PARIS—LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE is taking a 60% stake in Off-White, the brand founded by American designer Virgil Abloh, deepening the French conglomerate’s ties to a leading proponent of hip hop and streetwear in luxury fashion. Mr. Abloh, 40 years
MILAN—Ermenegildo Zegna Group said it would merge with a special-purpose acquisition company in a deal that values the Italian luxury-goods group at $3.2 billion, including debt, and provides it with funds for future acquisitions to bulk up amid consolidation in the fashion
THIS IS SHAPING up to be the summer of skin in men’s fashion. During last month’s men’s runway presentations in Europe, Fendi showed skimpy, navel-flashing crop tops, and Prada sent out bare-chested models in barely there shorts. Outside the always-dramatic high-fashion sphere,
AS SURELY AS spritzes and sandals, caftans and their Slim Aarons allure signify the arrival of summer. So it may come as a jolt to learn that early caftans were made for war. In ancient Mesopotamia, soldiers wore them under chain mail,
In the long ago days of 2017, ugly sneakers clomped their way to the top of the fashion world. Paris-based label Balenciaga catalyzed this dubious trend for blaring, bulbous sneakers with its gigundo Triple S model. The lurid shoes—which retailed at $850
IN THE WORLD of men’s fashion, what was once mockable is now covetable. The polarizing fanny pack, traditionally worn by cheesy tourists, has been elevated to a men’s “It Bag” on the runways at Prada, Fendi and Gucci. Crocs, the risible shoes
Monday brought disappointment for designer label Burberry , and for deal makers in the world of European luxury goods. A top-level poaching incident may strike two of the most commonly cited listed takeover targets off the industry shopping list for a while.