From credit card companies to automakers, it seems everyone wants a piece of the fashion world to inject a little oomph into their brands. When does it work?
The family-owned cut crystal company has already transformed itself into one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, but their ambitions have grown to keep pace with the expanding market for fashion jewellery.
This season, a wide diversity of fashion films provided evidence that the genre has matured.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week’s top developments in the business of fashion.
As a landmark exhibition tracing Swarovski’s long history in Haute Coutre opens in Paris, Nadja Swarovski speaks to Imran Amed about the design-led vision that she has been advocating for her family business, founded in 1895 by her great-great-grandfather.
PPR eyes Brioni (Reuters) “French luxury goods and retail group PPR is considering buying family-owned Italian tailor Brioni for about 350 million euros ($508.4 million)… The deal, if it goes ahead, would allow PPR to make further progress on its pledge to get out of retail and make luxury and sports brands its central focus.” A Proenza Schouler Deal Is Near (On the Runway) “A European private-equity firm is expected to
British Fashion Awards 2009 – The Winners (Independent) “British fashion’s leading lights were rubbing shoulder pads last night at the prestigious annual awards which celebrate home-grown design talent and business success and are voted for by industry leaders, designers and retailers.” Neiman Marcus sees weak luxury demand (FT) “Neiman Marcus, the US luxury retailer, said on Wednesday it was seeing