Next founder George Davies has said the British high street would not be “struggling as much as it is” if more women were in the top jobs.
Wolf & Badger, the London-based multi-brand retailer and champion of independent brands, is to make its first move into the US early next year having signed a lease on a store in New York’s Soho district.
Itâ€™s a funny thing about Yves Saint Laurent. Whenever a new designer takes over at the label, he (and itâ€™s always â€˜heâ€™) has an â€˜Yves momentâ€™ and sends out a collection that tries very hard to reinterpret the houseâ€™s signature looks.
Moncler, the luxury outerwear brand whose name is synonymous with its signature down-filled jackets, has released preview images of its first sunglasses collection, which has been produced following the recent licensing deal signed with eyewear group Marcolin.
Alexander McQueen and Chanel are the only two luxury fashion brands to make it into this year’s CoolBrands list of the top 20 coolest global brands, coming in at 13 and 19 respectively. However Nike and Adidas both made it into the top 10 (at five and eight) reflecting the huge shift towards health and wellbeing that has driven the “athleisure” phenomenon.
Department store group House of Fraser has reported flat interim sales for the six months to 30 July amid what it has called “very challenging” trading conditions.
Pretty Green, the contemporary menswear label founded by Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, has unveiled its newly revamped store in the Victoria Quarter area of Leeds.
The second drop of the NikeLab x Kim Jones: Packable Sports Style Collection has hit stores with the aim ofÂ serving “travel in all its dimensions”. The first drop of the collection focused on destinations while the second drop “considers the planes, trains and automobiles in between”.
The first item from Kate Spade’s new collection of “connected wearables” is now available for sale in the UK. The wearables range includes three items in various styles, the first of which, the “scallop tracker”, is now available online and in-store priced at Â£119; a bangle tracker and smartwatch will be available in November.