe, Oliver Reichert said in a letter included with the registration statement. lt’s a way of thinking, a way of living.”As a brand that has endured for centuries since 1774, Birkenstock is widely revered, resonating with the zeitgeist and even defining it.
Baccarat is for sale. Tor Investment and Sammasan Capital, the two Hong Kong creditors who became shareholders of the prestigious crystal factory when its Chinese owner disappeared in 2020, have mandated the bank Messier & Associés to find a buyer, according to our information.
Around six to seven contenders are still in the running, according to sources familiar with the matter. Asian and Gulf investors, an industrialist from northern Europe, as well as a Swiss fund and another from the Maghreb.
The glass factory founded by King Louis XV in 1754, however, no longer interests French investors. The French industrial group Chargeurs, which seeks to strengthen its position in luxury, was interested in the deal.
“They found the sellers’ price expectations unreasonable in view of the performance and closed the file this summer,” indicates a source. Since then, its manager Michaël Fribourg has turned to other acquisitions in the luxury sector. Sammasan Capital hopes to raise more than 400 million euros from the sale of the emblematic Lorraine factory.
The creative force behind Christian Dior’s most iconic collections for three decades passed away on Sept. 6 in Châtillon-sur-Seine, France, at age 97.
The Saint-Nicolas church will hold religious services on Sept. 13. Christian Dior’s founder, Bohan, was Dior’s longest-serving designer. Continue reading