Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo shoes for Moda Operandi's Shoe Week.

Fashion Scoops

Moda Operandi Sets Summer Shoe Week

The e-commerce site will feature designs by Jimmy Choo and others.

clock August 3, 2018Misty White Sidell

outdoor inflexion mountain hardware

Financial

Mountain Warehouse and Inflexion Connect With Investment

The private equity firm’s minority investment valued the outdoor retailer at 310 million pounds.

clock July 8, 2018Evan Clark

Backstage at Christian Dior Couture Fall 2018

Financial

Dealmakers Still Looking in Fashion, Deloitte Study Finds

A survey of investors found annual growth of 5 to 10 percent for the next three years in fashion and luxury and room for more deals.

clock July 6, 2018Evan Clark

The Worth app.

Technology

Worth Collection Introduces App With 24/7 Access to Stylists, New Looks

A 34 percent lift in average order size was recorded during the app’s test phase.

clock June 29, 2018Sharon Edelson

PETA activists disrupted a Michael Kors talk with Alina Cho at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in June.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Stops Using Angora, Months After Going Fur-Free

Gucci’s decisions to stop using fur and angora in its collections could potentially influence other fashion companies.

clock June 26, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Accessory Trends

Accessories Box Men’s Spring 2019

Research and innovation was top of mind to stand out in an increasingly competitive arena.

clock June 19, 2018Luisa Zargani and Stephanie Hirschmiller and Samantha Conti

Kors completed the acquisition of the Jimmy Choo brand in Q2.

Markets

Kors Shares Down on Fiscal 2019 Outlook; Brand to Enter Fine Jewelry Market

Kors brand exits fashion jewelry for fine jewelry category; accessories will be Jimmy Choo’s key growth area.

clock May 30, 2018Vicki M. Young

Bally, which now has Chinese owners, uses actress Tang Yan as its Asia ambassador.

Financial

Coty, Bally Investor JAB to Buy Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint

JAB has eased its way out of the luxury business over the past 12 months, but retains a stake in Bally.

clock May 29, 2018Samantha Conti

Tamara Mellon

Designer and Luxury

Tamara Mellon’s Benefits Package

The designer supports women’s initiatives, from diversity in leadership to pay equity.

clock May 10, 2018Sharon Edelson

Pierre Denis and Philippe Bénacin

Fragrance

Jimmy Choo Is Plotting a Makeup Range

The company also plans to expand its offering to include a range of makeup over the next few years.

clock April 19, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Matthew Mellon

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Entrepreneur Matthew Mellon Dies at 53

He is survived by his first wife, designer Tamara and their daughter Araminta, his second wife, designer Nicole Hanley, and their two children Force and Olympia.

clock April 17, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Eikon Centre, LisburnPrince Harry and Meghan Markle visit to Northern Ireland, UK - 23 Mar 2018Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit the Eikon Centre and attend an event to mark the second year of the youth-led peace-building initiative 'Amazing the Space'. The event will see young people sharing their aspirations for a peaceful future, not just at home, but on a worldwide basis, and will showcase the ground-breaking cross community and reconciliation work from young people across Northern Ireland. Likely to watch the performances before meeting young people to hear about their 'Peace Pledges'.

Fashion Scoops

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Make Impromptu Visit to Ireland

This trip marks the couple’s visit to the fourth U.K. nation ahead of their wedding in May.

clock March 23, 2018Lorelei Marfil and Rosemary Feitelberg

Visuals of Bally's Fall 2017 advertising campaign

Business Features

The Year of the Deal? Chinese Investors Wooing More European Brands

A new generation of Chinese investors is rapidly descending on Europe’s fashion and luxury brands.

clock February 12, 2018Samantha Conti

Bally, which now has Chinese owners, tapped actress Tang Yan as its Asia ambassador.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shandong Ruyi Buys Bally, with JAB Retaining a Minority Stake

The Chinese parent of SMCP and Trinity is rapidly snapping up European high street and heritage brands.

clock February 9, 2018Samantha Conti

Gabriele Hackworthy

Human Resources

Jimmy Choo Puts Focus on Content With Latest Hire, Gabriele Hackworthy

The label has named the Net-a-porter fashion director as its new svp of global brand marketing and communications.

clock February 9, 2018Natalie Theodosi

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