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Franca Sozzani Promotes Milan Fashion Week at Press Conference

Vogue Italia's editor in chief detailed new initiatives to support the Italian fashion industry.

Salvatore Ferragamo’s Signorina Fragrance Arrives in the U.S.

Brand is banking on its new women’s scent living up to its youthful name to attract a new generation of young…

Coty Plans Roberto Cavalli Scent Launch

The designer's signature women’s eau de parfum will debut the first week of February.

Strong Fragrance Sales Belie Euro Zone Woes

Despite the macroeconomic gloom casting a long shadow over the region, most beauty sellers seem poised to…

EuroItalia Eyes Gains for John Richmond Brand

An ambitious strategy for worldwide expansion includes a third fragrance, Viva Rock John Richmond, and a New…

LVMH Brands Share Spot in Sephora

Make Up For Ever and Benefit, two brands owned by LVMH, became neighbors on the sprawling mezzanino floor of…

Mipel: Leather Industry Seen Gaining Strength

The handbag and leathergoods industry convened at the 100th edition of Mipel in Milan.

Italian Fabric Firms Focus on Exports

Mill executives at said they are seeing a upswing as the textile sector stabilizes and adapts to the…

Stage Set for Milano Unica

Italian mills seeing rebound amid raw material wrangling.

Versace Turns Rare Gem into a Fragrance

The protagonist of the brand's next women’s fragrance conjures images of a rare, fancy yellow diamond of…

Italian Fairs Attract Emerging Markets

They anticipate a solid round of fairs coming up, based on favorable indicators and healthy data from spring…

Improved Mood at Pitti Filati

Italian mill executives were spinning a good yarn at the three-day fair.

Bottega Veneta to Launch First Women’s Scent

The fragrance was developed by the Coty Inc., but many of the creative decisions were driven by the luxury…

Pitti Filati Preview: Exhibitors Broaden Their Scope

Key players in the Italian knitting industry are coming to the show armed with new strategies to address the…

Mipel Scores Gains in Buyers, Orders

A return to retro and classic styles was a notable bag trend at the leather goods and accessories fair.