Social Impact

OTB Foundation Helps Alleviate COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

The Italian fashion group OTB and its foundation have been rolling out a number of initiatives to help ease the impact of the pandemic on the territory.

clock April 14, 2021Luisa Zargani

Renzo Rosso

Designer and Luxury

If You Want Renzo Rosso’s Number, Get a Mentorship at OTB

The winner of the Yu Prize will get a one-year mentorship by Renzo Rosso and his group’s managers.

clock March 30, 2021Alessandra Turra

Jil Sander RTW Fall 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Jil Sander RTW Fall 2021

See all looks from the collection.

clock March 7, 2021Alessandra Turra

Jil Sander Pre-Fall 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions

Renzo Rosso on Buying Jil Sander

The acquisition of Jil Sander points to the strength and ambition of the Italian fashion group, as founder Renzo Rosso touts the brand’s growth potential and the creative direction of Lucie and Luke Meier.

clock March 5, 2021Luisa Zargani

Jil Sander RTW Spring 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions

OTB Acquires Jil Sander Brand

The Italian fashion group OTB is taking control of 100 percent of the Jil Sander brand.

clock March 5, 2021Luisa Zargani


Government and Trade

Italy’s Fashion Industry Leaders Join Forces

A group of leaders, from Patrizio Bertelli, Gildo Zegna and Renzo Rosso, and fashion associations met on Wednesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry and to join forces to speak up and help support the development of activities in the country. 

clock February 24, 2021Luisa Zargani

Koché's pre-spring campaign.


Models Go Naked for Koché Fashion Campaign

Male and female models pose without clothes in the Koché studio for the French label’s pre-spring collection images.

clock February 5, 2021Joelle Diderich

A look from the Jil Sander RTW spring 2021 collection.

Mergers and Acquisitions

OTB Confirms Interest in Buying Jil Sander

The Italian fashion group OTB is conducting due diligence on Jil Sander, confirming a WWD report in December.

clock January 18, 2021Luisa Zargani

Francesco Risso and Renzo Rosso

Designer and Luxury

Marni Renews Contract With Creative Director Francesco Risso

Risso joined the Italian label in 2016, succeeding founder Consuelo Castiglioni.

clock December 23, 2020Luisa Zargani

Displays of leather goods and shoes, including variations of the the iconic tabi style.


EXCLUSIVE: Maison Margiela’s New Stores Swap White Paint for Off-kilter Luxury

Located on Avenue Montaigne, the Paris boutique represents John Galliano’s creative methods in architectural form.

clock December 14, 2020Miles Socha

Jil Sander Pre-Fall 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions

OTB Said Eyeing Jil Sander

Sources say the Italian fashion group is looking at acquiring Jil Sander, controlled by Onward Holdings and designed by Lucie and Luke Meier.

clock December 10, 2020Luisa Zargani

OTB ceo Ubaldo Minelli

Business Features

Facing Unprecedented Times: Italian Executives Discuss Their Strategies

OTB, Missoni, Dolce & Gabbana, Calzedonia Group, Golden Goose and Salvatore Ferragamo’s executives were among the speakers at the 25th edition of the Pambianco fashion summit.

clock November 11, 2020Alessandra Turra

Looks from ITS 2020 winner Olivia Rubens' collection.

Fashion Features

International Talent Support Contest Names 2020 Winners

Canadian designer Olivia Rubens scooped up the ITS Responsible Fashion Award, the top prize.

clock October 23, 2020Martino Carrera

Renzo Rosso

Business Features

OTB to Receive 50 Million Euros From Italian State

Previously, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, which is controlled by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, invested in Liu Jo.

clock October 7, 2020Alessandra Turra

Renzo Rosso

Fashion Scoops

More Than 300 OTB Managers Cut Their Salaries to Support Colleagues in the Pandemic Emergency

The company’s executives also donated a percentage of their paid annual leaves collecting 500,000 euros.

clock July 30, 2020Alessandra Turra

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