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

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Prada

Prada virtual reality project

Fashion Scoops

Prada Brings Virtual Reality to Home Entertainment

Users will have access to exclusive contents available at popular platforms, including YouTube VR and VEER.

clock June 3, 2020Alessandra Turra

Experts agree fashion companies overall are further advanced in digitalization with marketing and e-commerce, with product development and AI-powered decision-making among the laggards.

Technology

Tipping Point: Will Fashion Finally Complete Its Digital Transformation?

Experts recommend investments in e-commerce in China, 3-D design and consumer data to improve efficiencies — and to mitigate crises.

clock May 28, 2020Miles Socha

Prada

Business Features

Prada Outlines 2020 CSR Projects

Partnering with UNESCO is only one of the initiatives, as head of marketing Lorenzo Bertelli takes on the additional role of head of CSR.

clock May 19, 2020Luisa Zargani

Prada RTW Fall 2020

Technology

Prada Partners With Sprinklr to Reinforce Digital, Reach Out to New Generation

The leading Customer Experience Management platform will help Prada in its digital transformation, optimize its return on spending and protect its brand reputation.

clock May 19, 2020Luisa Zargani

Church's fall 2020.

Financial

U.K. Manufacturers Forced to Gamble on Quantities as Lockdown Eases

U.K. factories are back in business, but bosses now have to guess how much demand there will be when stores eventually reopen.

clock May 11, 2020Samantha Conti

Long queue outside Chanel store in Hangzhou on Sunday rumors of significant price increases taking effect on Monday began to spread on social media.

Marketing and Promotion

Luxury Brands Brace for Price Hikes, Entry-Level Items in China Rebound

Chanel ramps up handbags price by a quarter, Vuitton increased price in March and May, while entry-price products take center stage online.

clock May 11, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Retail

Prada Exits South Africa

The store opened with much fanfare in 2015.

clock May 7, 2020Bambina Wise

Prada’s state-of-the-art industrial complex in tuscany’s Valvigna are part of Prada’s “garden factories” and are nestled in a lush landscape of pomegranate, fig and jujube trees and vineyards.

Human Resources

Italian Fashion Groups Gear Up to Restart Production

Safety protocols, coronavirus tests, leveraging medical and psychological assistance are only some of the steps being taken to stay open.

clock May 1, 2020Luisa Zargani

Prada’s state-of-the-art industrial complex in tuscany’s Valvigna are part of Prada’s “garden factories” and are nestled in a lush landscape of pomegranate, fig and jujube trees and vineyards.

Business Features

Prada Invests in Tests for Employees as Plants Reopen in Tuscany

The Italian luxury company is the first in the country to introduce a safety protocol that involves the double screening of employees, in a collaboration with Careggi hospital in Florence.

clock April 30, 2020Luisa Zargani

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

Cai Xukun stars in Prada 520 Mathematics of Love campaign

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Cai Xukun Stars in Prada Chinese Valentine’s Day 520 Campaign

May 20 is one of China’s own Valentine’s Day as 520 sounds like “I Love You” in Mandarin. 

clock April 28, 2020Tianwei Zhang

San Raffaele Urological Research Institute's laboratory.

Fashion Scoops

Prada Group Financially Aids Research on Coronavirus

The company will support the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan in investigating why the virus predominantly affects men.

clock April 27, 2020Sandra Salibian

Marine Serre RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Trends

First Law of Nature

From merely protective to full-on dystopian, self-protective looks ran through the fall collections.

clock April 23, 2020Bridget Foley

Prada

Fashion Scoops

Prada Puts 2019 Income to Reserves of Company

The luxury house will not distribute a dividend this year as the coronavirus spreads.

clock April 22, 2020Luisa Zargani

Christian Siriano is leading a team to make masks and gowns for relief workers.

Media

Face Mask Posts Score High on Luxury Brands’ Social Media Channels

Posts by Louis Vuitton, Daniel W. Fletcher, Burberry, Christian Siriano and Gucci scored highest in a ListenFirst survey.

clock April 21, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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