EssilorLuxottica is targeting a recovery in its business this year to levels seen before the COVID-19 crisis after the Oakley and Ray-Ban maker's fourth-quarter revenue showed further signs of improvement.
The clothes are still snug and cosy, but fashion designers are now dreaming of outings and parties, judging from the womenswear collections for next winter presented virtually in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
Prada’s sales and profits rebounded at the end of last year from a first-half slump due to the coronavirus pandemic, boosted by a strong performance in China and elsewhere in Asia, a positive trend that has continued.
Global warming or not, designers seem obsessed with winter snow this season, few more so than Miuccia Prada, whose latest collection for Miu Miu, unveiled on Tuesday, was shot in the mountain fastness of the Alps.
Two diametrically opposed women walked the Milanese runway on Thursday. On the one hand, there was Moschino's sensuously sophisticated 1940s lady, on the other, the shifting, enshrouding silhouette proposed by Prada.