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Backstage at Acne Studios RTW Spring 2019

Financial

More Trouble Ahead? Sale of Acne Studios Hasn’t Been Going So Smoothly

Multiple sources say Acne’s business has softened in the last six months, which has sent some private equity players running for the hills.

clock July 6, 2018Samantha Conti

Bally, which now has Chinese owners, uses actress Tang Yan as its Asia ambassador.

Financial

Coty, Bally Investor JAB to Buy Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint

JAB has eased its way out of the luxury business over the past 12 months, but retains a stake in Bally.

clock May 29, 2018Samantha Conti

Otis College of Art and Design 2018 Mentorship Program

Fashion Features

Otis College of Art and Design Mentors From Bally, Universal Talk Fashion, Commerce

Otis College of Art and Design will feature 125 student looks in its fashion show and scholarship benefit this Saturday at the L.A. campus.

clock May 3, 2018Marcy Medina

A style from Bally Animals Collections

Fashion Scoops

Bally Jets to New Orleans for the Relaunch of Its Animals Sneakers

The relaunch coincides with a documentary called “Animals” about Nineties New Orleans inner-city culture.

clock May 3, 2018Samantha Conti

Visuals of Bally's Fall 2017 advertising campaign

Business Features

The Year of the Deal? Chinese Investors Wooing More European Brands

A new generation of Chinese investors is rapidly descending on Europe’s fashion and luxury brands.

clock February 12, 2018Samantha Conti

Bally, which now has Chinese owners, tapped actress Tang Yan as its Asia ambassador.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shandong Ruyi Buys Bally, with JAB Retaining a Minority Stake

The Chinese parent of SMCP and Trinity is rapidly snapping up European high street and heritage brands.

clock February 9, 2018Samantha Conti

Frieze Art Fair 2017, London

Lifestyle

Frieze Wrap: London Fair Excites Despite Brexit Fears

Etro, Bally, Christopher Kane hosted art-related events.

clock October 6, 2017Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi

The Bally Collective, curated by Swizz Beatz collection

Fashion Scoops

Bally Taps Swizz Beatz and Artist Ricardo Cavolo on Capsule Range

The 27-piece Bally Collective, curated by Swizz Beatz collection and designed by Cavolo, features the artist’s bold graphic prints and shaman motifs.

clock September 16, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Exclusive pictures of the Gucci Resort 2018 show in Florence

Business Features

What to Watch: European Luxury Brands Grasp E-commerce Opportunities in China

Brands are ramping up their e-commerce services to the Chinese consumer with stand-alone web sites.

clock August 23, 2017Joelle Diderich

Visuals of Bally's Fall 2017 advertising campaign

Mergers and Acquisitions

What to Watch: Calling All Buyers: Bally and Belstaff Are Still for Sale

Having sold Jimmy Choo, JAB is looking to find new homes for Bally and Belstaff.

clock August 21, 2017Samantha Conti

Visuals of Bally's Fall 2017 advertising campaign

Marketing and Promotion

Bally Taps Taylor Hill for Fall 2017 Ad Campaign

The campaign was shot by Brianna Capozzi.

clock July 27, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Bally CEO Frédéric de Narp.

Business Features

CEO Talks: Frédéric de Narp

Bally’s ceo talks about appealing to a new generation, his shift from hard to soft luxury — and thinking big.

clock July 25, 2017Samantha Conti

Alber Elbaz was ousted last year after a 14-year stint at Lanvin.

Fashion Features

Designers on the Sidelines: Former Stars Seek New Worlds

Some believe that marquee talents got too big for their boots, demanding outsized salaries, lavish perks and too much creative control.

clock July 20, 2017Samantha Conti

Patrons look at one of the exhibition's works.

Parties

André Saraiva Exhibition Opens in Shanghai

The longtime graffiti artist and fashion industry collaborator was showing a series of new works made in Shanghai.

clock July 16, 2017Casey Hall

Balmain's first west coast flagship.

Designer and Luxury

Balmain Opens First West Coast Flagship, on L.A.’s Melrose Place

Balmain’s second U.S. retail store is the first to showcase the newly relaunched accessories collection and hints of its new retail concept.

clock July 14, 2017Marcy Medina

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