Indian brand Ekaya at Paris Haute Couture Week

2018/02 01 09:02

Courtesy: French Federation of Custom Couture Creation Indian handloom brand Ekaya is participating in the Haute Couture Week by showcasing 14 couture variations of its fabrics at the ongoing exhibition-Cousu d’Or – Magical Weaving. With this, Ekaya is looking forward to develop projects combining the French Fashion know–how with the Indian textile heritage including varieties […]

LVMH posts 13% organic growth in Fashion & Leather

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: LVMH LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury products group, has achieved organic revenue growth of 13 per cent in its fashion and leather business for 2017. On a reported basis, revenue growth was up 21 per cent and profit from recurring operations increased by 27 per cent. The group's revenue rose […]

LVMH makes Hedi Slimane image director of Céline

2018/01 29 08:01

Hedi Slimane/Courtesy: LVMH LVMH, the world's largest luxury-goods company, has named Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline with effect from February this year. He will direct all Céline collections, extending to men’s fashion, couture and fragrances. Slimane wit his talent will ensure a further era of exceptional growth and development for […]

Lectra announces acquisition of Kubix Lab

2018/01 29 08:01

Courtesy: Lectra Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, has announced the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of the Italian firm Kubix Lab. Facilitating the digital transformation of their industry, Lectra, headquartered in France, helps brands and manufacturers from design to production. Founded […]

Kering recognised most sustainable textile firm

2018/01 25 12:01

Courtesy: Kering Luxury group Kering has been recognised as the world’s most sustainable textile, apparel and luxury goods corporation, according to the Corporate Knights’ Global 100 index. This marks the third consecutive year that Kering has been included in the ranking, placed 1st within its own industry and 47th overall within the 2018 Global 100 […]

Lectra hires new MD for Central & Eastern Europe region

2018/01 25 12:01

Holger Max-Lang Lectra, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions for fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials headquartered in France, has announced that the company has appointed Holger Max-Lang as managing director of Lectra Central & Eastern Europe region, Russia. Holger Max-Lang is based in Ismaning, near Munich, Germany. Holger Max-Lang will focus on […]

Madeleine celebrates 40 years of fashion

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: Madeleine Celebrating the 40th birthday of European womenswear brand, Madeleine, a special anniversary range has been launched. Reflecting the brand's heritage of exclusive high-fashion designs, key pieces in the collection are made from silk and cashmere and include colour blocking separates, day to evening dresses and sophisticated shirts and palazzo pant combos. From a […]

Duelegs to launch Tightings at Interfilière Paris

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: Gambetti Group Gambetti Group brand Duelegs will launch Tightings, a perfect combination of the latest generation seamless tights and the classic leggings, at Interfilière. Tightings, a technical innovation, is made using an exclusive patent pending technology based on a development of the classic tights machine, adapted to create garments that can be worn as […]

Lectra Japan appoints new managing director

2018/01 18 12:01

Managing director Akihiko Tanaka Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, has announced the appointment of Akihiko Tanaka to the role of managing director of Lectra Japan. With more than 30 years of experience, Tanaka now will support Lectra's Japanese fashion, apparel and automotive customers as it is undergoing transformations related to […]

Lectra releases new branding identity

2018/01 16 12:01

Lectra has launched a new branding identity that powerfully demonstrates the digital orientation of Lectra’s strategy, created to support fashion and apparel, automotive, and furniture firms to successfully flourish with Industry 4.0 concepts. Lectra provides integrated technology solutions for fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials. Designed with the agency ComCorp, Lectra’s new branding universe […]

Kering to distribute Puma shares to its shareholders

2018/01 16 12:01

Courtesy: Kering Kering will distribute 70 per cent of Puma shares outstanding to its shareholders, out of the 86.3 per cent currently owned by the group. Post transaction, Kering will retain around 16 per cent of Puma shares. Artémis, which holds 40.9 per cent of Kering’s shares, will become a long term strategic shareholder of […]

Carrefour signs strategic agreement with Showroomprive

2018/01 16 12:01

Courtesy: Carrefour Carrefour, the second largest retail chain in the world, has announced the signing of a strategic agreement with Showroomprivé, Europe's second-largest online private sales player. In order to seal this partnership, Carrefour will acquire c. 17 per cent of the share capital of Showroomprivé from Conforama, a subsidiary of the Steinhoff group. Carrefour's […]