Tod’s may spin off its luxury sneaker division, Hogan, according to a company spokeswoman.
More than a fashion trend, Vans has maintained double-digit growth for 19 consecutive quarters. BoF speaks to Kevin Bailey, president of the action sports division of VF Corporation, which owns Vans, to understand the key components of the company’s strategy.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Italian designer label Tod’s is edging away from its comfortable driving shoes, ballerina flats and platform sandals in an attempt to diversify its business and revive flagging sales.
Fast Fashion Meets Couture in Paris (IHT) “H&M has a particular reason to welcome the [Lanvin] collection to Paris: a new 2,800-square meter… store on the Champs-Élysées, designed by the French architect Jean Nouvel — the first time a ‘fast fashion’ chain has followed the architectural route.” Coach Gallops Into Europe (IHT) “Mr. Frankfort, chairman and CEO of the American accessories