Luisa Zargani

Donatella Versace comes on the catwalk at the end of Versace's women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, . Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion in a hard charge into the world of high end fashion. The deal announced Tuesday, Sept. 25, follows the New York handbag maker's $1.35 billion acquisition last year of the high-end shoemaker Jimmy ChooVersace Sale, Milan, Italy - 21 Sep 2018

Fashion Scoops

Versace to Hold Pre-Fall Show in New York

The Dec. 2 event will mark the first time Versace has held a runway show for the pre-fall season.

clock October 12, 2018Luisa Zargani

Langosteria Cafè Milano

Fashion Scoops

Remo Ruffini’s Archive Invests in Food

The investment vehicle has acquired 40 percent of Langosteria Holding Srl, which includes high-end seafood restaurants in Milan.

clock October 11, 2018Luisa Zargani

Miuccia Prada

People

Prada Group Supports Cancer Treatment Research

The Italian luxury group revealed on Thursday it is working with the recently created Fondazione Gianni Bonadonna, named after the late oncologist, to support innovative cancer treatments and research projects. 

clock October 11, 2018Luisa Zargani

Alessandra Facchinetti

Fashion Scoops

Alessandra Facchinetti Dresses Don Carlo Cast for Swiss Performance

The opera is Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlo, which will be held on Oct. 27 at the St. Gallen Theater in Switzerland. 

clock October 10, 2018Luisa Zargani

Furla

Handbags

Furla Sales Up 5.8% in First Half

The Italian accessories company has been investing in creativity, its supply chain and the adoption of a technological system.

clock October 10, 2018Luisa Zargani

Giorgio Armani at the inauguration of the new Armani Casa flagship in Milan.

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani’s Milan Flagship to Leave Via Montenapoleone

The store is set to return to nearby Via Sant’Andrea, where it first opened in 1983.

clock October 9, 2018Luisa Zargani

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

Markets

The Benetton, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Fit

Industry observers weigh in on the Italian fashion group’s decision to appoint the designer as its artistic director.

clock October 9, 2018Luisa Zargani

Attico RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Scoops

Remo Ruffini Invests in Attico Through Archive Vehicle

Archive has acquired 49 percent of the Italian women’s wear brand.

clock October 8, 2018Luisa Zargani

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

Fashion Scoops

Benetton Appoints Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Artistic Director

The designer will show some designs for fall 2019, but his first full-fledged collection will bow for spring 2020.

clock October 8, 2018Luisa Zargani

Trussardi Campaign

Fashion Scoops

Trussardi M&A Rumors Heat Up in Milan

Trussardi had no comment on the speculation.

clock October 4, 2018Luisa Zargani

Coccinelle

Handbags

Coccinelle CEO Fabrizio Stroppa Sets Out Expansion Ambitions

Asia is a key target for the Italian accessories brand, and the new executive is aiming to double sales in three years.

clock October 4, 2018Luisa Zargani

Missoni

Designer and Luxury

Margherita Maccapani Missoni Named Creative Director of M Missoni Line

The designer returns to the family company after endorsing several independent projects. Her first collection for M Missoni will bow for spring 2020.

clock October 3, 2018Luisa Zargani

The Brioni flagship on Madison Avenue.

Human Resources

Brioni Taps Norbert Stumpfl as Design Director

The designer, who lists stints at Berluti, Louis Vuitton, Adidas, Balenciaga and Lanvin, does not hold the same role as creative director Nina-Maria Nitsche, who exited the Italian men’s wear company in July.

clock October 1, 2018Luisa Zargani

Roberto Cavalli

Celebrity Real Estate

Roberto Cavalli to Open First Hotel

The first of five hotels expected to open in the next 10 years around the world, it will be based in Dubai in a partnership with Damac Properties, and scheduled to be completed in 2023.

clock October 1, 2018Luisa Zargani

Valentino

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Valentino to Stage First Coed Pre-Fall Runway Show in Tokyo

The show will be held on Nov. 27 and coincide with the launch of the brand’s concept at Valentino’s flagship at Ginza Six.

clock September 28, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Business

Sears Holdings Corp. Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition

clock October 15, 2018Vicki M. Young

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