Maria Grazia Chiuri and Kris Van Assche put on two very different events to emphasize the strength of the brand’s relationship with Japan.
The house will stage both a couture show and a men’s show in Tokyo on Wednesday.
With 241 stores, Ginza Six will be the largest mixed-use retail development in one of Tokyo’s most expensive neighborhoods.
Higher revenues, controlled discounting and a large foreign exchange gain boosted the company’s bottom line.
The government is facilitating efforts to get designers such as Yohji Yamamoto to use the textile, which dates back at least 1,300 years.