#sustainability: Green Carpet is great but apart from that it seems that #fashionbrands were disconnected from Greta and friends demonstration about climate change #fashiontrends : A new Normal is back. Normal meaning more wearable than usual. The queen brand for this is certainly Prada Group with a great classic with lots of twist collection. Well … Leggi tutto

Yesterday (night for Europe) Prada showed a beautiful Cruise collection in New York, with a very interesting message behind. “This show is all about simplicity — naïve, cotton, simple. So the opposite of a big deal. Because I think that sometimes, all of us, [with the itinerant shows] there’s a competition for who does more … Leggi tutto

It is news of today that Prada created a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council co-chaired by director Ava DuVernay and artist Theaster Gates. “Prada is committed to cultivating, recruiting and retaining diverse talent to contribute to all departments of the company,” Miuccia Prada, CEO and Lead Creative Director of Prada said in the statement. “In … Leggi tutto

Back to the Future: When #Prada meets #Panerai Luna Rossa and Panerai announced the partnership for the 2021 America’s Cup. A Submersible (?) Luna Rossa carbotech watch was launched yesterday and more models, apparently, will follow.  The common values behind this sponsorship are: technical innovation, Italian excellence, passion for the sea and bravery. It could be nice to know … Leggi tutto

We increasingly read about the importance of kindness in the working environment. Kindness. Respect. Unselfishness. The Duchess of Sussex recently presented the award to Givenchy designer Claire Weight-Keller saying:”As all of you in this room know, we have a deep connection to what we wear… for me, this connection is rooted in really being able … Leggi tutto

Roger Vivier was a legendary shoes creator who contributed so much to the success of Christian Dior that the eponymous brand recently dedicated to him an entire book featuring some of the most beautiful creations of this genius. The brand recently appointed a new Creative Director who worked before for Prada Group, Gherardo Felloni. While … Leggi tutto

THIS WEEK IN LUXURY AND FASHION – Luisa Via Roma, the Italian fashion e-commerce reached the target of 130 million euro in revenues in 2017 but its spark seems weaker compared to its competitors. Why? Soundtrack “Get it on” T.Rex – Apple Store opened in Milan. With stores already opened in Bologna, Firenze, Roma, this … Leggi tutto

THIS WEEK IN LUXURY AND FASHION (and a surprise) – Moncler, LVMH confirm double digit steady growth Soundtrack “Causing a commotion” Madonna – Kering stellar growth thanks to Gucci Soundtrack “Borderline” Madonna – Puma shares fall 7% due to shy revenue results Soundtrack “This used to be my playground” Madonna – Ralph Lauren will celebrate … Leggi tutto

– LVMH organized a Brand Desirability Forum in Paris. Chiara Ferragni was among the speakers and seated front row between Antoine Arnault and Sidney Toledano. You see why the fashion press shuns her? Soundtrack “My way” Frank Sinatra – Chanel released for the first time in 108 years the yearly revenues and growth trends. Boom! … Leggi tutto

#THISWEEKINLUXURYANDFASHION – Missoni just sold a relevant minority quote to an Italian private equity fund. Recently created, the fund is managed by a former Merrill Lynch banker. This is their first investment in the fashion industry. Crossing fingers. Soundtrack Boyz II Men “It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday” – Dries Van Noten sold … Leggi tutto