Today, the fashion conglomerate formerly known as PPR has officially become Kering. The news was announced at the company’s annual meeting. PPR stood for Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, and the company has announced that they plan to sell of their final retail business, La Redoute, by the end of the year as they become solely focused on their ownership of several fashion and lifestyle brands like Gucci and Puma.
Balenciaga is said to be suing Nicolas GhesquiÃ¨re over inflammatory comments he made regarding management at the fashion house in an exclusive interview to System magazine in April. Challenges, a French business magazine, broke the news that Kering (formerly PPR), which owns Balenciaga, would be suing the designer.
Supermodel Lauren Hutton To Write Memoir [NYPost]
At the Film Society of Lincoln Center Lauren Hutton was spotted jotting down notes she plans to include in her upcoming book
Kering Acquires Jewelry Brand Pomellato [Vogue UK]
Formerly known as PPR, Kering will acquire the jewelry brand and its sister line Dodo
Jimmy Choo Creative Director, Sandra Choi On Her Plans For The Future [The Telegraph]
Sandra Choi talks about her new role as sole creative director at Jimmy Choo and the brand’s new direction
Meet The Present Day Punks Of New York [NYMag]
In honor of the upcoming Met Ball theme, NYMag interviewed and photographed 34 self-identified punks on the streets of New York
Details About Carine Roitfeld’s Second amfAR [Styleite]
Carine Roitfeld teams up with Naomi Campbell and designers to create 40 custom gold dresses for next month’s amfAR event
(NEW YORK) Heidi Klum Saves Son From Drowning [Vogue UK]
The former Victoria’s Secret Angel used her wings to protect her son
Marilyn Manson Is the New face of Saint Laurent [Telegraph UK]
Nope, this isn’t a poorly-timed April Fool
All the Glossy Fashion Finalists For the 2013 National Magazine Awards [Fashionologie]
The fashion nominees are in
Garance DorÃ© Brings One Of Fashion’s Biggest Luxury Brands Down To Earth [Refinery29]
Garance DorÃ© chats with some of the most influential members of the Kering family
Raf Simons, Miuccia Prada Called Out for Copying Historic Designs [Fashionista]
Palomboâ€™s latest â€œcampaignâ€ features images of recent Dior, Prada and Celine runway looks juxtaposed with historic designers
FranÃ§ois-Henri Pinault made a surprise announcement at a press conference today that the powerhouse fashion company, PPR would be changing its name to Kering, effective June 18th.