Amancio Ortega will never cease to surprise us. And, apparently, he will not stop buying real estate in the most important cities - and faces - of the world. It seemed difficult to overcome the impact of the purchase by its investment group, Ponte Gadea, of the Oxford Street building occupied by Primark.
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You are not the only one who does not stop buying at Zara, Inditex reaches historical figures in sales during the first half of 2019
Inditex is going through one of its best moments. The group has reached historical figures for sales, profit and cash position during the first half of fiscal year 2019-2020, which runs from February 1 to July 31 of this year. According to the data that the company has transferred to the National Securities Market Commission, Inditex obtained a net profit of 1.
Adolfo Domínguez will organize a great parade to present his fall-winter 2019/2020 collection. The appointment is on September 14 in Ourense, the Galician city of origin of one of the Spanish brands with a stronger trajectory in the world of fashion and design. After his last fashion show at Madrid Fashion Week at IFEMA in 2011, Adolfo Domínguez returns to the catwalk to present his new collection.
Just a week ago we knew the news that VF Corporation, the parent company of brands such as Timberland, Vans, The North Face or Kipling, had decided to stop buying leather from Brazil until it was certain that the materials did not contribute to the country's environmental deterioration. . This was the first blow to the economy of the country by the fires that ravage the Amazon and the anti-environmentalist discourse of Bolsonaro.
September is usually a month of changes and the Inditex Empire has had some important. The group has confirmed their last great signing: Carlos Torretta. Marta Ortega's husband has just joined Zara's family, so the marriage will share an office. So far, the son-in-law of Amancio Ortega was a model agent in Elite Model, one of the most prestigious model agencies in the world, so he works between Madrid and New York.
The South African Thebe Magugu wins at 26 years the LVMH prize for "playing with the codes of the masculine and the feminine"
A few days ago we knew that the prestigious LVMH Prize, which until now received the name of Special Jury Prize, was renamed Karl Lagerfeld to honor the late fashion designer. Now, we know who has won this award for the first time after his new baptism. Dedicated to recognizing the work of young emerging designers, the prize has fallen to its sixth edition on the South African creator Thebe Magugu.
Vans, Timberland and Kipling among the brands that have announced they will stop using Brazilian leather to protect the Amazon
New reactions to support the protection of the "lung of the planet" add to the millionaire donation of LVMH and the publications of celebrities calling for action. Now it has been an important manufacturer of clothing and footwear that decided to stop buying leather from Brazil until it is certain that the materials do not contribute to the country's environmental deterioration.
Forever 21 on the tightrope between bankruptcy rumors and an Ariana Grande lawsuit for using her image
Forever 21 is going through one of its worst moments. Amid the bankruptcy rumors that have jumped in recent weeks, the firm now faces a lawsuit from Ariana Grande. The singer has accused the brand of using a model similar to her in an aesthetic campaign identical to that of her 7 Rings video clip.
They are the highest paid actresses in Hollywood: Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon
Forbes has unveiled the list of highest paid actresses of 2019 and the result throws some surprises. For example, that the series are gaining ground in the cinema, that the wage gap between men and women is still brutal, and that some of the newcomers to the list did not expect them.
Victoria's Secret finally opens its first lingerie store in Spain (and has plans to open more in these cities)
Lingerie lovers, and more if we talk about Victoria's Secret, we are in luck. The brand finally opens its first full-format lingerie store in Spain, specifically in Madrid, and its opening is imminent because it opens on August 31. And it won't be the only one. We will not have a parade but we do have a shop to enter the Victoria's Secret world and enjoy all its sensual proposals.
The prestigious LVMH award is renamed Karl Lagerfeld in homage to the creative ingenuity of the deceased fashion genius
The prestigious LVMH award, dedicated to recognizing the work of young emerging designers, has so far received the name of Special Prize. However, its leaders have now decided to rename it as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize to honor the deceased creative. Created in 2014 by the luxury conglomerate, it has been granted, among others, to Simone Porte Jacquemus, Shayne Oliver or Thomas Tait, from whom Lagerfeld came to say in life that he made sketches very well.
Pedro Almodovar will receive today the Golden Lion of Honor at the Venice Film Festival. An award that comes close to turning 40 as a film director and is awarded not only for being "the most influential director since Luis Buñuel", but for having made "the most controversial and provocative portraits of post-Franco Spain" according to has indicated the organization of the festival.
This year begins a new stage for Angelina Jolie. While her eldest son Maddox Jolie-Pitt leaves home to start college in South Korea, she has decided to start her own YouTube channel. And although only two and a half weeks ago since he opened his vlog on the platform (and at the moment he only has 6.
Kim Kardashian knows first hand the double-edged sword that can be the USSR and after triumphing with the vast majority of their businesses, a huge barrage of criticism for their latest belt firm called Kimono made even the Japanese government itself to publicly request that reconsidered name that collection with another name - avoiding the conflict of cultural appropriation that was generated at the time.
Transgender models are triumphing and it seems very good news. If Valentina Sampaio managed to be Victoria's Secret's first transsexual model, now we get up with the news that Theodora Quinlivan has achieved nothing less than being an image of Chanel Beauty. This is one of the greatest achievements a model can achieve, and the extraordinary beauty of Teddy Quinlivan has been his best introduction.
The fashion world says goodbye to the Cuban American designer Isabel Toledo, who according to various reports, died on August 26 due to breast cancer at age 59 in a hospital in Manhattan (New York). Known for creating Michelle Obama's dress for her husband's investiture in 2009, Isabel Toledo was one of the most valued creatives in New York.
You have to notice the female hand in the high positions of El Corte Inglés. And the new strategy of Marta Álvarez (the first female CEO of the group, appointed in July), will be promoting women's fashion with two new brands: Alik and Another Love. But it is not the only surprise in the business strategy of El Corte Inglés.
Fashion will star in the G7 summit: 32 firms will seal a pact for a more sustainable industry (including Kering, Inditex and H&M)
The French town of Biarritz will host this weekend the next G7 summit, in which the world of fashion will play a leading role, the second most polluting industry in the world To the heads of State and Government of eight countries (United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan and Spain with Pedro Sánchez as a guest), as well as the presidents of the European Commission and Council will be added 32 of the leading fashion and luxury groups around the world .
Victoria's Secret is on everyone's lips and if last week the model Shanina Shaik let us understand that this 2019 there would not be the famous parade of the lingerie firm, this Monday we would wake up with the news that the brand had hired Valentina Sampaio, her First transsexual model. Now it is Ed Razek, its marketing director, who focuses all attention after announcing his resignation by opposing diversity and the new rumba that the brand has begun.
Bershka teams up with Billie Eilish to launch a capsule collection that will surely leave no one indifferent
The fashion world has woken up with one of those news that leaves no one indifferent: Bershka has just announced a new capsule collection by Billie Eilish, the singer of the moment. With a unique aesthetic very marked, surely these clothes will fall in love with their fans and will not leave anyone indifferent (duh).
Ashley Graham confirms her pregnancy. The model has announced on Instagram that she and her husband, film director Justin Ervin, will become parents very soon. The curvy model, who is gorgeous, has taken advantage of her wedding anniversary to tell this great news. The couple has posted on Instagram, the way chosen by the c elebrities to report everything related to their personal life, a fun video where the couple first jokes with the approach and then shout ¡Sorpesa!