The Holy Grail of accessories businesses these past two decades has been to build them into fully-fledged lifestyle brands. It's the goal of Jean Cassegrain, CEO of Longchamp and grandson of its founder, as we discover.
Selfridges has linked up with eyewear start-up Wires Glasses, the company co-founded by model Lily Cole, to launch a pop-up that opens on Sunday in the retailer’s personalisation area on its lower-ground floor.
IC Group may have been under pressure in recent periods but at least it had some better news on Friday as the owner of the Tiger of Sweden and By Malene Birger brands revised its earnings guidance upwards.
Charo Izquierdo, director of MBFW Madrid and the fashion weeks at Ifema, including Momad Metropolis and Momad Shoes, recently arrived in the capital with the goal of creating collaborations and improving quality.
Fast Retailing announced an important expansion of an existing deal on Friday, a deal that has the potential to make it a big name in “on-demand mass manufacturing” as well as boosting its use of hi-tech textiles.
The World Cup final on Sunday will not only be an all-European affair but an all-Nike match. For the first time in its history, the American sportswear manufacturer will be providing the kit for the two finalists.
Italy’s Borsalino, one of the world’s most famous hat makers and known for Humphrey Bogart’s fedora in the film “Casablanca”, has been rescued by Haeres Equita, a group of investors led by a Swiss-Italian financier.
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.
Nike has launched its newest omnichannel concept Nike Live, bringing together digital and brick-and-mortar retail in a 4,500-square-foot cross-category store called Nike by Melrose, on Melrose in the heart of West LA.