PARIS — Kering hopes its transition out of retail and into a luxury and lifestyle group will help it weather a tougher-than-expected economic environment this year.
The French conglomerate said Wednesday that net profit fell 4.7 percent to 555 million euros, or $761 million, in the first six months of 2014, during which it closed the sale of struggling mail-order retailer La Redoute.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"