In early August, fragrance specialist Interparfums, owner of Rochas, announced the termination of the label's menswear collections due to the economic crisis, ending the collaboration with designer Federico Curradi.
London-based consultancy Tomorrow has announced a “360-degree” partnership with Italian RTW brand N21. The strategic partnership will span distribution, events, strategy and a mentorship programme for emerging talent.
You can’t keep a good man down, in life, in fashion and certainly not in Milan, where Alessandro Dell’Acqua celebrated the tenth anniversary of his brand N°21, with a salutary sophisticatedly sexy show.
Tod’s said that preliminary sales figures showed that group revenue fell 2.6% in 2019 to €916.1 million, pushed down by weaker business in Italy and the rest of Europe. A year earlier, Tod’s revenues fell 3% globally.
Tod’s has linked up with the noted Japanese designer brand Mame Kurogouchi for its latest T Factory collaboration. The project was first launched in September 2018 with a collaboration with Alessandro Dell’Acqua.
N°21's Alessandro Dell'Acqua redefined formal wear with a sensual twist at Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, while, at Marni, Francesco Risso chose imperfection as the watchword for the brand's new aesthetic.
Emanuel Ungaro has partnered with manufacturer GST, part of the Toma Italian Brands group to expand its menswear segment, still led by Philippe Paubert, and also has new licensees for footwear and leather goods.