Working almost exclusively with leather and corduroy to give the collection a sense of “normality,” Prada riffed on simplicity, authenticity and the naïf, favoring the crude and unsophisticated over the polished and urbane.
Emilie Rubinfeld succeeds Francois Kress, who has left the company.
The combined eyewear powerhouse will have annual sales of more than 15 billion euros.
It looks like Barneys New York will be obliged to widen its search for a new women’s fashion director.
Retailer hopes to open up temporary location for holiday.