German fashion house Hugo Boss reported a drop in first-quarter earnings on Thursday due to reorganization costs, higher marketing expenses and a strong U.S. dollar, while sales fell in a challenging U.S. market.
As it seeks to up its game in the fast-growing Chinese luxury market, it has been revealed that the New York-based womenswear brand has been acquired by Shenzhen-based private equity fund Green Harbor.
The Hugo Boss-owned young fashion label Hugo has teamed up with Liam Payne on an exclusive capsule collection inspired by his personal style. The UK singer will also become the face of the brand’s bodywear range.
The brand ambassador for Hugo Boss's "Boss Bottled" range of fragrance since the summer of 2017, actor Chris Hemsworth will be the face of the modern man's newest olfactory signature, "Boss Bottled Infinite."
The New York City Council has received a proposal to ban the sale of fashion items made with animal fur and the bill has now moved to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing for further consideration.
In the midst of the Kering-owned brand's relaunch, FashionNetwork.com has learned that Bottega Veneta has named a new CEO for its EMEA zone: Hugo Boss alum Massimiliano Brunazzo, who joins the Italian brand from Adidas.