Lady Karren Brady, the boss of West Ham United and a judge on TV show The Apprentice, has been appointed as non-executive chair of Taveta, Sir Philip Green’s family firm which controls his retail empire Arcadia.
Designers have fallen head over heels in love with the denim all-in-one for pre-summer (resort) 2018. The versatility of this key item means its likely to be a keeper and could morph smoothly into the spring/summer 18 collections too. We’ll know pretty soon whether it does as they’re just a scary six weeks away.
Preppy young fashion retailer Jack Wills is back in profit two years after co-founder Peter Williams returned to revive its fortunes.
Michael Kors and two private equity houses are said to be in the running to acquire British luxury footwear and accessories brand Jimmy Choo.
Shareholders representing 31.5% of Burberry’s shares voted against the company’s remuneration report at its AGM yesterday.
British-based designer Erdem has been announced as the next designer to collaborate with H&M; his collection for the global fashion giant will drop in November and will include his first ever menswear designs.
The ground-breaking Parisian boutique Colette has announced its intention to close its doors at the end of the year as its founder Colette Rousseaux has decided it is time “to take her time” 20 years after establishing the business.
Burberry is keeping plans to open a new factory in Leeds on the back-burner for at least another year, having delayed the proposed new facility last year following the Brexit vote. The news emerged as the British luxury house revealed retail sales up 3% on an underlying basis in the quarter to 30 June.