The French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation has created the position of manager in charge of initiatives for emerging labels, appointing to the role Serge Carreira, who formerly worked for the Prada group.
Luxury department store Harrods is riding high despite a profits slip as its sales continue to rise. But its boss Michael Ward has warned that a possible Jeremy Corbyn-led government could dent turnover.
Given H&M’s massive size, it’s no surprise that the Swedish fashion retailer has an endless stream of news and there are two major developments to share today, one on the style front and one about a new country debut.
In a fashion industry more focused on recycling than ever before, more and more brands are launching initiatives to facilitate this and keep their products out of landfill and Burberry has unveiled a RealReal link-up.
Luxury London store Browns is moving into the German market next month, temporarily at least, and plans to open a Berlin pop-up. Working with Reference Studios, Browns Berlin will be a three-day experiential store.
The NRF Holiday Forecast expects U.S. holiday sales to rise between 3.8% and 4.2% year over year in 2019, an increase driven by strong consumer spending power but threatened by ongoing economic uncertainty.
London-based fashion brand Qasimi remains under family control. Following founder Khalid Al Qasimi’s death in July, the brand has announced that his twin sister Hoor Al Qasimi will take over as creative director.