Working almost exclusively with leather and corduroy to give the collection a sense of “normality,” Prada riffed on simplicity, authenticity and the naïf, favoring the crude and unsophisticated over the polished and urbane.
Emilie Rubinfeld succeeds Francois Kress, who has left the company.
Alibaba, criticized for the fake products on its platforms, said the new group will “use technology in the global fight against counterfeits”.
The brand is led by Sung-Joo Kim, one of the world’s few female Korean entrepreneurs, who forged her own path despite a patriarchal upbringing.
The cobranded collection is expanding in scope.
The hand-beaded collection will be sold direct through the artist’s online shop.
Lauder’s brand has expanded to encompass a woman’s full lifestyle with the launch of new accessories categories.
The collection will launch worldwide on Dec. 7.
The brand will develop new styles under the sole watch of Marcus Wainwright.
With Domenico De Sole among its mentors, San Francisco-based Senreve bags are launching with Millennial appeal.
The brand also has imminent U.S. expansion plans.
The leather goods specialist wishes to skirt political turmoil at home and market its in-house brand.
Cult Gaia’s bamboo basket bag now comes in chic plastic