And Sephora has launched the first in a series of smaller, touchscreen-enhanced "Flash" stores in Paris.
Apparently, quite a few shoppers are ready to forgive the once-disgraced designer.
International Talent Support (ITS), held annually in Italy, may just be the biggest international fashion competition for young designers you've never heard of. Well, let us get you acquainted. The highly competitive two-day event, which happened this past weekend in the small Italian seaport of Trieste, offers winners scholarships, and more importantly, exposure to fashion's upper echelons. Mark Fast and Peter Pilotto, for instance, are among the competition's recent notable winners. Many of the past finalists have since landed lofty positions at luxury brands like Givenchy, Margiela, Celine, and more. Read on to meet this year's most promising winners.
In news that will surprise no one, Nicola Formichetti is officially headed to Diesel. According to a press release, the designer will serve as the brand's first artistic director and will be responsible not only for product design but marketing, communications and interior design. “I finally met somebody as crazy as I am,” said Renzo Rosso, founder of Diesel.
Marni is in expansion mode, and after months of rumors and speculation, the brand finally has a partner to propel its business to the next level. Renzo Rosso, the chief of Diesel, has taken a majority stake in the label, WWD is reporting.