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Avnier, Mii, Coralie Marabelle, Elise Chalmin and Noyoco are the labels chosen by the Federation for the new edition of Talents, its mentorship and business accelerator programme to support emerging labels.
Edinburgh-based Atterley has announced it is on course for sales growth of 150% this year after seeing sales double in 2018. Brand owner Michael Welch is planning to launch a series A founding round later this year.
Sustainable fashion brand Vin + Omi has linked up with a surprising collaborator with the label having created a range helped by the UK’s future monarch, Prince Charles, that will be seen at London Fashion Week.
Supima, the hyper quality American cotton company, has revealed the names of the finalists and jury for its 12th Annual Supima Design Competition, to be staged 59 Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River on Thursday, Sept. 5.
London Designer Outlet, which sits next to Wembley Stadium, enjoyed a 9.2% increase in retail sales in June, July and August compared with the same months in 2018, boosted by the sold-out Spice Girls reunion tour.
Belstaff will be relocating its London flagship next month with an opening at 203 Regent Street as part of its ongoing retail expansion plans. It said the move is its most important retail project to date.
Shoppers may not be in the mood for lavish spending at the moment, but the retail sector is being “propped up” by spending on the part of international tourists. And luxury fashion is a key beneficiary of this.
Selfridges has become the only European retailer to stock Kate Hudson’s eco-conscious fashion brand Happy x Nature. The deal will make the brand available to online shoppers in over 130 countries globally.
Printemps' Boulevard Haussmann flagship is welcoming a corner for The Marc Jacobs' on August 28, 2019, as the new affordable label from the American designer takes up residence in an 860-square-foot space.
Given the acquisition trail Farfetch has been on recently, it might seem like a no-brainer that the company would be interested in buying US-based Barneys. But it seems that it's not, despite a story to the contrary.
Dolce & Gabbana expects sales in China to fall in the current fiscal year after a slowdown in 2018-19, as it still struggles to shake off the fallout from a controversial advertising campaign in the country.
Isabel Toledo, the Cuban-born independent designer who grew to be one of First Lady Michelle Obama’s favorites, has died at the age of 59. She passed away on Sunday in a New York, according to her husband Ruben Toledo.