The designer behind the Off-White label is building on the partnership he began with the luxury car manufacturer last year through the collaborative creation of an electric show car under the Mercedes-Maybach brand.
Ann Demeulemeester returned to Paris to see the rebirth of her fashion house Sunday, though from the front and not the backstage. Sitting snugly beside the brand’s new owner, fashion entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli.
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.