Italian sportswear brand Diadora is making a major push in the UK market with a new campaign targeting the youth market and starring a cast of urban style influencers.
Kensington Palace’s major exhibition to celebrate the fashion journey of Diana, Princess of Wales opens its doors today featuring some her most iconic outfits, magazine covers and designer sketches set over six rooms at the historic royal palace.
Supermarket Sainsbury’s has hired retail guru Mary Portas’ agency to revive is clothing and general merchandise offer.
It was more of the same on the Gucci runway Wednesday. The same… but different too. The same insofar as it’s clear that Alessandro Michele’s love of geeky/granny/decorative chic wasn’t just a few-seasons-only flirtation, but a deep, lasting commitment. It’s a marriage, not a casual relationship.
John Lewis is in consultation with staff about the proposed removal of almost 800 jobs, primarily in its customer catering and store administration areas. Jobs in its fashion department are unaffected.
French Connection has moved into the growing activewear space with a new collection called FIT, which will launch tomorrow (24 February) online and at exclusive pop-ups in Selfridges London and Birmingham.
One of the UK’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs Peter Dubens has been revealed as the financial backer of Alexa Chung’s highly anticipated fashion label which is due to launch this spring.
Festival Place, the 1m sq ft shopping centre in Basingstoke, has boosted its fashion retail offer with a new store from footwear brand Sketchers and a new 48,000 sq ft anchor flagship from Next.
“It sounds a bit name-droppy to say I was booked by Prada at 16, but at that time I didn’t even know what Prada was…” It’s fair to say that British supermodel Jade Parfitt’s modelling career not only took off at a very young age but that she entered what can be an unforgiving world at the very top level.