A Wycon store.

Beauty Features

Online and Monobrand Stores Help Shape Italy’s Beauty Industry

Skin care is on the rise in the country as consumers turn to multipurpose, clean and antipollution products.

clock March 16, 2018Sandra Salibian


Designer and Luxury

Ballantyne Introduces Luxury, Artisanal Limited-Edition Collection

The men’s and women’s special knitwear range will be sold in about 25 stores in the world.

clock March 14, 2018Alessandra Turra

Riccardo Pozzoli

Human Resources

Riccardo Pozzoli Joins Condé Nast

The digital entrepreneur has been appointed creative director of the newly established Condé Nast Social Talents division.

clock March 14, 2018Alessandra Turra

Rene Caovilla flagship in Dubai


René Caovilla Unveils Its Biggest Store in Dubai

Developed in collaboration with Chalhoub Group, the 1,076-square-foot flagship shows a new store concept.

clock March 14, 2018Alessandra Turra

Reda 1865 spring 2019 "We were Futurist" textile collection.


Performance Spotlighted at Milano Unica

Many textile companies developed their collections around the idea of travel, offering lightweight, stretch and resilient fabrics to respond to a request of practical and multiseasonal garments.

clock March 13, 2018Sandra Salibian

Polimoda classroom

Fashion Scoops

Gucci, Polimoda Offer Scholarship to Determined Dutch Student

Dutch student Elisa van Barneveld launched a crowdfunding camping last year to raise the money to enroll in Polimoda’s master’s program in fashion retail and management, promoted by Gucci.

clock March 9, 2018Alessandra Turra

Hermès temporary store in Rome

Fashion Scoops

Hermès Unveils Special Project in Roman Store

“The Three Magic Tricks” installations will combine curiosities, light effects and contemporary art pieces with a section of Hermès products.

clock March 9, 2018Alessandra Turra

Genny Platinum.


Genny Unveils Platinum Fragrance

The fragrance is developed by licensee Eurocosmesi.

clock March 8, 2018Sandra Salibian

OVS Milan

Mens Fashion

OVS Taps Massimo Piombo to Refresh Its Men’s Offering

The designer will guide the Italian retailer’s design team in the launch of a new “upper casual” line.

clock March 8, 2018Alessandra Turra

Kiko Milano's store designed by Kengo Kuma.

Beauty Features

Kiko Milano Reportedly Hiring Rothschild to Find Minority Shareholder

Apollo, Carlyle, Investindustrial and Peninsula are among the funds interested in taking a stake, according to Mergermarket.

clock March 8, 2018Sandra Salibian

Government and Trade

Marino Vago Hosts First Sistema Moda Italia’s Assembly as President

During the conference, preliminary data on the Italian textile and fashion industry’s positive performance in 2017 were also released by the association.

clock March 6, 2018Sandra Salibian


Government and Trade

Luxury Shares in Milan Unscathed by Political Elections

The political shake-up did not dent the performance of publicly listed Italian fashion companies a day after the elections.

clock March 5, 2018Luisa Zargani

Italian Exhibition Group Buys Majority Stake in FB International Inc.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Italian Exhibition Group Buys Majority Stake in FB International Inc.

The Italian trade show operator puts a foot in the American market by acquiring 51 percent of the company, providing trade show services and design solutions.

clock March 1, 2018Sandra Salibian

Kiko Milano's store designed by Kengo Kuma.

Beauty Features

Kiko Milano Said to Consider Capital Increase

According to media reports, the Italian beauty powerhouse is eyeing the move with the goal to reschedule its debt with creditor banks.

clock February 27, 2018Sandra Salibian

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2017.

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna Debuts ‘Tailor-Made’ Format

The beauty fair’s 51st edition will be divided into the “Cosmo – Perfumery & Cosmetics” and “Cosmo – Hair & Nail & Beauty Salon” sections opening on different dates to better target buyers’ demands.

clock February 14, 2018Sandra Salibian

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