Italian fashion entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli has acquired Antwerp-based Ann Demeulemeester. The designer, who exited her label in 2013, welcomed the news that the New Guards Group co-founder has taken control.
A decade ago, Arkadiusz Likus opened Vitkac, realizing a dream – launching Warsaw’s one and only truly fashionable department store. And he honed his game plan from a famed fashion executive, the late Yves Carcelle.
Some 44% of UK fashion brands are looking to roll out free delivery by 2021 as a response to Covid-19 and in a bid to win back online shoppers. Some 34% also plan to offer free returns and 25% Click & Collect.
Italian luxury brand Valentino, led by new CEO Jacopo Venturini since June, is making new strategic appointments, entrusting the Americas region to Laurent Bergamo, and the Middle East to Simone Bertolini.
When many women finally get their wish post-Covid to spend half their lives in the charm of the countryside with all sorts of witty and stylish pals, Anna Sui’s latest collection is what many of them will be wearing.