Moschino Heads to Hollywood, Gucci on Track to Break €10 Billion
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Moschino Heads to Hollywood for Resort Show
Jeremy Scott will host Moschino’s resort show at Universal Studios’ Hollywood backlot. The show, which presumably will be movie themed, will feature the womenswear 2020 Resort collection and the men’s Spring/Summer collection. The event will take place on Friday, June 7.
Gucci Could Soon Be a €10 Billion Brand (Vogue Business)
Gucci pulled in €8.3 billion in revenue in 2018. It would need sales growth of 21 percent this year to hit its target €10 billion. Though it already saw growth rates of 25 percent for this year’s first quarter, experts say it will likely fall short of its goal, hitting €9.7 billion.
Dior Kicks Off Resort Season With a Lavish Show in Marrakech
Dior traveled to Morocco for its 2020 Resort show, yesterday. The collection drew heavily on Dior’s archives — specifically Yves Saint Laurent’s fascination with morocco during his time at the house, and Marc Bohan’s prints and silhouettes —while also featuring a number of collaborations. Creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri wanted the collection to be a “world map.” Her original inspiration was wax print fabric and Chiuri collaborated with the Uniwax factory and studio (located on the Ivory Coast) to reinterpret Dior codes by integrating them into the weave of the fabric.
Other collaborators on the collection include designer Pathé’O who created a shirt for the collection that pays tribute to Nelson Mandela. Meanwhile designer Grace Wales Bonner, and artist Mickalene Thomas collaborated on version’s of Dior’s iconic New Look suit. Finally milliner Stephen Jones worked with designers Martine Henry and Daniella Osemadewa on turbans and headpieces.
Baja East’s John Targon Returns to Fashion With Fall Risk
John Targon is back! The designer, who made a name for himself with his label Baja East, is launching a new brand: Fall Risk. Fall Risk is a seasonless lifestyle brand for all genders released through limited drops. In a unique twist, fans can shop the collection via a hotline — 212-982-RISK — which will be open weekdays from 3pm to 7pm EST. Customers can also buy online. The first collection drops today.
Aero Beach House in Malibu Welcomes Celebrity Guests for an Intimate Dinner
Last week Aeropostale hosted a private dinner at the Aero Beach House in Malibu celebrating the Aero x Repreve eco friendly collection. The line features denim crafted from recycled plastic bottles. The brand is also launching a gender neutral collection, encouraging teens to be comfortable in their own skin. Guests — including Tyler Blackburn, Ajiona Alexus, Kathryn Gallagher, and Ke’Mari Moore, among others — enjoyed a performance by Justine Skye, a set by DJ Nala, cocktails by Jaja Tequila, drinks by GLOW energy, and Hint Water.