FASHION | Armani and Net-A-Porter Are Teaming Up To Bring Us A New-Gen Shopping Experience

Armani and the Yoox Net-A-Porter  are entering the next phase of their 20-year relationship with plans for a new – gen shopping experience. Over the next two year, the two brands will work together to develop a ‘revolutionary, digital and integrated shopping experience’ for its customers, integrating Armani’s physical boutique with its digital sites with … Continue reading FASHION | Armani and Net-A-Porter Are Teaming Up To Bring Us A New-Gen Shopping Experience

BUSINESS | Designers Fashion A Go-Slow Future For Catwalks And Collections

MILAN – From Armani to Gucci, top fashion houses are re-designing their calendars to slow down the frantic pace of catwalks shows and new collections, as the coronavirus pandemic forces a rethink of the way the industry works. Luxury labels are scaling back the number of collections they show at fashion weeks across the year … Continue reading BUSINESS | Designers Fashion A Go-Slow Future For Catwalks And Collections

BUSINESS | Starbucks And Others Shot Shops In Italy Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

MILAN – From Starbucks to Giorgio Armani, several Italian and foreign groups shut down their shops in Italy as the country fights to contain the worst outbreak of coronavirus outside China. After an initial lockdown in the north failed to prevent the spread, the government on Monday banned all non-essential travel and public gatherings throughout … Continue reading BUSINESS | Starbucks And Others Shot Shops In Italy Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

BUSINESS | Orders Sink For Italy’s Luxury Suppliers As Virus Spreads – Sources

BUSINESS | Orders Sink For Italy’s Luxury Suppliers As Virus Spreads – Sources Global luxury brands including Gucci and Louis Vuitton are scaling back orders with Italian suppliers, as the spread of the coronavirus from key market China to major manufacturing hub Italy hits business across the sector, industry sources said. Italy, home to scores … Continue reading BUSINESS | Orders Sink For Italy’s Luxury Suppliers As Virus Spreads – Sources

FASHION BUSINESS | More Luxury Brands Postpone Fashion Shows Worldwide Due To Coronavirus

MILAN – More luxury houses are postponing fashion shows around the world due to the coronavirus outbreak that has now spread to dozens of countries. Italian brands Giorgio Armani and Versace said on Thursday they are putting off fashion shows for their Cruise Collections. The Armani show had been scheduled for April 19-20 in Dubai, … Continue reading FASHION BUSINESS | More Luxury Brands Postpone Fashion Shows Worldwide Due To Coronavirus

FASHION | Giorgio Armani Claims Women Pushed To Be ‘Half-Naked’ In Fashion Ads Are Being ‘Raped’

Fashion icon Giorgio Armani had harsh words for designers who he says push women to be ‘half-naked’, going as far as to compare it to sexual assault. ‘There is so much talk about women being raped, but women today are regularly ‘raped’ by designers’, Armani, 85, told Women’s Wear Daily on Friday at his Emporio … Continue reading FASHION | Giorgio Armani Claims Women Pushed To Be ‘Half-Naked’ In Fashion Ads Are Being ‘Raped’

FASHION | Giorgio Armani To Present His Cruise 2021 Collection In Dubai

DUBAI – Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani is heading to Dubai to present its Cruise 2021 collection in the city in April. The show will coincide with the reopening of the brand’s store at The Dubai Mall. ‘I’m very happy to be back in Dubai after 10 years, especially on the occasion of the EXPO … Continue reading FASHION | Giorgio Armani To Present His Cruise 2021 Collection In Dubai

FASHION INDUSTRY | Who Will Be Named Model Of The Year?

The British Fashion Council has announced the nominations for the 2019 Fashion Awards, with model Adut Akech and designer Daniel Lee of Bottega Veneta among those recognized. The awards recognize “exceptional individuals whose imagination and creativity has broken new ground in fashion” in the fashion industry, a British Fashion Council (BFC) press release stated. The … Continue reading FASHION INDUSTRY | Who Will Be Named Model Of The Year?

Fashion | Armani Launches Fifth Olympic Campaign

Milan, Italy – Milan Fashion Week for Spring/Summer menswear previews has started with a slightly different rhythm, with many mainstays not showing this season. Milano, Italy – Giorgio Armani and Italian Olympic officials used the runway to announce Armani’s fifth Olympic Games as the Italian team’s officials uniform designer. Some 30 Olympians and Paralympians introduces … Continue reading Fashion | Armani Launches Fifth Olympic Campaign