Menswear shows, traditionally held months before the women hit the runways later in the year, are being slowly airbrushed from the fashion industry's calendar and folded into the women's events, almost as an accessory.
Michael Kors is promoting Philipa Newman to President, accessories and footwear and Michele Chan to President, women’s ready-to-wear. Newman and Chan have worked for the company for over 20 years combined.
In an interview last week, designer Calvin Klein commented on the arrival of the next creative director to join the brand he founded. The name cannot be announced yet as the person is still under contract, he revealed.
Chanel and Nike have topped the retail category for brand perception in Asia, according to the 2016 Top 1000 Brands report. Samsung was the most recognised brand overall for the year, beating out rival Apple.
US group Marchon Eyewear, the world's third-largest eyewear manufacturer, has signed a global licence agreement for the production and distribution of Columbia Sportswear's eyeglasses and sunglasses collections.
Alibaba said on Thursday it still wanted to work with companies fighting counterfeit brand-name products, a week after the Chinese online shopping platform was kicked out of an international anti-counterfeit coalition.