Current market reports indicate that private equity firm Permira Advisers is aiming to sell its majority stake in Hugo Boss and re-opening talks to invest in Roberto Cavalli. What lessons can private equity firms learn from the company’s last major fashion investment?
Despite its traditional codes, rituals and gender divisions, couture is modernising. But is modernisation at odds with its role as a creative laboratory for dreams?
The Savigny Luxury Index fell 2.2 percent over the month, as adverse foreign exchange movements continue to weigh on the luxury sector’s growth.
The Savigny Luxury Index continued its upward ascent gaining over two percent this month, driven by positive newsflow and reassured prospects for the Chinese economy.
Fashion folk love to chatter. So what were the topics that dominated the conversation this weekend at New York Fashion Week?
With hundreds of glossy spring/summer advertising campaigns set to populate major fashion magazines, Internet forums and social media platforms from Facebook to Tumblr to Pinterest, The Business of Fashion picks the Top 10 Campaigns of the Season. Which campaigns did you like most?
Sonny Vandevelde brings us behind-the-scenes shots from Paris menswear week.
MILAN, Italy — Loro Piana, an Italian luxury textiles maker and fashion house, is so particular about its materials that it bought its own natural reserve in the mountains of Peru to protect the vicuna, an endangered species that yields a precious wool.
From Sophia Kokosalaki and Oscar de la Renta to Net-a-Porter and Browns, a wide range of ready-to-wear designers and luxury fashion retailers are capitalising on the rise and rise of designer bridalwear.