The French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation has launched ‘Catwalk Calling’, a podcast series introducing the work of emerging designers. The first interview is with talented young designer Marine Serre.
Iranian-born businessman Javad Marandi and his wife Narmina have bought a majority stake in Anya Hindmarch from Qatari private investment firm Mayhoola, which increased its shareholding to more than 75% last year.
French luxury group LVMH has revealed a diverse selection of labels as the eight finalists for the sixth edition of its Young Fashion Designer Prize. The winning brand will be announced in Paris this June.
The UK may be suffering from consumer caution on the part of local shoppers, but international visitors who are eligible to claim VAT refunds are continuing to boost turnover in key shopping destinations.
The Cherry Moon, a fashion e-tailer that sells luxury and emerging independent brands, is to open on the King’s Road in Chelsea with the company having just signed a deal with landlord Sloane Stanley for an April debut.
Tommy Hilfiger has closed its global Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan and will close its Miami store on Collins Avenue, as the American label reshapes itself to gain ground in an increasingly digital era of commerce.
At the Economist Sustainability Summit, a trio of fashion execs with a focus on sustainability showed just how much the fashion sector is committed to reducing its footprint and working for 100% circularity.
Koché has made a much-lauded return to Tokyo Fashion Week, hosting a show full of winks to Japanese pop culture, including a series of Pikachu looks, the result of a collaboration with the Pokémon mascot's upcoming film.
In the midst of the Kering-owned brand's relaunch, FashionNetwork.com has learned that Bottega Veneta has named a new CEO for its EMEA zone: Hugo Boss alum Massimiliano Brunazzo, who joins the Italian brand from Adidas.
Who What Wear UK has announced a new partnership with peer-to-peer wardrobe rental platform, Hurr Collective, “a disruptive platform that allows women to share and monetise their wardrobes, by renting and not buying.”
Tommy Hilfiger is aiming to elevate athleticwear with the launch of Tommy Sport, its new athletic apparel line for men and women, mixing traditional high-performance athleticwear with a signature Tommy Hilfiger twist.