Italian fashion house Gucci said on Monday it would strengthen controls on its suppliers after a television program showed Chinese employees working more than three times their official hours to assemble its handbags.
E-commerce enables local fashion boutiques to tap global markets. Or so the theory goes. What does it take to put it into practice?
Gucci’s longtime creative director Frida Giannini is leaving, a victim of her own success after her designs became too popular to retain the exclusive cachet their price tags demand.
In the last two years, emerging fashion brands like Christopher Kane, Altuzarra, JW Anderson, Nicholas Kirkwood and Roksanda have attracted a flurry of investment. Who’s next? BoF identifies the young fashion labels we would bet on, based on their commercial and creative potential.
Salvatore Ferragamo SpA Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo ruled out selling a stake in the luxury shoemaker founded by his father amid speculation that the company could attract interest from LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA.
Permira Advisers LLP has approached Roberto Cavalli SpA about a possible acquisition of a stake in the Italian fashion house, two people familiar with the matter said.
Italy’s new prime minister Matteo Renzi is focused on tackling the many problems facing Italy’s fashion sector, sparking new hope across the industry. Will he succeed?
Street style imagery from Pitti Uomo, capturing the élan and flair of the fair’s attendees, has played a major role in liberating men’s style and democratising dandyism. BoF reports.
Since its inception, Pitti Uomo has grown into the largest and most influential menswear trade show of its kind. In the second instalment of a two-part series, we examine how Pitti Uomo became a global player.
In Florence’s historic Palazzo Vecchio, the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and BoF founder Imran Amed honoured 30 leading global menswear retailers on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of ‘Firenze Home Town of Fashion.’