PARIS — Baselworld this year will boast not only a sea of new stands, but also a noteworthy newcomer: Sowind Group, the parent company of Swiss luxury watch brands Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard.
Chief executive officer Michele Sofisti is arriving with a bag full of novelties, having comprehensively revamped the product assortment for both brands since his appointment in 2011. This followed the purchase of a majority stake in Sowind Group by Kering (the former PPR).
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)