Philip Day, the retail billionaire behind Edinburgh Woollen Mill, could be preparing to buy back the budget fashion chain Peacocks after an administration filing, while exiting the rest of the business.
The new coronavirus restrictions that came into effect in recent days had an immediate impact on retail footfall across the UK. There was a decline of 3.1% in the seven days to October 17, compared to the week before.
On Sunday, Tom Van der Borght, a Belgian designer whose clothes one must “dare to wear”, made with recycled materials that “no one wants any more,” won the main prize at the fashion festival in Hyères, France.
The Milan fashion powerhouse has significantly expanded its Prada Re-Nylon selection, offering ready-to-wear, footwear and accessories for men and women, underlining its commitment to a sustainable business model.
Next summer’s womenswear collections showcased in New York, London, Milan and Paris – digitally and on the catwalks - were heavily influenced by life in lockdown, hankering for comfort, minimalism and inclusion.
The British Fashion Council is introducing a new format for The Fashion Awards this year with the December 3 event to be digital “in light of the restrictions imposed on large scale events and travel”.
The parent company of Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman and Dr. Scholl’s Shoes announced on Thursday that it has named Amy Hunter as its new vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective October 21.
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