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Designer and Luxury

Stella Jean Partners With FAO to Support Artisans in Kyrgyzstan

A group of Kyrgyz artisans embroidered a capsule of five garments included in Stella Jean’s fall 2021 collection.

clock March 8, 2021Alessandra Turra

Scholl Iconic Spring 2021 Campaign

Footwear

A Footwear Icon Is Making a Comeback: Scholl’s Wooden Clog

With its mix of 1960s style and comfort, will the legendary clog become the new Birkenstock?

clock March 5, 2021Alessandra Turra

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Government and Trade

Italy’s Fashion and Textile Sectors Map Out Five-Year Rebound Plan

Sistema Moda Italia is turning to the government for aid to help the industry rebound.

clock March 3, 2021Martino Carrera

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Business Features

Mattec Waves the Flag for Made in Italy Production

The provider of interiors for luxury brands’ stores, ranging from Off-White, Christian Louboutin and Missoni to Vivienne Westwood, Nancy Gonzales and Acqua di Parma, helps turn the creativity of designers into reality.

clock February 24, 2021Luisa Zargani

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Business Features

Italian Fashion Sector to See 26% Drop in 2020 Sales, 2021 Outlook Still Uncertain

In a tumultuous 2020, revenues of Italian fashion sector are poised to close down 25.4 billion euros.

clock February 22, 2021Martino Carrera

A Milan's airport in February 2020

Retail

Shopping Tourism in Italy Won’t Make Real Comeback Until 2023

According to research by Oxford Economics, the Italian fashion retail compartment closed 2020 down 30 percent compared to 2019.

clock February 18, 2021Alessandra Turra

The Mytheresa "We Love Italy" campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Mytheresa’s Love Letter to Italy

The “We Love Italy” campaign features outfits from 39 Italian brands.

clock February 11, 2021Martino Carrera

A style from the Sonora fall/winter 2021 boot collection

Footwear

Former Stuart Weitzman Executive Relaunches 1980s Footwear Brand

Sonora will offer Made in Italy boots offering a glamorous take on the Western aesthetic.

clock February 9, 2021Alessandra Turra

The Milano-Rho fairgrounds.

Fashion Scoops

Micam, Mipel, Lineapelle and More Italian Trade Shows Go Digital

These trade shows had originally planned to host their next editions simultaneously from March 20 to 24 at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds.

clock February 3, 2021Martino Carrera

Chromavis' Atelier project.

Beauty Features

Chromavis Unveils Atelier Project

Clients of the Italian cosmetics supplier will be able to create customized products in one day and take them to the market in just three weeks.

clock January 30, 2021Sandra Salibian

Larissa Iapichino for Red Valentino

Designer and Luxury

Italy’s New Face: Who Is Larissa Iapichino?

The 18-year-old long jumper was chosen by Red Valentino to appear in resort 2021 editorialized content.

clock January 20, 2021Alessandra Turra

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Lifestyle

WWD List: 5 Instagram Accounts to Follow to Feel Closer to Italy

The pandemic might have stopped travels but not the feeds of these profiles.

clock January 15, 2021Sandra Salibian and Martino Carrera

The scene at Pitti Uomo 97.

Mens Designer Luxury

2020: The Annus Horribilis of Italian Men’s Fashion

The domestic and global sales of Italian men’s fashion have been the lowest in five years.

clock January 11, 2021Alessandra Turra

Stefanel

Mergers and Acquisitions

OVS Gets Green Light to Buy Stefanel

The retailer on Monday said Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development has approved the acquisition of the financially troubled company and some related assets, including 23 stores and the historical archive of the collections.

clock January 11, 2021Luisa Zargani

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Retail

Italian Luxury Retailers Get Digital Push

From the launch of “10 Corso Como-the-global-shop” to Modes’ new digital platform and boutique in Paris, WWD recapped what to expect from Italian top retailers in 2021.

clock January 5, 2021Alessandra Turra

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Business

The Luxury Paradigm of Ferrari Owner and Christian Louboutin Investor

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Social Studies

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