Pitti 100 returns to Florence for toned-down but upbeat edition
Pitti Uomo went from around 30,000 visitors and 18,500 buyers in June 2019 to 6,000 visitors and 4,000 buyers in June 2021 as the event celebrated its 100th edition with a toned-down event in light of ongoing Covid uncertainty. “Normally I do not indulge in sentimentality, but if there was a special feature of the days of the fair that are...
Jul 6, 2021
100th edition of Pitti Uomo unveils lineup
The centenary edition of Pitti Immagine has finally been revealed. After two digital-only formats the Florentine fair will reopen to visitors, marking the start of the menswear fashion season with over 300 brands confirmed to participate. The Pitti Connect platform will include a total of 350 men’s brands, 113 children’s brands and 86 fabric...
Jun 9, 2021
Video: Thebe Magugu FW21 collection
In this video, luxury South African fashion designer Thebe Magugu has presented his FW21 collection at Paris Fashion Week (PFW).Watch the video below. Do you want to see more FW21 clothing collections? Click here to view theFashionUnited Marketplace. Video: IMAXtree.tv via YouTube Photo credit: Thebe Magugu, Facebook
Mar 9, 2021
Video: The Fashion Archive reviews Thebe Magugu's spring summer 2021 collection
In this video, The Fashion Archive discusses South African designer Thebe Magugu's SS21 collection ‘Counter Intelligence.’ In 2019, Magugu became the first African designer to win an LVMH prize.Watch the video below. Source: The Fashion Archive via YouTube Photo credit: Thebe Magugu, Facebook
Oct 27, 2020
Thebe Magugu launches e-commerce
Thebe Magugu, last year's winner of the LVMH prize, has now stepped into the growing world of e-commerce. There's no arguing that it's next to impossible for a fashion brand to survive without e-commerce nowadays, especially among the era of coronavirus. Magugu promptly began working on e-commerce expansion after a drop in wholesale orders that...
Sep 18, 2020
In pictures: Winners and designs at the 2019 LVMH Prize Awards
Yesterday, Wednesday, September 4, 2019, marked the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. In attendance was five artistic directors from the LVMH group brands - J.W. Anderson (Loewe), Kris Van Assche (Berluti), Maria Grazia Chiuri (Dior), Nicolas Ghesquière (Louis Vuitton), and Clare Waight Keller (Givenchy). As well as...
Sep 5, 2019
Thebe Magugu wins LVMH Prize 2019
Johannesburg-based South African fashion designer Thebe Magugu has won the LVMH Prize 2019. For grabbing the top prize, and beating 1,700 other applicants in the process, Magugu will receive 300,000 euros and a year’s worth of mentoring from the team behind the LVMH group. Swedish actress and face of LVMH Alicia Vikander presented him with the...
Sep 4, 2019