The Smiley Company had good news this week and said that last year was strong, despite the weak retail sector. And while full 2018 results are still being prepared, the first nine months suggest a healthy final figure.
The Paris haute couture season witnessed its last big event Wednesday with the return of Balmain to haute couture, where Olivier Rousteing concentrated on shape, looking into the house’s archives for sculptural forms.
The Hyères Festival 2019 has named Chloé's creative director and the jewellery designer as the presidents of its fashion and accessories juries, respectively, while Craig McDean will lead the photography jury.
It’s a season of exacting precision in Paris couture, nowhere more so than at Givenchy, where the house’s couturier Clare Waight Keller served up a memorable accumulation of surgical, yet never uptight, chic.
Net-A-Porter is continuing its softly-softly move into kidswear with its latest initiative targeting the youngest consumers. After its three earlier pop-ups, comes its first multibrand kidswear collective.