Building Culture and Community at Moncler

Building Culture and Community at Moncler

MILAN, Italy — Remo Ruffini has a big, juicy art collection. He can curate for himself. But the Genius initiative he debuted in February for his sportwear company Moncler suggests he’s pretty good at curating elsewhere too. Genius began with eight distinct...
Icy Femininity in Hot Milan

Icy Femininity in Hot Milan

MILAN, Italy —Milan was melting today, but designers are opting for icy cold visions of femininity. At N.21, Alessandro Dell’Acqua continues distancing the brand, which gained recognition for a clever mix of boyish and girlish aesthetics, and a decidedly...
Alberta Ferretti Acknowledges the Times

Alberta Ferretti Acknowledges the Times

MILAN, Italy — Fashion is about change and Alberta Ferretti loves change. After a few seasons of presenting in the historical Rotonda della Besana, today the designer opted for the industrial mondernity of a rather impersonal hangar in Porta Nuova, one of...
Jil Sander’s Sophisticated Pragmatism

Jil Sander’s Sophisticated Pragmatism

MILAN, Italy – The face-off between freedom and discipline is an enduring theme in fashion and life. It’s rooted in basic human instinct, and so rarely gets tired. This is particularly true at Jil Sander. The brand has been built from day one on a soft and...
French Connection's Half-Year Loss Narrows

French Connection's Half-Year Loss Narrows

LONDON, United Kingdom — French Connection Group’s cost-cutting drive helped reduce losses slightly in the first half of 2018 and put it on track to turn profitable by the end of the year, interim results from the British fashion retailer showed on...