Prada has become the latest brand to fall foul of racism accusations after an animal charm with a dark face and large red lips was seen as being uncomfortably similar to racist blackface caricatures of the past.
Next May, the luxury giant will award a prize for the best customer experience solutions for the group’s labels to a start-up. Eligible start-ups must have less than 10 years in business and 100 employees.
Having predicted the rise of blended retail this holiday season, the NPD Group has reported on the trend of “hands-free shopping”, further highlighting the fragrance and watch categories as ones to watch this December.
Adidas has confirmed that it is looking into accusations against designer Gosha Rubchinskiy after screenshots of a conversation between the designer and an underage boy were alleged to show inappropriate conduct.
Tommy Hilfiger is working on a plan to take his next runway collection to Paris. The American designer is already in talks with the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode on a suitable time slot for his show.