FASHION INDUSTRY NEWS RE-CAP – 2/19/18
FASHION INDUSTRY NEWS RE-CAP
Week of 2/12 to 2/19
Stay up-to-date on the fashion industry with StyleDispatch.com and the Fashion Industry News Re-Cap! This week we are covering; food being a trend at NYFW, Kering’s most profitable year was 2017, Marc Jacobs and Micheal Kors battle to win over the hearts of fashion and more!
If I had to describe New York Fashion Week in two words, it would be “pop” and “puff.” More cotton candy and popcorn was offered at the fall 2018 shows than at a summer carnival – not to mention meringues, macaroons, and even some bags of flamin’ hot Cheetos.
Kering had a better 2017 than you. In fact, Gucci’s parent company had a better year than just about any fashion brand, with 2017 revenues surging to the most impressive ever-recorded for the Paris-based owner of Gucci, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and more. In announcing its 6.2 bil
Marc Jacobs, American fashion’s greatest showman, closed out New York Fashion Week on Wednesday night with a show that was about the grand gesture of fashion with a capital “F.” It reminded us of the days before the runways went Hollywood and street style became ascendant.
In a comparison of five purchasing influencers, only 34% of those millennials surveyed reported that they are driven to make a fashion purchase because the apparel or accessory was eco-friendly and sustainably-produced.
Burberry is linking with Farfetch in a new partnership aimed at strengthening its e-commerce presence worldwide. Burberry said that for the first time, technology that it has developed has been integrated into the Farfetch API – the platform’s operating system – allowing the brand’s entire global inventory to be available through an e-commerce platform.
“Elevating the world from mediocrity to greatness.” That’s one of the painted mantras on display in the lobby of Lululemon’s Vancouver headquarters, and one that’s at odds with what current and former employees describe as a toxic work environment at the fitness apparel company.