Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy is to launch in the UK with the brand having just signed up to a store in luxury shopping-location-cum-tourist-destination Burlington Arcade as London remains a key focus for high-end brands.
Luxe bag-maker Mulberry is slowly turning around its performance as it launches new products, boosts digital and expands in Asia, the US and Europe. But while London is buoyant, the rest of the UK has proved weak.
UK sustainable luxury brand Bottletop has opened on Regent Street as the street continues its rise as a destination for debut/flagship stores. And the new store is a blend of art, technology and ultra-sustainability.
Selfridges had unveiled the second phase of its giant accessories hall makeover saying it takes it “one step closer to opening the largest luxury accessories hall in the world”. It has also added a quirky Corner Shop.
In a season marked by many retailers changing their approach for their Christmas campaigns, Mulberry has stuck to its tradition of creating quirky films that still manage to put its product at the heart of the message.
Burberry shares continued to fall Friday as investors were spooked about planned changes at the label and the money they will cost. But Belgian Billionaire Albert Frere took the opportunity to raise his stake.