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Kering Results Show 17% Surge at Gucci, Slip at Bottega Veneta

PARIS, France — Italian fashion brand Gucci confirmed its turnaround with a 17 percent rise in third-quarter comparable sales, helping make up for a 10.9 percent sales drop at sister brand Bottega Veneta, parent Kering said on Tuesday. Gucci, in double digit sales growth territory for the first time since 2012, accounts for more than 60 percent of Kering’s operating profit. Analysts had expected its …

Justin O’Shea Parts Ways With Brioni After Just 1 Season

Well, that didn’t last long. After being appointed creative director a little over six months ago, Italian menswear designer brand Brioni has announced they’re parting ways with Justin O’Shea. O’Shea joined Brioni from Munich-based luxury e-tailer MyTheresa — a decision that raised eyebrows given he had no previous design experience — and caused shock in his initial months by choosing Metallica as the face of the brand’s …

The Vetements Effect

PARIS, France — For its Spring/Summer 2017 runway collection, shown in Paris department store Galeries Lafayette during couture week, Vetements collaborated with no less than 17 brands, from Brioni and Manolo Blahnik, to Levi’s and Comme des Garçons, to Champion and Juicy Couture. Vetements’ ability to attract such a wide array of partners, many of them specialists in their domain, attests to its rapid ascent …