The luxury group has narrowed down close to 1,700 applicants from around the world to 20 semi-finalists. Eight will be selected for the final at the end of February, when they will compete for a prize of 300,000 euros.
Pantone has released a new colour forecast for AW20 linked to the opening of London Fashion Week and the colour specialist is predicting “creatively conscious" tones that are all about an “optimistic sense of purpose”.
Dawei, Victoria/Tomas, Savoar Fer, Marco Rambaldi and Cinoh have co-created a capsule with the Italian brand, known for its eco-friendly Mongolian cashmere. The capsule will be unveiled at the next Première Classe show.
The luxury label fears a sales slump in China following the many store closures, and is funding the restoration of some of Florence’s iconic Renaissance sculptures, including a bronze replica of Michelangelo’s ‘David’.