Pop-up stores are essential for small and fledging fashion brands to gain mainstream exposure. And none more than the temporary showroom on London’s Regent Street spotlighting Fashion Minority Alliance's brands.
Bestseller has re-opened its revamped showroom in London’s Shoreditch to support the Danish fashion giant’s bid to accelerate digital sales growth. The expanded showroom is described as a “stylish high-tech fashion hub”.
It’s not that long ago that Made.com seemed to be on a roll with the firm acquiring Trouva in the spring, a move that boosted Made’s presence in interiors but also gave it a foothold in the fashion sector.
In what has been called a ‘mini budget’, the UK government on Friday not only said that it would bring back VAT-free shopping for tourists to Britain but that it would be a better system than the one abolished in 2021.
It’s going to be the “world’s first luxury virtual reality shopping universe”, we’re told. And although the so-called Xydrobe universe doesn’t officially open until 2023, it has just started taking registrations.
With the key festive selling season looming, Dior has announced that it’s paying “tribute to the unbreakable ties it has woven with Harrods over nearly 70 years, and to Christian Dior’s love of Christmas celebrations”.
The Armani Group continues to reinforce its A|X Armani Exchange presence in Europe with a third sales point in London, located on Regent Street. It follows recent openings in Milan, Amsterdam and Berlin.
Spanish fashion group Inditex is showing its strength in depth in Liverpool. Its international fashion brand Stradivarius has opened at Liverpool One, joining three sister brands while marking its city debut.
Radley London is rolling out its new concept ‘Townhouse’ store, debuting with a flagship in Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet on 29 September. It also becomes the high-end accessories/fashion retailer’s largest UK store.