Skeletons, Family and Religion (IHT)
"There was little of the sharp tailoring associated with Givenchy, where Mr. Tisci has been the creative director for five years... In an interview, the designer explained his vision."
Perrone Quits as CEO of Italian Suitmaker Brioni (Bloomberg)
"Perrone, the 40-year-old grandson of Brioni co-founder Gaetano Savini, was appointed sole CEO in July last year, replacing a governing committee, of which he was part. The move was partly to accelerate decision-making, he said at the time."
IT Holding Administrators Extend Bid Deadline for Ferré (Bloomberg)
"Administrators for IT Holding, the Italian fashion company being reorganized under government- backed bankruptcy protection, extended the deadline for binding offers for the Gianfranco Ferré label."
Apple's Appvertising Takes Off (Brand Channel)
"To make iAd advertising as effective as possible, Apple is looking to mesh interaction with emotion... Apple is reportedly 'studying the buying habits' of 150 million iTune users so it can target its mobile ads."
Slow fashion: forever yours (Guardian)
"The concept of fast fashion – the hunger for a cheap Saturday night top that gets bought, worn once or twice and swiftly dumped – is fast fading. In its place we have slow fashion, the pre-eminence of terminally stylish designs with lasting appeal."