Italy

Tod's Mr. Bags

Financial

Tod’s Shares Settle After Soaring Up

On Monday, the group’s shares jumped 17.4 percent to 63.45 euros after the release of the company’s first-half results.

clock August 7, 2018Sandra Salibian

A look from Malo's women's collection

Mergers and Acquisitions

Malo Auction Set for September

An entrepreneur already eyed the cashmere label.

clock July 30, 2018Alessandra Turra

Agnona RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Scoops

Agnona Runway Show to Be Included on Official Milan Fashion Week Calendar

The luxury label will unveil its spring 2019 runway show on Sept. 22 at Milan’s Triennale design museum.

clock July 27, 2018Alessandra Turra

Kiko Milano's store designed by Kengo Kuma.

Financial

Kiko Sells Minority Stake to Peninsula Capital

The private equity fund will hold a 33 percent stake in the Italian accessible beauty company through a total investment of 80 million euros.

clock July 26, 2018Sandra Salibian

Promenade du Port's "Piccolo L.A." project

Retail

Sardinian Resort Expands Luxury Niche Offering

Promenade du Port brings Los Angeles-based labels The Elder Statesman, Nick Fouquet and No.One to Porto Cervo.

clock July 25, 2018Alessandra Turra

Tmall Global's “The Colors of Italian Beauty" event in Milan.

Beauty Features

Tmall Global Encourages Italian Beauty Brands to Enter the Chinese Market

Kiko Milano, Deborah Group and Diego dalla Palma Group’s namesake label and RVB Lab brand have joined Alibaba Group’s marketplace.

clock July 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

Beauty Features

Cosmetica Italia Releases Positive Projections for Italian Beauty Business

The cosmetics industry is expected to see revenues grow 4.5 percent to 11.5 billion euros in 2018, boosted by the performance of suppliers and direct sales.

clock July 19, 2018Sandra Salibian

Olivier Saillard

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Immagine Taps Olivier Saillard as Artistic Consultant

The fashion historian and art curator will collaborate with the Pitti Discovery Foundation on a men’s fashion exhibition to be inaugurated in June 2019.

clock July 19, 2018Alessandra Turra

A Salvatore Ferragamo's artisan at work

Footwear

Salvatore Ferragamo Initiates Shoe Design Master With Polimoda

The nine-month postgraduate program will begin in January.

clock July 18, 2018Alessandra Turra

Met Gala 2017 Bee Shaffer and Francesco Carrozzini

People

Bee Shaffer and Francesco Carrozzini Have Second Wedding Ceremony in Portofino

The newlyweds also paid a visit to the cemetery where the groom’s mother, the late Italian Vogue editor in chief Franca Sozzani, is buried.

clock July 18, 2018Sandra Salibian

Gucci – Dapper Dan Collection.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci-Dapper Dan Collection Hits the Market

The Italian fashion house tapped photographer Ari Marcopoulos to lens the look book, celebrating the Harlem designer’s heritage.

clock July 17, 2018Sandra Salibian

Fabiana Filippi's store in Dallas.

Retail

Fabiana Filippi Opens First Store in Dallas

The Italian label continues its expansion in the U.S., a market that accounts for 15 percent of sales.

clock July 17, 2018Sandra Salibian

Reda 1865 Fall/Winter 2019 fabrics

Textiles

Traceable Supply Chain Is Key for Italian Textile Companies

Sustainability remained a pivotal talking point at trade show Milano Unica, which closed on Thursday.

clock July 13, 2018Alessandra Turra

Margherita Missoni has collaborated with Mott50 for sun-protective clothing.

Fashion Scoops

Margherita Missoni Amos Collaborates With Mott50 for Sun-Protective Swimwear

Missoni has dreamed up performance swimwear with such retro elements as zippered necklines, flounced skirts, polo collars and color-blocking.

clock July 13, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Borsalino men's Spring/Summer 2019 collection

Mergers and Acquisitions

Haeres Equita Takes Full Control of Borsalino

The private equity, which won an auction bid on Thursday, aims to expand the brand’s business with a focus on Japan and the U.S.

clock July 13, 2018Alessandra Turra

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Roh Joins Maesa

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