The designer was awarded an honorary doctorate in fine arts by the Parsons School of Design at the school’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday. Sui dropped out of Parsons at 21 after getting a job in fashion.
The UK's Graduate Fashion Week has partnered with online womenswear retailer Little Black Dress for the upcoming June edition. The collaboration will see Little Black Dress sponsor a unique design competition.
Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, who pioneered the marketing of cashmere products in places such as China and the USSR, has died aged 73. She suffered brain damage following a heart attack and died on Friday.
Following its forays in higher-end apparel under the creative direction of Jenna Lyons, the struggling retailer has decided to realign with its former pricing strategy by slashing the prices of many of its basics.
The New York-based designer has chosen to consolidate his resort and spring collections into one show this September during NYFW, called “Spring One.” Wu will also present his pre-fall and fall collections in one show.
The window of Topshop’s global flagship store on London’s Oxford Street has been transformed into an interactive pool scene, complete with a 360º VR water slide, “ready to take customers on a fully immersive ride.”
Topshop isn’t giving up on Australia with news that brand owner Arcadia Group is in early talks to take control of the failed Australian Topshop and Topman operation following its voluntary administration filing.
Australia's Retail Apparel Group (RAG) is being taken over by TFG (or The Foschini Group) for a maximum price of A$302.5m, the South African giant said Thursday. The company is outperforming the market at present.
B&M European Value Retail had a generally good time in the 12 months to March 25 as sales soared on the back of both new stores and a strong performance in existing locations, but clothing and shoes struggled in Germany.