Some think that Francesco Risso at Marni is the most inventive designer in Milan at the moment, and judging from the compelling collection that he staged for the brand on Friday, that is a truly sage opinion.
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.
Milan Fashion Week starts on Tuesday 17 with an exciting calendar featuring new names like Boss and Peter Pilotto; a host of Chinese designers and emerging talent; and Italy’s leading labels, except for Roberto Cavalli.
Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations.
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.