Few people are better placed to suggest how fashion, luxury and beauty brands can reach Chinese consumers than Christina Fontana, director of fashion & luxury Europe for Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company.
As exclusive collaborations become more important to luxury e-tailers in a world where consumers can access product from anywhere, Net-A-Porter and Jimmy Choo have worked on an exclusive collaboration for the first time.
The Italian footwear designer has licensed the production and worldwide distribution of his eponymous label to OLG, the Milanese subsidiary of Japanese group Onward Holdings, in order to concentrate on design work.
Boss has overhauled its Parisian flagship on the Champs-Elysées, adopting a new interiors concept. After over six months of renovation work, the German label now has a 1,226 m2 showcase mixing design and digital tech.
Following the inaugural edition of the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize this year, the organization has revealed its program for 2020, announcing the addition of an advisory board and a new award for young talent.