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Return of Tourists Boosts SMCP Sales in France, China Stabilizes in Q1

Sales for the Sandro and Maje parent company were up 6.7 percent on an organic basis, while the Americas…

EXCLUSIVE: Elina Kousourna Named CEO of Maje

The SMCP executive will move from men's brand Fursac to oversee the group's women's contemporary label.

Contemporary Goes Preppy: The Paris Fashion Week Presentations

Plaids, blazers and loafers were key pieces at A.P.C., Maje and Maison Kitsuné, which followed collegiate…

SMCP Sales Gain 4% in Q4 as China Recovery Lags

Sales were up for the full-year, but the slow reopening of China weighed on the Sandro and Maje parent…

SMCP Bondholders Initiate Sale of 37 Percent Stake

The initial stage will last two months and could trigger a mandatory takeover.

Sandro, Maje Go Down- and Feather-free

SMCP brands including Claudie Pierlot and Fursac will stop using bird products by the fall 2023 collections.

SMCP Taps Olivier Germain as New Claudie Pierlot CEO

He will join the French contemporary label from New Guards Group.

SMCP Sees Strong Organic Sales Growth Despite China Shutdowns

The Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot parent company's sales grew 9.4 percent globally.

Sandro, Madewell Expand Resale Plus New Eco-Collabs: Short Takes

Sandro and Madewell expand their clothing resale programs as new sustainable denim and outerwear collabs…

SMCP Q2 Sales Up 19 Percent, Despite Lingering Effects of Store Closures in China

Sales were up on the strength of Europe and the Americas, while the Claudie Pierlot brand is looking for a…

Contemporary Labels Mine the ’90s and Their Own Playbooks at Paris Fashion Week

Sandro, Maje, Longchamp and Faith Connexion played with layers, sexiness and their own codes for the fall.

Lily James and Sebastian Stan Attend ‘Pam & Tommy’ Premiere Event

The two celebrities star in Hulu's drama inspired by Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's marriage and the…

SMCP Sets 2021 Guidance as Q3 Revenues Rise 8.4%

New chief executive officer Isabelle Guichot did not address the bond default of SMCP's majority shareholder.

Sandro Releases Collab With ‘Mr. Men’ and ‘Little Miss’

For the 50-year anniversary of the series, Sandro spotlights the mythical characters from the British…

French Girls Dream of Escape at Paris Fashion Week

Escapism is what French contemporary brands have in mind, but they are also eyeing concerns closer to home in…