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.
Shares surged 5.8 percent Tuesday to $79.13 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange following a second-quarter earnings report that had investors cheering.
Inspired by American classics, the line is Pookie and Louisa Burch’s debut fashion venture — but it’s hardly their first exposure to the industry.
The mother-daughter team have signed on for exclusive global representation in modeling, marketing and commercial endorsements.
The designer will collaborate on two media campaigns for the organization, as well as work with Australian merino wool in two upcoming men’s collections.
On Tuesday, the Chambre Syndicale elected Schiaparelli as a new guest member, along with Serkan Cura and Ralph & Russo.
The event, which featured a performance by Latin-fusion singer Xenia Rubinos, raised $55,000 to support the museum’s Hispanic arts education programs.