Milan Fashion Week is scheduled on September 21-27 with an extensive programme including 65 shows, 42 of which will have in-person guests. Physical events will be in a majority, 125 as opposed to only 46 digital ones.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has recently appointed Marita Spera as chief public affairs and corporate communication officer. The Italian executive, formerly with YNAP, has a wealth of international experience.
The world’s a stage and none more diverse than Paris couture. Where a Gibraltar-born designer creates couture for a Belgian maison; a Phoenician master in Beirut; and a young mum fashion godmother on the Left Bank.
OTB Group’s Brave Kid operation is on an expansion drive and has added the MM6 Maison Margiela brand to its licensed portfolio. It will be the first move into kidswear for the Margiela label that’s owned by OTB.
Fashion likes nothing more than a debut, and the biggest one in Italy this season was designer Glenn Martens at Diesel, the avant-garde Belgian designer, making some bold moves at the Italian streetwear giant.