François-Henri Pinault

Media

Consortium Including Artémis Buys French Weekly Point de Vue

Headed by Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre, editor in chief of the magazine, the group also includes television presenter Stéphane Bern.

clock July 6, 2018Joelle Diderich

Stella McCartney

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: McCartney Talks Challenges, Dreams Ahead of Kering Split

The designer plans to remain a board member of the Kering Foundation, and collaborate closely with Kering on sustainability in fashion.

clock March 29, 2018Samantha Conti

Stella McCartney

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Stella McCartney to Take Full Control of Brand, Buying Out Kering

“It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity,” McCartney said in an exclusive interview.

clock March 28, 2018Samantha Conti

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Parties

Margot Robbie, Salma Hayek Chill Out at Independent Spirit Awards

Coats were de rigueur at the beachside awards show, where Greta Gerwig, Allison Janney, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet and “Get Out” won.

clock March 3, 2018Lindzi Scharf

Exclusive pictures of the Gucci Resort 2018 show in Florence

Financial

Kering Sees Continued Mileage in Gucci

Group ceo François-Henri Pinault expects another year of double-digit growth from the brand.

clock February 13, 2018Joelle Diderich

Marco Bizzarri

Fashion Scoops

Kering, Gucci Rebut Tax Evasion Allegations

The two companies said their governance “aspires to ensure full compliance with tax regulations at all levels, including their employees.”

clock January 29, 2018Luisa Zargani

A model charter backstage at Christian Dior.

Fashion Features

Kering and LVMH’s Model Charter

For the first time this season, the French luxury groups implemented strict new measures governing the well-being of models.

clock December 18, 2017Joelle Diderich

Agnès Varda with her Oscar.

Fashion Scoops

Kering Hosts Party to Celebrate Agnès Varda’s Honorary Oscar

Guests including Isabelle Huppert and Jane Birkin admired the French New Wave director’s gold statuette.

clock December 12, 2017Joelle Diderich

Giambattista Valli

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Giambattista Valli Moves Into Activewear, Sets Retail Expansion

The initiatives mark the first steps of his label’s planned expansion under its new partnership with the billionaire Pinault family.

clock November 27, 2017Joelle Diderich

A model charter backstage at Christian Dior.

Fashion Features

Collections: Model Charter Resets Balance of Power at Paris Fashion Week

The charter on the well-being of models introduced by Kering and LVMH had wide-ranging effects across the industry this season.

clock November 6, 2017Joelle Diderich

A view of the Stephane Kélian presentation.

Footwear

Rubens Bressanin on Rebooting Stephane Kélian

Bressanin is the latest behind-the-scenes footwear designer to move into the spotlight as the revived French brand’s artistic director.

clock October 18, 2017Katya Foreman

Balenciaga RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Faces Fresh Casting Controversy at Paris Fashion Week

Model Louise Parker blasted the brand for canceling her booking and called out parent company Kering over its model charter.

clock October 2, 2017Joelle Diderich

Pomellato Ritratto

Jewelry

Pomellato Fetes 50th Anniversary During MFW

The Milan-based jewelry company is launching two special collections to mark the milestone.

clock September 21, 2017Luisa Zargani

Coco RochaChristian Siriano show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 09 Sep 2017

Fashion Features

A Solid Start: Industry Welcomes Kering, LVMH Charter, but Argue There’s Room to Improve

Model protection charter is too narrow, some say.

clock September 21, 2017WWD Staff

Models backstageOpening Ceremony x Made LA show, Backstage, Los Angeles, USA - 09 Jun 2017

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Kering, LVMH Join Forces on Model Charter

The two French powerhouses are banning size zero from the catwalk and fashion shoots.

clock September 6, 2017Joelle Diderich

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