Carla Sozzani, noted retailer, gatekeeper to the Azzedine Alaïa archives and all-round fashion legend, has a new project. The Italian lady opened her own Fondazione Sozzani Monday night in an unexpected neighbourhood.
The Italian footwear designer has licensed the production and worldwide distribution of his eponymous label to OLG, the Milanese subsidiary of Japanese group Onward Holdings, in order to concentrate on design work.
Pucci has not had a creative director for the past year, and its future direction remains somewhat vague, but it does have an innovative new ad campaign, teasing millennial vanity in a curious role reversal.
Up-for-sale Australian brand RM Williams’ earnings are forecast to more than triple by 2024 said investment bank Goldman Sachs in a pitch sent out to attract interest from potential trade and private equity buyers.
For the past few years, cool active sport brands worldwide have been obsessed with one role model – Moncler. One other brand carving out new territory on the apparel map is Rossignol, the nec plus ultra of Alpine skis.