Business

Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark

Fashion

German Museum Details Jil Sander Solo Exhibition

clock September 23, 2017WWD Staff

Fashion

Missoni RTW Spring 2018

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Luxottica

Financial

Europe’s Markets Gain Ground, Except for London’s FTSE 100

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven in mid-morning trading.

clock September 12, 2017Samantha Conti

Backstage at MSGM Men's Spring 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

What to Watch: Let’s Make a Deal: Italy’s M&A Market Is Thriving

After a busy first half, Italian investors are busy finalizing deals in the designer apparel and eyewear sectors.

clock August 21, 2017Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica Profits Rise 18.1% in First Half

The retail division helped boost the eyewear group’s bottom line and revenues.

clock July 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

Women Fashion Designers: Miuccia Prada

Fashion Scoops

Leonardo Del Vecchio, Benetton Lead Stock Ranking

As of July 19, the portfolio of Luxottica’s founder was valued at 19.9 billion euros, up 1.9 percent compared with January 1.

clock July 20, 2017Luisa Zargani

Luxottica's Rayban

Eyewear

Luxottica Group Acquires Brazilian Óticas Carol

The operation is valued at $125.5 million euros.

clock July 6, 2017Alessandra Turra

Persol Celebrates 100th Anniversary during Cannes Film Festival

Parties

2017 Cannes Film Festival: Persol Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Will Smith, Eva Longoria and Donatella Versace were among the guests, who took in a live performance by Dionne Warwick.

clock May 25, 2017Lily Templeton

Rebecca Gayheart and Jessica Alba Oliver Peoples 30th Anniversary party, Los Angeles, USA - 05 May 2017

Fashion Scoops

Jessica Alba, Rebecca Gayheart Attend Oliver Peoples’ 30th-Anniversary Bash

The Los Angeles-based eyewear brand threw a party at Chateau Marmont to celebrate its third decade and the new Peter Lindbergh campaign.

clock May 17, 2017Marcy Medina

Luxottica's Rayban

Financial

Luxottica to Leave the New York Stock Exchange

The move comes ahead of the eyewear giant’s merger with Essilor.

clock May 16, 2017Evan Clark

The first LensCrafters at Macy's Easton Town Center.

Eyewear

Luxottica Sales Rise as Group Reshapes U.S. Retail Portfolio

The eyewear group envisions a future where it will fulfill consumer orders direct from the warehouse, meaning less inventory.

clock April 28, 2017Gordon Sorlini

Calvin Klein frames by Raf Simons.

Eyewear

U.S. Eyewear Executives Wary of Trump Trade Agenda

At the Vision Expo East trade show, eyewear giants relayed their reservations, saying import taxes would ultimately hurt consumers.

clock April 4, 2017Misty White Sidell

A view of the Prada headquarters where the conference was held

Designer and Luxury

Prada Group Hosts First Conference on Sustainability and Innovation

The event, called “Shaping a Creative Future,” was held in a partnership with Yale School of Management and Politecnico di Milano School of Management on March 20 and 21.

clock March 21, 2017Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

The MIDO fair in Milan.

Eyewear

Eyewear’s Spring Trends: Mixed Materials, Vintage Reinterpretations

At the MIDO fair in Milan, round, cat-eye, Wayfarer, half-rimmed and aviator shapes proliferated.

clock March 10, 2017Emily Backus

Ray-Ban The Grove

Fashion Scoops

Ray-Ban Latest to Pop Up at The Grove

The Los Angeles shopping center’s dedicated pop-up shop is now being used by Ray-Ban.

clock March 9, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Financial

Europe’s Stock Markets Decline in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven early on Monday.

clock March 6, 2017Samantha Conti

The first LensCrafters at Macy's Easton Town Center.

Eyewear

Luxottica Executives Defend Essilor Merger

On a conference call with analysts, the Italian eyewear giant detailed some of the expected benefits from the deal.

clock March 2, 2017Gordon Sorlini

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The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

clock September 22, 2017Luisa Zargani

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