Tag: Hilary Milnes

Speed-to-market: How luxury brands are picking up the pace of production cycles- Glossy

via glossy.co Speed-to-market: How luxury brands are picking up the pace of production cycles by Hilary Milnes In luxury fashion, speed matters more than ever. Labels like Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Coach, Helmut Lang, Burberry and Rag & Bone — all brands that could once call the shots around trends and fashion cycles — are adopting…

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Inside the on-demand designer production process that could replace see-now-buy-now. Glossy

via glossy.co Inside the on-demand designer production process that could replace see-now-buy-now by Hilary Milnes Ever since it became widely accepted that the fashion calendar is broken, the industry hasn’t been able to find a fix-all solution that would bring the release of designer collections in line with changing customer demands. See-now-buy-now, thanks to being…

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The DTC OD: Fashion is flooded with direct-to-consumer brands, but few will scale- Glossy

via glossy.co The DTC OD: Fashion is flooded with direct-to-consumer brands, but few will scale by Hilary Milnes This story first appeared in the summer issue of Digiday magazine, available exclusively to Digiday Plus members.  Join the community and receive the full magazine here. The Warby Parker for pajamas. Handmade Italian shoes without the markup. Kids’ clothes…

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‘The era of the mega brand is over’: The Modern Citizen guide for the new consumer startup class- Glossy

via ‘The era of the mega brand is over’: The Modern Citizen guide for the new consumer startup class by Hilary Milnes Jessica Lee, the co-founder of Modern Citizen, believes the era of the billion-dollar consumer brand is over. “We’re in a world where customers don’t really want a billion-dollar brand,” said Lee. “The era…

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The supply chain is becoming part of luxury designers’ branding strategies- Glossy

via The supply chain is becoming part of luxury designers’ branding strategies by Hilary Milnes The Council of Fashion Designers of America is encouraging its vast network of designers to bring their supply chains out of the shadows. CFDA president Steven Kolb said that over the past decade, two issues have emerged that have given…

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To maintain growth momentum, Gucci is bringing production in-house- Glossy

via To maintain growth momentum, Gucci is bringing production in-house by Hilary Milnes Gucci isn’t slowing down, so Kering is revamping its production process and manufacturing network to account for the brand’s continued growth. In the third quarter of 2017, Gucci’s revenue rose 49 percent on a comparable year-over-year basis, to $1.9 billion, beating out…

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Marie Claire’s first retail pop-up is based on the store of the future- Glossy

via The Store of the Future Marie Claire’s first retail pop-up is based on the store of the future At the Marie Claire concept store in New York’s Soho neighborhood, there was a clear goal behind the sunglasses display and racks of luxury clothing: The publisher is looking to become known as more than just a publisher. …

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M.Gemi: You need to move as quickly as your data tells you, plus “on-demand retail”- Glossy story

via glossy.co by Hilary Milnes M.Gemi president Cheryl Kaplan: ‘You need to move as quickly as your data tells you’ M. Gemi is hoping to get as close to on-demand retail as possible. The two-year-old brand, known for handmade Italian shoes, promises high quality without the middleman markups and launches new styles of women’s and…

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