The recent popularity of colourful shoes from independent labels like Mach & Mach and Amina Muaddi, as well as Paris Texas, Arielle Baron, The Attico, Ancuta Sarca and Pīferi speaks to the post-pandemic hunger for novelty footwear.
As the Omicron variant sweeps across the world, retailers are reckoning with an inescapable reality: Covid-19 is here to stay. BoF outlines the fundamental facts that should inform the industry’s next moves.
Signs of streetwear’s importance to the luxury business model were everywhere this week, from Virgil Abloh’s last collection for Louis Vuitton to LVMH’s Aimé Leon Dore deal to Bally’s appointment of Rhuigi Villaseñor.
The luggage and lifestyle brand is expanding its product and marketing strategies while launching collaborations and pop-up stores as its founder, Shay Mitchell, eyes expansion and profitability after five years in business. BoF learns more.