The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.
• Miles Socha
Bongibault to Exit Valentino for Escada Unit
PARIS -- Beatrice Bongibault will leave Valentino this summer to become managing director of Escada Development, a new company created to spearhead a major expansion by the German fashion giant into accessories and men's wear.
Rei Kawakubo - a designer's designer if there ever was one - is said to be the subject of a solo exhibition next spring at the @metmuseum. Here's a look from her epic Broken Bridal collection for @commedesgarcons from fall 2005. Get the full scoop at WWD.com. (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)