A year ago, German photographer Peter Lindbergh, who passed away in September, lensed a series of iconic models from the Dior archives in the heart of New York. The result is a photo book published this week by Taschen.
For the past few years, cool active sport brands worldwide have been obsessed with one role model – Moncler. One other brand carving out new territory on the apparel map is Rossignol, the nec plus ultra of Alpine skis.
Clemenza, ex-general manager of Krizia and a strategic pick by private equity firm Armònia SGR, in control of the label since 2017, is tasked with stepping up the pace of its structuring and commercial development.
An intense men’s fashion week starts in Paris on Tuesday, with the ‘Karl for Ever’ event and 60 catwalk shows, including rookie labels Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan, and Balmain’s gig-show.
Despite the absence of Givenchy, slated to show at Pitti Uomo, Paris' menswear Fashion Week will welcome a number of returning brands and four new labels: Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan.
If any senior LVMH executive is looking very smart these days it surely is Pietro Beccari, the CEO of Christian Dior Couture, who just oversaw his house’s path-breaking cruise 2020 collection runway show in Marrakech.
As brand marketing goes, a big exhibition at one of the world’s leading cultural institutions is as good as it gets and the Dior label gets a major boost this spring as the V&A stages its Dior Designer of Dreams show.