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.
An expanding distribution network, the success of its Attimo men’s line and the introduction of its new Signorina women’s fragrance led to growth.
The actress was a childhood friend of the evening’s honoree, Terrence Meck, founder and executive director of The Palette Fund.
Designer brands help offset a more than 50 percent drop in Heritage Brands’ Q4 profitability.
Some of China’s 1 percent is now seeking to emigrate to other countries, and is trying to take its wealth with it.
A spokeswoman confirmed the designers have bought the newsstand outside their Corso Venezia store in Milan’s fashion district.
The collection inspired by “Snow White and the Huntsman” will go on sale May 30, two days before the movie’s release.
The boutique, made to resemble a white box decorated with a neon pink stripe running on both the floor and a wall, will be open through the end of July.
The designer saw the costumes he created for “The Rite of Spring” make their debut in London last week.