PARIS — Swiss retail group Maus Frères SA said it had reached a definitive agreement with family shareholders to acquire 100 percent of the capital of Lacoste SA, in a deal valuing the maker of crocodile-logo polo shirts at 1 billion euros, or $1.3 billion at current exchange.
“All of Lacoste’s family shareholders have decided to sell the totality of their shares to Maus Frères, which already owns 35 percent of the capital of Lacoste through its subsidiary Devanlay,” the group stated.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018