MILAN — Prada SpA had a strong 2012 — and expects the momentum to continue this year.
The luxury brand reported a 44.9 percent increase in net profits in the year ended Jan. 31, touted confidence in the medium-term outlook and forecasted single-digit growth in 2013, despite challenging market conditions. During a conference call with analysts, chief executive officer Patrizio Bertelli stood by the company’s retail strategy, expressing confidence in the flow of tourists shopping globally and in further growth in China while underscoring the need to continue to make interesting product.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
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