For the Seattle-based retailer, the tech investments help sustain the reputation for superior service and consumer-centricity.
The ailing retailer said its net loss came to 531 million euros, compared with net income of 746 million a year earlier.
Gigli designed the line for 13 women and the collection will be presented on Feb. 22 during Milan Fashion Week.
The privately held firm is deepening its investment in upscale retail.
The retailer’s first full-line New York City store will be a big flagship complex with separate men’s and women’s stores.