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Cuba ahead of the Chanel Cruise Show

Chanel’s Cuba Show Spotlights Potential, Hurdles for Fashion

Observers cite a multitude of barriers to retail development in a country with poor infrastructure and strangling regulation.

A look by Naeem Khan at Barcelona Bridal Fashion week.

Barcelona Shows Display Strength of Spain’s Bridal Sector

The country is the largest manufacturer of bridal wear in Europe and the second-largest in the world after China.

Marie Mazelis

Facetime With Halston’s Marie Mazelis

After stints at Hervé Leger and BCBG Max Azria, Marie Mazelis came to Halston as part of an overhaul that refashioned the executive team along with a move downtown.

Agent Provocateur Taps New CEO From Dior Homme

Fabrizio Malverdi, a veteran of LVMH, starts at the London-based firm on May 2.

Heart & Heritage by Lesley Whittle 

Photo Credit: Ivan Naude

Fashion, Film and Scandal at South Africa Fashion Events

The month began with South African Fashion Week (SAFW), peaked with Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festivaland then erupted with a copycat scandal involving designer Gavin Rajah.

In front of the Chanel boutique

Thieves Hit Chanel Avenue Montaigne Boutique

The perpetrators proceeded to steal a stash of handbags.

Canali Men's RTW Fall 2016

Andrea Pompilio Exits Canali

An in-house design team is working on the collection to be presented at Milan Fashion Week next June. Paula Gerbase

British Label 1205 Launches E-commerce Site

Site will also showcase archive of 1205’s creative work to date.


Fashion Week Mexico Sees New Partnerships, Locations

The week showed the first fruits of last year’s merger between Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico, Nook and Mexico’s Fashion Film Festival, now in its second edition.