The luggage brand has enlisted global superstar Rihanna, legendary artist Patti Smith, pro basketballer LeBron James and top tennis player Roger Federer for its latest campaign, as the label seeks to expand its horizons.
African fashion is this month’s headline act, notably championed by Balenciaga and Virgil Abloh, with Friday’s Parisian show organised by Africa Fashion Up, and Afro Fashion Week scheduled in Milan on September 23-26.
Shying away from the oversize installations of previous editions, luxury labels like Gucci, Off-White and Givenchy took advantage of the Milan Design Week to showcase an array of new projects and offbeat initiatives.
Luxury sneaker and apparel retailer Kick Game has secured an extra £3.5 million in financing from VGC Partners. The capital injection will go towards the brand’s target to secure revenues of £50 million by 2022.
The Spanish fashion marketplace led by Rafa Blanc and Blanca Miró has completed its second funding round, as it seeks to automate its operations and increase the number of designers in its catalogue from 120 to 1,000.
September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
Farfetch unveiled its new service on Wednesday — Pre-Order. It will offer early access throughout the season for all Farfetch customers to tap into the newest products, rather than being just a VIP service.
UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.