Riccardo Tisci's debut Burberry campaign

Fashion Features

Hands Off: Luxury Brands Mark Their Territory as Competition Stiffens

For luxury brands, it’s all about ownership. They want to own color, a style or — in the case of Bally — vast swathes of earth.

clock March 8, 2019Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani

Bally RTW Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Bally RTW Fall 2019

“We own the mountains, and wanted to go back to our roots and show the uniqueness of Switzerland and the craftsmanship of the brand,” said Frédéric de Narp.

clock February 24, 2019Samantha Conti

Bally Spring Summer 2019 featuring Deng Lun and Charlee Fraser


Bally Taps Deng Lun as First Male Asia-Pacific Ambassador

The “Ashes of Love” actor will star in the brand’s spring and fall 2019 campaign.

clock February 13, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Invista’s infrared technology

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shandong Ruyi Buys Lycra’s Parent Company, Invista Apparel and Advanced Textiles

The Chinese company is on a shopping spree, having acquired a portfolio of European luxury and contemporary labels since 2016.

clock February 1, 2019Fiona Ma

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08:  Grace Elizabeth walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)


Marcolin Inks License With Victoria’s Secret as Group Launches New Business Model

Digitally oriented, the dedicated division is expected to quickly respond to connected consumers and will allow them to present several collections throughout the year.

clock December 18, 2018Luisa Zargani

Bally CEO Frédéric de Narp

Designer and Luxury

Frederic de Narp Talks Growth, Brand Strategy in Tokyo

The Bally chief launched a collaboration with London street artist Shok-1.

clock October 10, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Bally x Swizz Beatz x Shok-1

Fashion Features

So Fly: Bally Prepares to Take Tokyo With Swizz Beatz x Shok-1 Project

Shok-1’s signature X-ray paintings of flies and finger bones adorn bags, high-tops and hoodies.

clock October 9, 2018Samantha Conti



Bally, Marcolin CEOs Discuss New Eyewear Line

The two executives have high expectations for this collection, which will be launched in 2019, as Bally expands under a new owner, the Chinese giant Shandong Ruyi.

clock September 27, 2018Luisa Zargani


Accessory Trends

Accessories Scene: Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019

Eye-catching, yet functional and sophisticated at the same time, accessories in Milan popped with colors, embroideries, applications and fashion-forward designs.

clock September 24, 2018Katie Abel

Left: Eva Quirrenbach, chief marketing officer of Bally Right: Silvia Onofri, chief executive officer for the EMEA region of Bally

Human Resources

Bally Names Two Global Executives

Eva Quirrenbach has joined as chief marketing officer while Silvia Onofri has added ceo for EMEA to her current role.

clock July 25, 2018Fiona Ma

Backstage at Acne Studios RTW Spring 2019


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.


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

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 15: A view from the Vessel at Hudson Yards, New York's Newest Neighborhood, Official Opening Event on March 15, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Clint Spaulding/Getty Images for Related)


Early Days: Hudson Yards Becomes NY's Main Attraction

clock 16hDavid Moin

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