PARIS — Transporting a megadesigner name into a major untapped market, Apax Partners is out to spark Karl mania in Greater China.
The owner of the Karl Lagerfeld business just opened its first boutiques — a flagship location in Beijing and a more compact unit in Shanghai — the first volleys in a rollout that could see around 40 stores sprout over the next five years.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)