26/09/2020

Michele Norsa

The fashion industry was not prepared for such sudden and extensive changes, observes Michele Norsa, Executive Deputy Chairman of Salvatore Ferragamo. Mr. Norsa also stresses the importance of sales in Asia. 

26/09/2020

Brunello Cucinelli

"I will continue to invest in physical stores. Digital is important, but I cannot believe that we will lose all human interaction," says Brunello Cucinelli, Executive Chairman and Creative Director of his eponymous brand.

25/09/2020

Donatella Versace

"We have been through very difficult times. And we still are into this pandemic. Fashion has to adapt to the new world because nothing is going to be the same", says Donatella Versace, Chief Creative Officer of Versace. 

25/09/2020

Massimo Ferretti

The President of Aeffe, Massimo Ferretti, stresses the desire of getting back to some type of normality and working toward a recovery in the fashion sector. 

23/09/2020

Serge Brunschwig

"I see a lot of creativity going on in the fashion industry, " says the Chairman and CEO of Fendi, Serge Brunschwig. "We have been destabilized, but we are finding new ways to do things, and this is fascinating." 

23/09/2020

Renzo Rosso

"I try to think positive, even if we are all losing volume. This situation is teaching us that we will have to learn to live differently, focusing on quality and sustainability," says Renzo Rosso, President of OTB.

17/07/2020

Companies have to be more flexible

In a post-Covid world, "we have to be agile. So, less product, fewer projects, better storytelling and products that can have a longer life span," says Diego Della Valle, Chairman of Tod's.

17/07/2020

What is selling the best in China

"Luxury brands are selling great," says Renee Lu, Chief Marketing Director of TFD K11 Guangzhou. "The pandemic didn't affect this part of the business."

17/07/2020

Fast Fashion? Slow Fashion?

According to Riccardo Tortato, Fashion Director Men's Fashion and e-Commerce of Tsum Moscow, the customer is king. That's it. "We are in business to answer consumer demand," says Mr Tortato.

17/07/2020

Digital Growth in a Changing World

“We consider ourselves a digital company because 95% of our revenues are online,” says Andrea Panconesi, CEO of Luisaviaroma. “But the physical part is also important.”

17/07/2020

The New "Covid-Proof" Designers

Sabrina Scarpellini, co-Founder and Fashion Director of Massimo Bonini Showroom, and Giorgia Bonini, President in the U.S., say there are some "Covid-proof” young designers who are succeeding through social media.

17/07/2020

The Traditional Showroom is Dead

“Like every crisis, Covid-19 is accelerating pre-existing trends,” observes co-Founder and CEO of Tomorrow London Ltd Stefano Martinetto.

17/07/2020

#KoreaLovesItaly

"We are very happy to work with independent Italian designers" says Choi Yunjung, Deputy General Manager of retail giant Hyundai Department Store, which is hosting a pop-up store in partnership with CNMI.

16/07/2020

Virtual is not enough

Riccardo Grassi, Founder and CEO of the eponymous showroom, stresses the importance of touching a fabric and seeing colors in person when it comes to garments. “Virtual is not enough,” he says decisively. 

16/07/2020

Our Green Approach

Silvano Brescianini, President of the Franciacorta Consorzio of winemakers, says that in the post-Covid era having a healthy respect for Mother Nature is a key to success.

16/07/2020

E-Store in an Omnichannel Strategy

Pierluigi Cocchini, the CEO of Rinascente, says the department store group has launched a new e-commerce platform with 650 different brands, and is staying close to its customers, its staff and the brands.

16/07/2020

Fashion will be more human

According to Beppe Angiolini, Founder of Sugar, one of the top fashion destinations in the world, "the uncontrolled consumerism in certain fashion seasons will never be repeated again."

16/07/2020

EU is Committed to Fashion

“The Italian fashion industry represents the best of Italy all around the world. Growing fashion exports create jobs and contribute to our cultural profile,” says Paolo Gentiloni, European Commissioner for Economics.

15/07/2020

The Explosion of e-Commerce

In the apparel business we have seen e-commerce growth of 47% in the last quarter, explains Maurizio Capobianco of cloud computing company Salesforce, which is also investing heavily in artificial intelligence.

15/07/2020

A Partner for Made In Italy Brands

“We are committed to helping Italy’s trade fairs with digital platforms that can be customized,” says Carlo Ferro, President of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA). He calls Italian fashion "an ambassador" for Italian exports.

15/07/2020

The Strategic Importance of Fashion

Although 2020 is a difficult year, the Italian fashion industry is worth nearly €100 billion, according to Carlo Capasa, President of the Camera della Moda.

15/07/2020

A Commitment to Young Talent

Hitoshi Yamaguchi, CEO of YKK Italia, says one of his company’s missions is to provide support and mentoring to young and new fashion designers.

15/07/2020

The Future is Sustainable

Andrea Illy, Chairman of illycaffè, stresses the importance of moving forward toward sustainable practices. Reuse, reduce, recycle: This is the philosophy behind a new initiative aimed at reducing packaging impact.

14/07/2020

Milan - The Capital of Fashion

Milan can't live without fashion,” says Milan's Mayor, Giuseppe Sala. In this conversation, Mr Sala says that Milan has been through a tough time during the outbreak, but now the city is ready to shine again.

14/07/2020

A Hybrid Future of Digital and Live

Gildo Zegna, CEO of Ermenegildo Zegna, says that Italian fashion is of strategic importance for the Italian economy, and that China is an increasingly significant and innovative market.

14/07/2020

Counting on Italian Craftsmanship

Covid has been a moment for reflection, says Patrizio Bertelli, the CEO of Prada. But craftsmanship skills are being passed on to a new generation at the Prada Academy.

26/09/2020

Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani fall/winter 2020

26/09/2020

Kering Group

Crafting tomorrow’s Luxury – 3 years in our sustainability strategy

26/09/2020

LVHM

Life LVHM - charte

21/07/2020

Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead

The Founder of Fair Wage in conversation with Elizabeth L. Cline.

17/07/2020

Livia Firth

A message from Livia Firth.

17/07/2020

Green Choices

Goal: Zero Waste.

17/07/2020

Technological Manufacture

A Winning Challenge.

17/07/2020

Quality Means Sustainability

A Vision That Comes From Afar. 

17/07/2020

Milano Fashion Institute

Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and Milano Fashion Institute present the Product Sustainability Management Master.

17/07/2020

Ngozi Okaro

The Executive Director of Custom Collaborative in conversation with Elizabeth L. Cline.

17/07/2020

Arthur Huang

The Founder and CEO of Miniwitz in conversation with Elizabeth L. Cline.

15/07/2020

Ermenegildo Zegna

#UseTheExisting.

15/07/2020

Salvatore Ferragamo

Responsible Passion.

15/07/2020

Diesel

Responsible Living.

14/07/2020

Carlo Capasa

The Chairman of Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana in conversation with Elizabeth L. Cline.

14/07/2020

Thulsi Narayanasamy

The Senior Labour Researcher at Business and Human Rights Resource Centre in conversation with Elizabeth L. Cline.

29/09/2020

VÌEN - BACKSTAGE

29/09/2020

BLUMARINE - BACKSTAGE

29/09/2020

ALBERTA FERRETTI - BACKSTAGE

19/09/2020

PAOLA EGONU

Discover the exclusive backstage interview of Paola Egonu during the L’Oréal Paris shooting for the new Accord Parfait foundation.

19/09/2020

MIRIAM LEONE

Discover the exclusive backstage interview of Miriam Leone during the L’Oréal Paris shooting for the new Accord Parfait foundation.

19/09/2020

BEBE VIO

Discover the exclusive backstage interview of Bebe Vio during the L’Oréal Paris shooting for the new Accord Parfait foundation.

19/09/2020

DOUTZEN KROES

Discover the exclusive backstage interview of Doutzen Kroes during the L’Oréal Paris shooting for the new Accord Parfait foundation.

19/09/2020

VIOLA DAVIS

Discover Lessons of Worth with Viola Davis. BECAUSE WE ARE WORTH IT