Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

clock June 5, 2020Miles Socha

Italy

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97.

Fashion Scoops

Pitti Immagine Calls Off All Physical Events Slated for September

Trade shows including Pitti Uomo will be postponed to January 2021, while the organizer will focus its resources on the Pitti Connect digital platform.

clock June 4, 2020Sandra Salibian

Fashion Scoops

Ferruccio Ferragamo, Guido Damiani Receive Cavaliere del Lavoro Honor

The executives were among the 25 entrepreneurs who received the “Knight of Labour” honor by the president of the Italian Republic.

clock May 31, 2020Martino Carrera

Davide Bollati, president of Davines Group.

Beauty Features

Davines Group’s President on ‘Being There’ in Moments of Need

By giving voice to the concerns of Italian hairdressers and beauty operators and aiding his employees, Davide Bollati has been instrumental in getting the Italian professional industry back up and running.

clock May 29, 2020Sandra Salibian

Government and Trade

Italian Fashion and Textile Companies Tripled Requests for Wage Support Measure in 2020

Wage support was mostly requested to aid blue collars workers.

clock May 28, 2020Sandra Salibian

Marie-Claire Daveu

Business Features

Sustainability and Cooperation to Dictate the Future of Luxury Goods Companies

An Altagamma webinar shed the light on the role of sustainability in aiding brands to maintain an emotional connection with consumers after the pandemic.

clock May 26, 2020Sandra Salibian

Monica Sarti

Hats, Gloves and More

From Textiles to Face Masks: Faliero Sarti Rethinks Its Strategies

The future requires smaller collections, speed and authenticity, according to Monica Sarti.

clock May 22, 2020Alessandra Turra

Sisley

Retail

Sisley Unveils New Store Concept

Conceived by Tobia Scarpa, it was presented the first day stores were allowed to reopen in Italy after the lockdown.

clock May 18, 2020Luisa Zargani

Polimoda's Manifattura Tabacchi location in Florence.

Fashion Features

The Appetite for a Fashion Education to Endure COVID-19 Disruption

Online lessons and the crisis’ economic impact might dent schools’ appeal at the moment, but the fashion industry’s attractiveness won’t fade away.

clock May 14, 2020Sandra Salibian

Bebe Moratti

Designer and Luxury

The Future Ahead: Redemption’s Bebe Moratti Discusses Sustainability and Authentic Luxury

The brand has teamed with Livia Firth’s Eco-Age to kick off a journey guided by sustainable principles.

clock May 12, 2020Alessandra Turra

The scene at the 29th edition of textile trade show Milano Unica.

Business Features

Italian Fashion and Textile Sector Down 3.5 Billion Euros in First Quarter

The sales decline might reach 9 billion euros by the end of the year, according to Confindustria Moda.

clock May 11, 2020Alessandra Turra

Cristina Scocchia.

Beauty Features

Kiko’s Chief on Returning to a ‘Better Normality’

Cristina Scocchia believes industries and society will evolve in a more socially responsible, sustainable and meritocratic direction.

clock May 8, 2020Sandra Salibian

Bob Krieger.

People

Photographer Bob Krieger Dies at 84

Through his work, he contributed to the rise of the Made in Italy culture in the world.

clock May 8, 2020Sandra Salibian

The Coin Excelsior unit in Trieste, Italy.

Human Resources

Coin Names Roland Armbruster Chief Executive Officer

The role has been vacant since Cristina Mollis left the retailer last year.  

clock May 7, 2020Martino Carrera

7 Ways Coronavirus Is Impacting Fashion, Beauty and Retail

Business Features

Fashion Sales in Italy Down 24.9% in First Quarter

According to a Confimprese study commissioned to Ernst & Young, sales of fashion goods dropped 82.3 percent in March.

clock April 30, 2020Sandra Salibian

Germano Celant at Fondazione Prada.

People

Germano Celant Dies at 80 of Coronavirus

The Italian art critic was the scientific superintendent of Fondazione Prada and considered the father of the “Arte Povera” movement.

clock April 29, 2020Sandra Salibian

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clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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