Smiley has shared further details of its SS20 Ellesse collab with news that the capsule will offer staple styles for men and women “that fuse Ellesse’s sportswear designs with Smiley’s counter-culture heritage.”
FashionNetwork.com visited the European offices of the US sportswear giant to find out about its plans for Europe, where, hit by the ‘yellow vest’ protests in France, it is concentrating on London and Milan.
The French cashmere specialist is bolstering its Fall/Winter 2019 collection with an extensive ad campaign, as it launches an ambitious market offensive drawn up by its new owner, Xavier Marie’s Compagnie Marco Polo.
Following the success of their first collaboration last year, the Puma and Karl Lagerfeld brands are repeating the experiment this season with ready-to-wear and accessories collections for men and women.
China’s ANTA Sports Products Ltd said on Tuesday it will halt contract renewal negotiations with the National Basketball Association (NBA), adding to the list of Chinese firms cutting ties with the league.
Iconix is continuing to support its British football-linked brand Umbro and said this week that it has extended its longstanding license deal for the label to cover footballing countries Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
Outdoor clothing brand Patagonia has named Marty Pomphrey as its new general manager of Patagonia Japan. Pomphrey replaces Takasuki Tsujii who has stepped down from the role after 20 years at the brand.
UK teenagers own 30 million pairs of trainers in total with an average six pairs per person for the 13-19 year-olds in the country. However, 10% of them have at least 10 pairs and 2% have a collection of 20+.
The American activewear and basics company revealed preliminary sales figures for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2019 on Thursday, predicting strong growth driven by its DTG2Go and Salt Life businesses.
Chinese sportswear manufacturer Topsports International Holdings has raised $1.01 billion after pricing its shares at HK$8.50 in a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO), a term sheet for the deal showed on Thursday.