Social media, Chinese nationalism and a culture war in the US have ratcheted up the risk of costly cultural missteps like those made by Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Prada and others. Luca Solca examines what fashion brands should — and should not — do.
Both labels are trying to reignite sales and push upmarket, but convincing consumers won’t be easy. Runway shows this week will be another chance to make their case. That, plus what else to watch for in the coming days.