John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.
The British Fashion Council has released the shortlist for this year’s Fashion Awards, with Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Loewe leading the way with four nominations each. Winners will be announced on 2 December.
British designer John Galliano railed against Brexit and populism threatening "the moral fibre of society" after a pointed Paris fashion show where he paid tribute to World War II heroes for saving democracy.
In Britain, where John Galliano hails from, they have an institution formerly known as the Territorial Army. Galliano at Maison Margiela formed a new corps, a Transgressive Army, for the label's show on Wednesday.
Renzo Rosso, who owns more fashion-forward brands than anyone in Italy, is one busy man. We caught up with the fashion empresario in Manhattan to hear how his radical readjustment of Diesel is progressing.
The Italian denim label has tweaked its new store concept, introduced in Copenhagen last May, and will adapt its other monobrand stores accordingly, choosing between renovations, new openings and closures.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has increased the stake its holds in the Dutch label from 51 to 70% of the capital, while the remaining 30% is in the hands of founders and designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren.