The men’s division of the French governing body for fashion, the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine, has named the CEO of Celine, Séverine Merle, to the head of its board, succeeding Sidney Toledano.
Despite the absence of Givenchy, slated to show at Pitti Uomo, Paris' menswear Fashion Week will welcome a number of returning brands and four new labels: Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan.
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.
Parisian label Sonia Rykiel has filed for receivership and is looking for a new owner, FashionNetwork.com learned on Tuesday. The announcement comes after several years of declining sales at the label.
The Italian footwear label has tapped the former creative director of Lanvin to collaborate on its Tod's Factory project. The famous designer has created an accessory collection that will be revealed before the summer.
Following its recent acquisition of an increased stake in Tom Tailor, the Chinese firm has presented a takeover bid for the struggling German apparel company, making an offer below the group's current market value.
The luxury group has appointed Catherine Fulconis, in charge of leather goods and saddlery, to sit on the executive committee, and broadened the remit of Wilfried Guerrand, who leads the women's business.