Yesterday a majestic tribute was paid in Paris to Karl Lagerfeld. He will be deeply missed especially by those who didn’t learn from his example. Karl Lagerfeld thoughts are a great inspiration to all fashion insiders. 1. “ Change is the healthiest way to survive”  2. “Fashion is about going ahead, not about memory.”  3. … Leggi tutto

Dear Silvia Fendi, congratulations! In a world overwhelmed by bad taste and show off people, you silently (but powerfully) dedicated your energies to the best of fashion and luxury. You went through ups and downs, acknowledgements and difficulties, from a family business to a global brand as its most precious yet discreet soul. You collaborated … Leggi tutto

1. Timing. “As a consumer, I hate seeing something on the runway and then having to wait six months for it” 2. Investing in #women in #fashionbusiness 3. #ecommerce only 4. Fashion for #realpeople “Women are forces of this earth. We are multifaceted, complex, vulnerable yet bulletproof, and FENTY speaks to all of our intricacies” 5. The Person and the Brand. “Rihanna … Leggi tutto

1. It’s a marathon, it’s not a sprint. Ten years. Fifteen years. You’ve got to get up everyday, with a new idea, a new spin, and you’ve got to bring it to work, every day 2. CEOs can talk and blab each day about culture, but the employees all know who the jerks are. They could … Leggi tutto

It was pretty unusual to see Christian Dior Couture organizing an event in the Moroccan city beloved by Yves Saint Laurent. Instead of Saint Laurent itself. While the Kering owned French brand is focusing on a contemporary look and feel without looking too much at its founder past and heritage, rival LVMH owned brand Dior took advantage … Leggi tutto

“Yes, Mr. Gray, the gods have been good to you. But what the gods give they quickly take away. You have only a few years in which to live really, perfectly, and fully.  When your youth goes, your beauty will go with it, and then you will suddenly discover that there are no triumphs left … Leggi tutto

One can think whatever about Kanye West but it’s impossible to deny his spontaneous talent of creating #epic projects. The Fashion Industry has a lot to learn from him. 1. “Epic” is the key to be impactful. It doesn’t matter so much if it is an epic fail or success, if the event stands out from the … Leggi tutto

“Gucci delivered a very good quarter, with revenue up 24.6% as reported and 20.0% on a comparable basis to €2,325.6 million.” In the first quarter of 2019. First quarter of 2018 saw a 49% growth. In 2019 North America only grew 5% while Asia Pacific recorded a notable +35.5%. “We’ll continue to fuel [growth] with … Leggi tutto

The Fab Four of #fashion and #luxury show an outstanding firepower in the industry. They have a stunning business and are in the hotlist of must-have brands. What is the common factor of them all? The city of Rome. Despite a certain PR effort highlighting Milan as the fashion capital of the world, with a few exceptions like Moncler, Milan … Leggi tutto

In 2018 OTB, the group founded by Renzo Rosso and the owner of brands such as Diesel and Marni, revenues dropped of 3.2% to 1,439 billion euro. Revenues in 2017 were 1,58 billion. Group CEO Ubaldo Minelli said the company went through a voluntary reset phase in 2018 and it is due for some M&A … Leggi tutto