MILAN — Valextra SpA has a new partner that will help expand the brand and launch an initial public offering down the road. The Italian luxury accessories company said Friday that London-based investment firm NEO Capital has taken a stake in Valextra through a capital increase. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Former Bally chairman and chief executive officer Marco Franchini has been tapped as Valextra’s ceo. The sale and appointment confirm earlier WWD reports.
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?"