Friday morning in Milan was all about two labels built on Italian savoir-faire – Tod’s and Missoni, but where the former staged its best-ever ready-to-wear collection; the latter lost its way under a new designer.
The key fashion moment of Milan Fashion Week so far was the 40th anniversary Emporio Armani show on Thursday, a rich and varied collection that was followed by a brand retrospective opening in Armani Silos.
The department store chain has joined forces with the pioneering athleisure label to launch Juicy by Juicy Couture, an exclusive brand expansion offering an affordable and inclusive take on the label’s signature styles.
The German label injected a hefty dose of energy at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, with a frenetic show-performance to unveil its latest collaboration with legendary US sportswear brand Russell Athletic.
Having been purchased by Eric and Michaël Dayan in 2019, the Sonia Rykiel brand is set to change hands again, joining the portfolio of American fashion group G-III Apparel, owner of labels including Donna Karan.
TJX Europe has begun hiring up to 2,000 young people in the UK under a government work placement programme. The Kickstart Scheme will offer six-month posts in over 400 TK Maxx and Homesense stores across the country.
Wembley’s London Designer Outlet said on Wednesday that Tommy Hilfiger is set to “significantly upsize in the centre following the success of its pop-up store in LDO one year after it opened its doors”.
Finland’s Marimekko said on Wednesday that it has upgraded its profit guidance for the full year as pandemic uncertainties reduce, although they haven't gone away and supply chain disruption could still cause problems.