Development at the outlet mall due to open at The O2 in London this October is proceeding with the companies behind it announcing the first names to have signed up. They include Calvin Klein, Kurt Geiger and Levi's.
More details of John Lewis's new strategy have emerged following the announcement last week of a brand-new giant fashion line from the retailer with news that it will link with Kurt Geiger for a deep dive into footwear.
Though the escalating tensions between the United States and several of its trading partners could hurt companies across a broad range of sectors, several industries are poised to withstand them or even thrive.
One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
Four global finalists were revealed at the New York semi-final competition for the seventh International Woolmark Prize held. Three Americans and an Australian will join eight Asian and European designers.
The General Assembly of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) – French fashion’s governing body – on Thursday re-elected Ralph Toledano as President of the Federation for an extended four-year term.