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Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Missoni opens new store at South Coast Plaza, Orange County
Italian fashion label Missoni has opened its first store at the South Coast Plaza shopping center in Costa Mesa, Orange County, alongside other major luxury brands. A space that features the brand's zig-zag design.
Izipizi opens more London eyewear stores
French eyewear brand Izipizi is doubling its store presence in London, adding two new stores to the city’s retail offer this spring.
Marcolin sales and profits rise in 2022
Eyewear giant Marcolin has released its 2022 results and said that net sales rose 20.1% at current exchange rates to reach €547.4 million, which was also a 13.2% increase at constant exchange rates.
Luxottica and Bulgari are not renewing their eyewear license agreement
Luxottica's licensing agreement for Bulgari's eyewear collections, which expires at the end of 2023, will not be renewed. The jeweller could be joining Thélios, the eyewear manufacturer owned by its parent company LVMH.
Marcolin promotes Lara Marogna to group style and product development director
Following the departure of Alessandro Beccarini, Lara Marogna has been appointed director of style and product development for the Italian eyewear manufacturer.
Bloobloom eyewear to open five London stores
Eyewear brand Bloobloom is adding five new UK stores with openings in key locations such as Westfield London and Battersea Power Station.
Cos launches eyewear collection with Linda Farrow
H&M Group’s COS brand is teaming up with British avant-garde eyewear label Linda Farrow for a collection of pieces it said are as “iconic as they are timeless”.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Cubitts to launch archive collection as it celebrates 10th anniversary
In celebration of its 10-year anniversary, eyewear maker/retailer Cubitts is “dusting off its treasures”, opening up a limited-edition archive of 10 heritage frames that are no longer in production.
Kering Eyewear to acquire UNT
A unit of Kering has signed an agreement to acquire French company UNT, the luxury giant and Gucci owner said on Monday.
Women's fashion week: Ten trends for winter 2023-2024
From New York to London, Milan and Paris, designers have created high quality collections for Autumn-Winter 2023-2024, marking a return to formal elegance without losing sight of uninhibited sexyness.
Carrera named official eyewear partner of Coachella 2023
Carrera Eyewear, a house brand of Safilo Group, announced on Thursday its official eyewear partnership with the 2023 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Safilo evaluates sale of Italian Longarone plant
Italian eyewear group Safilo on Thursday forecast net sales would reach 1.3 billion euros ($1.37 billion) in 2027, driven by a 4% annual growth rate as it issued its medium-term targets.
Rokh, Abra, Mossi and Situationist: four different interpretations of avant-garde in Paris
Faced with the challenge of reinventing fashion, niche brands opted to collaborate with other international firms, master their tailoring skills or focus on environmental responsibility.
As buyers demand it, Bangladesh garment factories go green
Bangladesh's garment factories have long been known for producing low-cost garments in often harsh working conditions, but international pressure for more sustainable clothing production is starting to change that.