Being a digital - first company means brands must realise the first touchpoint for customers to be introduced to brands, is online. On the first floor, dedicated to the women's collection, the honey - colour oak wood paneling is punctuated by gilded picture frames, evoking old - world charm while at the same time transforming the perspective.

Bloomberg reported this week that Kering and Moncler have held preliminary discussions about a potential takeover of the fast - growing luxury outerwear Moncler Sale brand led by entrepreneur Remo Ruffini. The market value of the brand is about 10 billion (11 billion).

Through both ideas - and the collaboration in general - Anderson imagines making new customers. Moncler announced its first - ever acquisition agreeing to buy Italian outerwear brand Stone Island for 1.2 billion.

UK beauty and personal care group The Hut Group acquired US pure - play online retailer dermstore from Target for 350 million. And there are no puffer jacket - sized boundaries on what they can create.

Luke Leitch: Back in 2019, you revealed that your collections tended to be conceived of as groups of three, and that generally each one expressed a cycle of past, present, and future. Has that structure been affected by the disruption of 2020 and 2021

Looking at these pieces before, it had been tempting to extrapolate from them a shift from the urban - technicality of early Alyx to a couture - ish inspiration seeded by his move from Milan to Paris last year in order to take on the Givenchy gig - but Williams reckoned this was not in his mental foreground while shaping this collection. It is also worth recording that of the 11 Moncler Mondo Genius launch films this season, Williams's was easily among the most entertaining. The film stars "a friend of mine called Teezo Touchdown from Texas and he's going to do a performance for everybody," offered Williams as an advance trail. Scary CGI arms (admittedly related to to the song title) apart, that film most definitely made Touchdown some new fans.