John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.
Carla Sozzani, noted retailer, gatekeeper to the Azzedine Alaïa archives and all-round fashion legend, has a new project. The Italian lady opened her own Fondazione Sozzani Monday night in an unexpected neighbourhood.
Zalando has announced the appointment of Barbara Daliri-Freyduni as Senior Vice President, Demand, while Ralf Herbrich is set to join the German retailer as SVP Data Science and Machine Learning in 2020.
The brand has announced changes to its leadership structure following Hervé Moreau's departure. Moving away from the single designer approach, the brand will have a team of design experts led by Alessandra Rinaudo.
Zalando has launched a pilot scheme aimed at using less single-use plastic bags. The alternative is reusable packaging, which can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 80%, according to the company.
Zara continues to be the group’s largest brand, while Stradivarius and Uterqüe are the fastest-growing formats. FashionNetwork.com takes an in depth look at brand performance and Inditex’s long-term vision.
British department store Debenhams has opened two new locations in its biggest international region, the Middle East. The franchise openings take the retailer's presence to eight countries in the region.