Always an emotional purchase, in such uncertain times customers are finding even deeper meaning in jewels featuring symbols of protection, love and friendship.
The former Gucci and Prada executive will succeed Francesco Tombolini at the helm of the Italian association of buyers.
Rakuten took over as headlining sponsor, while young designers continued to show improvement.
While admitting retailers feel the pinch of online distribution, Francesco Tombolini touted their resilience, and addressed issues such as the relations with brands and the gray market.
The new independent show for home and gift is held semiannually — in February and August — with its anchor location at Pier 36.
WWD speaks to retailers to see what trends they saw, new designers who stood out, and most importantly — where they are putting their money.
This is the first time a manager is called to cover the role instead of a member of the association.
The eight trade fairs during Berlin Fashion Week establish as focal points for the D-A-CH market with distinctive proposals.
Buyers favored the bold use of prints and patterns that emerged as a running theme among young London labels.
Users of the technology will secure a front-row seat as part of the initiative.
The accessories salon in Paris saw a dip in visitor attendance.