Etro RTW Fall 2018

Human Resources

Etro Appoints Marco Felci CEO of Americas

Felci succeeds Marco Pievani.

clock April 6, 2018Luisa Zargani

Dries Van Noten RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Van Noten for Sale

Dries Van Noten has reportedly put his brand on the block. A smart buyer will insist that designer is part of the sale. Women need his distinctive, elegant chic.

clock April 3, 2018Bridget Foley

Backstage at Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Designer and Luxury

Shake-up at Lanvin Spurs Search for Designer, CEO

New owner Fosun International has parted ways with creative director Oliver Lapidus and named Joann Cheng interim ceo.

clock March 23, 2018Joelle Diderich

Backstage at Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Lanvin Parts Ways With Artistic Director, Names Interim CEO

Olivier Lapidus will exit as artistic director, while Fosun Group’s Joann Cheng will come on board as interim chief executive officer.

clock March 22, 2018Joelle Diderich

Backstage at Poiret RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Poiret RTW Fall 2018

The brand is back almost a century after its closure, with designer Yiqing Yin at the helm.

clock March 4, 2018Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Fosun Takes a Majority Stake in Austrian Hosiery Brand Wolford

Like Fosun’s recent Lanvin acquisition, this new deal requires a cash injection and a strategic turnaround.

clock March 1, 2018Melissa Drier

Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Creative director Olivier Lapidus used a vivid color palette inspired by digital images of LED lights.

clock February 28, 2018Joelle Diderich

Model on the catwalk

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Faces Slow Turnaround After Fosun Acquisition

Analysts said the Chinese conglomerate must take a long-term view, as throwing money at the brand is not enough.

clock February 23, 2018Joelle Diderich and Mimosa Spencer

Lanvin RTW Spring 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

China’s Fosun Acquires Majority Stake in Lanvin

The deal ushers in a new era at the French fashion house, which faced a liquidity crisis.

clock February 22, 2018Joelle Diderich

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Revamps Web Site

Developed in collaboration with French digital agency Colorz, the site promises a more user-friendly immersive experience.

clock February 21, 2018Katya Foreman

Lanvin RTW Spring 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Fosun Beats Mayhoola to Win Control of Lanvin, Sources Say

The Chinese conglomerate has outbid Qatari rival Mayhoola Group, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.

clock February 12, 2018WWD Staff

Backstage at Lanvin RTW Spring 2017


Lanvin Said to Be in Talks With Potential Buyers as Cash Crunch Looms

Among them is Mayhoola Group, which in past years has held several rounds of talks with majority owner Shaw-Lan Wang, industry sources said.

clock February 5, 2018WWD Staff

Lanvin Pre-Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Lanvin Pre-Fall 2018

Olivier Lapidus is under pressure, with the fate of the house yet to be learned, but he hasn’t lost his sense of humor.

clock January 24, 2018Katya Foreman

Martin Solveig

Fashion Scoops

Patrick Gibson, Lulu Gainsbourg and Martin Solveig Attend Lanvin Show

The actor, singer and DJ were among the fashion faithfuls defying a cold, Sunday drizzle to admire clothing.

clock January 22, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Model on the catwalk

Fashion Show Reviews

Lanvin Men’s Fall 2018

The layered silhouettes looked “real” but up close were highly detailed and precisely designed.

clock January 21, 2018Katya Foreman

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