View gallery Models display creations by Giorgio Armani as part of the Milan's Women's fashion week Autum The investment, which the report cited its sources as saying would include a "significant" minority holding in the label and the possibility of increasing the stake in future, has been rumoured for months. Backstage after his own show on Sunday, de Vincenzo spoke as if it were already a done a deal, saying: "Now I can be calmer from the point of view of production because if you are on your own the risks increase". But there was no official confirmation from LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton), which owns Bulgari, Dior, Fendi, Loro Piana and Marc Jacobs among others. LVMH has recently invested in two up-and-coming British fashion brands, J.W. Anderson and Nicholas Kirkwood, reflecting growing interest in younger trends and sources for growth in the fashion sector. Rival French luxury group Kering, which owns Gucci, has taken stakes in London-based Christopher Kane and young French-American designer Joseph Altuzarra.
Closing out the day, Katy Perry made an appearance at Moschino, showing up fashionable late for Jeremy Scott's debut at the label. To make amends, the pop star made a photo call from the runway, dressed head-to-toe in a snug black dress with matching coat and golden accents, including an oversized "Moschino" necklace. Max Mara, Fendi, Just Cavalli and Prada headlined Thursday's shows as the fashion crowd continued their appointed rounds. Highlights: A model displays a creation by Prada. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Fun-Loving Floozy Prada has immersed herself in German culture of the 1980s, film and music, and taken inspiration for her latest collection. The looks for next fall and winter are for Prada's "Lola" of the 1981 Fassbinder film, a fun-loving floozy in ephemeral sheer or silky dress, nearly lingerie, draped in a man's jacket. The looks were richly adorned in accents of fur, sometimes wisps and sometimes faux shearling. "I like this theme so much.
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