One part frustrated bourgeoisie housewife, one part subversive street walker. If Belle du Jour was remade today, this season’s Prada is all the lead actress would need to wear, says Jessica Michault for Nowfashion.com
MILAN, Italy — Prada SpA, an Italian maker of $2,950 leather handbags, said Miuccia Prada Bianchi will step down as the fashion company’s chairman and join her husband Patrizio Bertelli as co-chief executive officer.
HONG KONG, China — Italian fashion house Prada SpA said on Wednesday that sales grew just 9 percent in the year ended January 31, hurt by economic weakness in Europe and a stronger euro.
MILAN, Italy — Prada is being investigated by Italian prosecutors for possible tax evasion after the luxury- goods company disclosed undeclared taxable income, a person with knowledge of the probe said.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF brings you the next instalment of "When They Were Kids," a cartoon series depicting fashion figures as children, created by our friend Fashion Cartoonist.
MILAN, Italy — “We dedicate a lot of time to understand markets, and at the basis there is Miuccia’s work in creating product, which has an identity,” said chief executive officer, Patrizio Bertelli, on the principle causes of Prada Group's continuing success at the company's annual general meeting, in Milan, yesterday. The CEO went on to dismiss calls to show collections from group's Miu Miu label in Milan, as well as the
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
While many other luxury brands reported slowing growth, Prada posted a remarkable net profit increase of 46 percent in the 2012 financial year. BoF examines the secret to the company’s success.