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Stella McCartney takes control of brand from Kering

Stella McCartney buys the the 50 percent owned by Kering ending her 17 year partnership with the French luxury goods group. Read more

Fashion 2017: the big, bold review of a year that changed everything

It was a very big year in fashion. A year of ups and downs, fails and wins, feminism and girl power, scandals and activism. We bid farewell to 2017 with every story which that mattered the most in the politics of style .

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Salma Hayek Pinault: social activist par excellence

Academy Award Nominee Salma Hayek Pinault has proven herself as a prolific actress, producer, and director. Most important of all her roles though is her dedication to social activism. Read more

Stella McCartney is redesigning fashion’s future for good

The innovative fashion designer and activist for all things British and green, Stella McCartney is lending her voice to promote change in the fashion industry. Co-hosting the launch of The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s report, ‘A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning fashion’s future’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, McCartney urges the industry to change. Read more

#ICouldHaveBeen: Kering’s army against gender-based violence

Running from 20 to 25 November, the Kering Foundation’s 6th annual White Ribbon For Women starstruck campaign #ICouldHaveBeen against gender-based violence was a viral hit with a good cause.

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Alessandro Michele boosts Gucci on top of Kering’s best selling brands

French luxury group Kering delivered a forecast-beating rise in first-half operating profit after a successful revival of its biggest brand, Italy’s Gucci, and a strong showing by fashion house Yves Saint Laurent reports Reuters. Read more

Up close and personal with Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier

“Bottega Veneta’s creative director Tomas Maier has found the sweet spot between credible fashion and casual, wearable clothes – tripling revenue to make it Kering’s second largest luxury brand, after Gucci” reports Financial Times’ Charlie Porter.  Read more

The Business/ Hedi Slimane’s Saint Laurent Is A Best Seller

French luxury conglomerate Kering, which owns renowned brands such as Saint Laurent and Bottega Veneta, has announced its annual earnings and Hedi Slimane is a winner. Read more