The success of Italian designer Roberto Cavalli’s youth-focused line has positioned the brand to renew its licensing contract ahead of schedule with Renzo Rosso’s OTB production division, extending the term by 5 years.
The 2014 edition of the Andam Fashion Award will be led by François-Henri Pinault, CEO of the Kering group, which recently became one of the fashion prize’s sponsors. M.A.C. and Tomorrow showroom also signed on.
Renzo Rosso, the founder of Diesel, says competition for hot designers is now as intense as for football stars, as shown by the speed at which big luxury groups such as LVMH are investing in promising new fashion names.
Viktor & Rolf will launch its first ever eyewear collection for spring-summer 2014, working with French eyewear specialist the Paget Group. The collection will be present at trade show Silmo at the end of this month.
The denim brand boasts a new CEO with international stature. The Italian Alessandro Bogliolo, whose prior positions include director of operations for Bulgari, fills the post left vacant last March by Daniela Riccardi.
Renzo Rosso, founder of Italian brand Diesel, and new creative director Nicola Formichetti talked with FashionMag about their strategy for reinventing the brand by reorganizing the entire creative process. One of thei...