It's official. French’s fashion governing body, for decades colloquially known as the Chambre Syndicale has changed its name. From Thursday on, it will be known as Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM).
H&M had plenty to talk about Thursday as it reported higher H1 sales, some markets that were good and others that were challenging, plus e-sales powering ahead and strength in its expanding other brands.
Ischia Global Fest, Italy’s coolest insider arts and film festival, has revealed plans to present Jean-Paul Gaultier with an Excellence Award. And, the festival will host an exhibition of Gaultier’s iconic fashion.
A New York bankruptcy court has ordered that Global Brands and Marquee are approved to purchase the struggling BCBG Max Azria for $165 million and assume the label's intellectual property for future operations.