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.
The Van Cleef & Arpels ceo will take over the ceo post at Compagnie Financière Richemont’s largest and most profitable brand at end of the year.
The landmark Oscar Niemeyer-designed building that is the Communist Party Headquarters in Paris serves as the dramatic backdrop.
The NYC Fashion Production Fund is aimed at providing loans for emerging fashion designers to produce their lines in the city.