Harris Tweed Hebrides has linked up with Vienna's top design school to get the heritage fabric in front of future designers as part of a wider push that will also see it publicising the fabric in Europe and Asia.
Hammerson said sales activity increased 0.7% across its UK shopping centres in December, outperforming the average growth rate for the month of -0.1% across UK high streets according to the BDO High Street Sales Tracker.
The selected brands were announced on 24 January in London and include fashion design studio Agi & Sam, young British footwear brand Camilla Elphick and ready-to-wear, bags and jewellery brand Hillier Bartley.
British based designers Huishan Zhang, Mother of Pearl, Osman, palmer//harding, Shrimps, Sophie Hulme and Toogood have been nominated for the 2017 BFC Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. Winners will be announced 4 April.
Adopted American designer Gabriela Hearst and English label Cottweiler, helmed by Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty, are the respective winners of the International Woolmark Prize 2016-17 for women's and menswear.
Boden and the BFC have announced the three designer brands that will participate in the 2017 Future British scheme, which supports emerging UK designers as they build their businesses in the fashion arena.
Those hundreds of thousands of pink "pussy hats" seen at the Women's March this Saturday in Washington DC and around the world are courtesy of the Pussy Hat Project, a grass roots fashion and maker initiative.
Fashion Scout has been invited to nominate two brands from over 30 European countries for the International Woolmark Prize. The showcase will be accepting nominations for consideration until 22 January.