Posted March 26,2016
Weekly news 21-26th of March
Important news that you need to know, working in fashion.
BoF can exclusively reveal that Kering-owned luxury menswear label Brioni has appointed Justin O’Shea its new creative director. via BoF.
“Alibaba.com sold 3 trillion yuan ($463 billion) of goods through its online shopping websites in the year ending March, as it moved deeper into the untapped countryside and courted foreign brands.” via Bloomberg Business.
“Giorgio Armani has agreed to stop using fur for all its products, following years of lobbying by animal rights activists.” via AP.
“The dramatic drop in oil prices has hurt luxury retailers Neiman Marcus,Macy’s and other stores.” via Fortune Magazine.
The founders of CoSTUME NATIONAL exit, Linda Wells joins Hearst and T: The New York Times Style Magazine names a new publisher. via BoF.