Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, who pioneered the marketing of cashmere products in places such as China and the USSR, has died aged 73. She suffered brain damage following a heart attack and died on Friday.
Strong earnings from the battered U.S. retail sector, which helped lift Wall Street on Thursday, also boosted shares of the hard-hit real estate investment trusts that own the properties where the retailers are located
The New York-based designer has chosen to consolidate his resort and spring collections into one show this September during NYFW, called “Spring One.” Wu will also present his pre-fall and fall collections in one show.
Edeline Lee, Georgia Hardinge, Isa Arfen, Sharon Wauchob and Teatum Jones are among the eleven designers receiving BFC Fashion Trust grants in 2017. The recipients will share a total grant of £450,000.