A rendering of the rooftop restaurant and bar at the Hotel La Palma, set to open in Capri in April 2022.

Fashion Scoops

New Owners Aim to Turn Capri’s Oldest Hotel Into A-List Hotspot

Set to open in April 2022, the Hotel La Palma in Capri will join a glamorous portfolio that also includes Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes.

clock February 23, 2021Joelle Diderich

Valentino Couture Spring 2021

Designer and Luxury

Valentino Spies ‘Great Potential’ for Men Buying Couture

“There is not a ‘men’s couture’ or a ‘women’s couture.’ It’s just couture,'” Pierpaolo Piccioli contends.

clock February 23, 2021Miles Socha

Tanel Bedrossiantz on the catwalk at Jean Paul Gaultier's last couture show in January 2020.

Designer and Luxury

Haute Couture for Men Is Flourishing: Here’s Why

Clients say they are drawn to the experience, craftsmanship and individuality couture offers.

clock February 23, 2021Miles Socha


Fashion Scoops

Valentino to Stage Fall 2021 Show at Milan’s Piccolo Teatro

Valentino’s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli is paying tribute to Milan and its cultural scene by staging the brand’s fall 2021 at the city’s Piccolo Teatro.

clock February 22, 2021Luisa Zargani

Valentino Couture Spring 2021


Online Channel, China Helped Valentino Weather Pandemic in 2020

Online sales climbed 62 percent at Valentino and mainland China retail sales rose 44 percent in 2020, but the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic drove total revenues down 28 percent.

clock February 18, 2021Luisa Zargani

A Dr. Martens storefront.

Business Features

How Valentino Helped to Inspire a Turnaround at Dr. Martens

The brands may be miles apart on fashion’s spectrum, but Permira saw the potential in both, and drew partly on its experience with Valentino to revamp Dr. Martens, and take it public with a multibillion-pound valuation.

clock February 16, 2021Samantha Conti

Christian Dior Couture Spring 2021

Beauty Features

Dreamy Beauty for Spring 2021 Couture Season

“Everything has to be soft and dreamy, because we are living in a tough world,” said hairstylist Odile Gilbert.

clock February 5, 2021Jennifer Weil

Benedetta Piccioli

Fashion Scoops

Pierpaolo Piccioli’s Daughter Benedetta Signed to Women Management Milano

Agency Women Management Milano will manage the young Piccioli’s image for future endorsements under the Talents division.

clock February 4, 2021Luisa Zargani


Designer and Luxury

Communication, Valentino Style

Creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli believes in a new modular and flexible approach to talk to Valentino’s different customer targets and communities.

clock February 2, 2021Luisa Zargani


Fashion Scoops

Couture Meets AI at Valentino

The making of the brand’s spring 2021 couture collection was filmed and fed into AI technology resulting in an artistic video in a collaboration with Robert Del Naja and Mario Klingemann.

clock January 29, 2021Luisa Zargani

Valentino Couture Spring 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Valentino Spring 2021 Couture

Pierpaolo Piccioli steered Valentino in a new direction with an austere, modernist collection.

clock January 26, 2021Miles Socha

Valentino Couture Spring 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Valentino Couture Spring 2021

See all the looks from the collection.

clock January 26, 2021WWD Staff

Backstage at Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Spring 2021

Human Resources

Salvatore Ferragamo Said to Shake Up C-suite

Market sources say executive deputy chairman Michele Norsa and CEO Micaela le Divelec Lemmi may exit Salvatore Ferragamo in April after the approval of the 2020 financial year figures.

clock January 20, 2021Luisa Zargani

Larissa Iapichino for Red Valentino

Designer and Luxury

Italy’s New Face: Who Is Larissa Iapichino?

The 18-year-old long jumper was chosen by Red Valentino to appear in resort 2021 editorialized content.

clock January 20, 2021Alessandra Turra


Fashion Scoops

Valentino to Present Couture Collection Digitally

The collection, called Code Temporal, will be revealed on Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. CET. 

clock January 18, 2021Luisa Zargani

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