BERLIN — Hugo Boss surpassed its earnings and sales goals for 2007, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday.
The Metzingen-based apparel giant boosted net profit 20 percent to 154 million euros, or $211.1 million, while earnings before taxes rose 18 percent to 212 million euros, or $290.6 million, and EBIT hit 220 million euros, or $301.6 million. All dollar figures are at an average exchange rate.
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?"