Sunday, March 24, 2013

Fashion Weekly News (18/03-24/03)

   Kate moss is designing a sushi box for French chain Sushi Shop, modeled to carry 40 pieces of the Japanese raw fish-based cuisine. 

   Gucci’s profits before interest and taxes rose 17.7 per cent to $1.26 billion (£1 billion), in 2012. Asia accounted for 37% of the revenue, followed by Western Europe for 27%.

   Daniela Riccardi will leave her position as Diesel CEO next month. Stefano Rosso, son of Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, has been appointed co-CEO of the company. In addition, Renzo Rosso has been planning to build a luxury conglomerate in Italy, which already consists of Maison Martin Margiela, Viktor & Rolf and manufacturing company Staff International, and Marni.
Renzo Rosso

   Carla Bruni, the former French First Lady, is making her comeback in modeling and is going to star in Bulgari’s upcoming haute joaillerie campaign.

   Kate Moss stars in Britain’s oldest motorcycle brand, Matchless, for their first clothing line for Men and Women.

Kate Moss for Matchless

   H&M is launching this summer a line inspired by Beyonce’s style, said to represent the four elements: earth, wind, fire, and water.

Beyonce campaigns for H&M

   Keira Knightley will star as Coco Chanel in a new film directed by Karl Lagarfeld celebrating the 100th anniversary of  Chanel’s first ever store in Deauville, France. Other famous faces to appear in the film include model Stella Tennant, muse Tallulah Harlech and Lagerfeld's youngest catwalk star, toddler Hudson Kroenig, who will play a young nephew.
Coco Chanel

Updates from last week:

   PPR confirms changing name to Kering from June 18.

   Patrick Robinson—who we mentioned last week wants to start his own label—is now recruited by Armani as the new A/X Armani Exchange creative director.

Patrick Robinson

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