Industry leaders gathered at The Pierre hotel in Manhattan for the WWD CEO Summit to discuss the consumer, the state of business and the challenges of the fashion calendar.
The market-beating performance helped propel Kering’s revenues up 10 percent in the third quarter to 3.18 billion euros, or $3.54 billion.
The kickoff to awards season is less formidable than Oscars, Globes.
Though Wall Street continues to struggle, the fashion flock is preparing to pack their Louis Vuittons, Samsonites and Tumis for the shows in Milan and Paris.
Knitwear designers Annalisa Dunn and Dorothee Hagemann filled the London runway with a collection boasting graphic color blocks and bold stripes.