Curated online marketplace Moda Operandi has launched Moda Operandi Man, a male-focused online destination where men can pre-order pieces from emerging talents and heritage brands straight from the runway.
Moda Operandi is debuting its showroom-to-shopping e-commerce trunk show experience for fine and heirloom jewelry in the US. The company has previously experimented with the trunk show format for other categories.
The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana has re-elected Carlo Capasa as its president for a two-year term. This is the third time that Capasa has been elected as president of the Camera, Italian fashion's governing body.
Online children's lifestyle destination Maisonette has secured $15 million in Series A funding led by private equity firms who were early investors in Goop and Moda Operandi as well as Walmart and Amazon acquisitions.
In 2017, the Italian textile/fashion industry generated an estimated revenue of €54 billion, up 2.4% and above last June’s estimate of +1.8%, driven by exports to China and Russia. However, exports to the US fell 1.7%.