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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.

Paris Fashion Week: The Contemporary Market

From 1853 to Y2K, brands reached into the archives for influences.

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…

Chinese Textile Giant Shandong Ruyi Transfers Lycra to Creditors

A group of lenders to Shandong-based textile giant Ruyi Group has taken over Lycra.

SMCP Sees Strong Q1 Organic Sales Boost

The accessible luxury player's 23.7 percent organic sales gain was driven by momentum in the Americas and…

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.

SMCP Sales Up 19% in 2021

The owner of Sandro and Maje said it saw sequential improvement in sales throughout the year, and that its…

SMCP Announces Partnership With Traceability Start-up Fairly Made

The accessible luxury group plans to roll out full product traceability across Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot…

SMCP Appoints Christophe Cuvillier Chairman

French executive Christophe Cuvillier has been appointed to the position, following last week's dismissal of…

SMCP Dismisses Shandong Ruyi Board Members

The wrangle between SMCP's creditors and Shandong Ruyi continues.

What to Watch: Who Will Buy Shandong Ruyi’s Brands SMCP and Gieves & Hawkes?

Once aiming to be China's own LVMH, the debt-laden Chinese fashion manufacturing giant is now fighting for…

EXCLUSIVE: Maje Names Charlotte Tasset Ferrec CEO

French contemporary label Maje has appointed Charlotte Tasset Ferrec as CEO.

SMCP Shares to Be Sold by Creditors After Shareholder Default

Trustee GLAS has taken control of a 29 percent share of the French parent company of accessible luxury labels…