Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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


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


Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Renzo Rosso

Arianna Alessi

Business Features

At the Forefront of the Coronavirus Emergency: OTB Foundation’s Unique Approach

OTB Foundation vice president Arianna Alessi discussed with WWD why the organization is doing it its own way.

clock April 17, 2020Alessandra Turra



OTB Posts Profitability, Sales Growth in 2019

The Italian group saw gains across brands, markets and channels.

clock March 10, 2020Luisa Zargani

The Via Montenapoleone tony shopping thoroughfare.

Government and Trade

Italy Plans 3.6B Euro Anti-Coronavirus Intervention

The additional resources will help support employment and the sectors that are being dented by the outbreak of the virus.

clock March 1, 2020Luisa Zargani

Koche RTW Fall 2020

Koché RTW Fall 2020

Christelle Kocher’s fall collection was the first since her Koché label joined forces with Renzo Rosso’s fashion group OTB, and it showed.

clock February 25, 2020Joelle Diderich

Renzo Rosso

Fashion Scoops

Diesel Joins Fashion Pact

This is the next step in the company’s commitment to the environment.

clock February 13, 2020Luisa Zargani

An artisan working at OTB.

Fashion Scoops

OTB Extends Facilitated Credit Initiative to Entire Group

The program is extended to the entire OTB’s portfolio of brands including Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Viktor & Rolf, Amiri and Brave Kid.

clock February 3, 2020Martino Carrera

Koché Pre-Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Koché Pre-Fall 2020

The collection, the first created with OTB’s production arm Staff International, was all made in Italy.

clock January 23, 2020Fleur Burlet

Looks from Viktor & Rolf’s Mister Mister line.

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Viktor & Rolf Returns to Men’s Wear With New Conscious Approach

The brand will present its new licensed men’s wear collection, Mister Mister, to buyers in Paris from today.

clock January 15, 2020Joelle Diderich

Renzo Rosso

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Represents Italy in the OOOM 100 List

The German title listed Alessandro Michele, Miuccia Prada and Renzo Rosso among the 100 most influential people in the world.

clock January 2, 2020Alessandra Turra


Real Estate

EXCLUSIVE: Diesel Sells Miami Apartments, Launches Condo T-shirts Campaign

Dubbed “The Most Expensive T-shirts Ever,” each top shows a photo of one of the 143 apartments and comes with that location’s price tag.

clock December 3, 2019Luisa Zargani

Renzo Rosso and Christelle Kocher

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: OTB’s Staff International Inks License With Koché

The collection will bow for fall 2020 and include all product categories, including ready-to-wear, footwear, handbags and small leather goods, for women and men.

clock November 19, 2019Luisa Zargani

A flooded St. Mark's SquareFlooding in Venice, Italy - 15 Nov 2019

Business Features

Italian Entrepreneurs Stand Up for Venice

Since Tuesday, the city has been deluged by flood water, which damaged its artistic heritage, storied hotels and stores.

clock November 15, 2019Alessandra Turra

Spring Summer 2009 collection exhibited at Palais Galliera Paris.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Martin Margiela Speaks!

The enigmatic designer, whose experimental work and legendary Garbo-esque aura continue to fascinate fashion lovers, goes on the record in a new documentary by Reiner Holzemer.

clock November 8, 2019Bridget Foley

The “5D: Diesel Dream Disruption Deviation Denim” book published by Rizzoli.


New Book Retraces Diesel’s Disruptive History in Fashion

“5D: Diesel, Dream, Disruption, Deviation, Denim” shines the spotlight on the brand’s evolution through four decades.

clock November 4, 2019Martino Carrera

John Galliano and Renzo Rosso

Designer and Luxury

John Galliano to Continue Fueling Margiela

The designer has renewed his contract as creative director of the Paris-based house.

clock October 31, 2019Miles Socha

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Beauty companies donate black lives matter


Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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