MILAN — Brioni said its operating profits more than doubled in 2006 as it issued a bullish forecast for the current year.
A strategy of cost control coupled with a rise in sales helped propel Brioni’s earnings before interest and taxes by 157 percent to 24.9 million euros, or $31.3 million, last year. The company did not release net profits.
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?"