It was a mixed bag for men’s fashion trade shows this season. Among the livelier trade shows, Man and Welcome Edition, and the quieter Tranoï, the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair was pleased with its Paris debut.
Almost three months after announcing a new strategic direction, the Sydney-based intimates and swimwear company has revealed that it is considering the strategic divestment of one or more of its brands.
They celebrate the summer solstice in Paris with a giant street party called the Fête de la Musique. Though the biggest party this year was Balmain's, a magnificent runway show and concert in the Jardin des Plantes.
It was a solid Q1 for N Brown as its digital transformation continued and online sales rose. But its exit programme from physical stores and move away from smaller brands saw the headline sales figure dropping.
The next sessions of the Parisian fashion trade shows will start on Friday June 21, featuring the well-established Tranoï and Man/Woman events, as well as the maiden Parisian edition of Danish show CIFF.
Inditex is another of the big winners in global fashion retail and while its sales and profits increases may not always match analysts’ lofty expectations, it's a consistent performer as it continues to expand globally.
Yoox Net-A-Porter is inviting young women aged 16-25 to send in their ideas for an innovative fashion app. The winner will receive a mentorship from YNAP executives and £1,000 to spend on Net-A-Porter.