Sales to global shoppers are continuing to grow in London but while its status as the key destination is undiminished, it has lost share to Birmingham and Manchester this year, says tax-free payments specialist Planet.
Following the company's liquidation, the Sonia Rykiel brand was put up for auction. FashionNetwork has learnt that it is brothers Eric and Michael Dayan, two of Showroomprivé's founders, that have purchased the label.
During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
Having previously claimed that they did not want Dolce & Gabbana to continue operating after their departure, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have now announced that they would like the Dolce family to take over.
Kering has named another CEO for Brioni; the fourth boss of the famed, yet troubled, Italian tailor in just five years. Though noted for exceptional quality Brioni has fired as many designers as CEOs in the same period.
The department store operator has announced the postponement of a special meeting of shareholders involving a vote on the proposal to take the company private, raising questions about whether the deal will go ahead.
54 fashion houses will show in Paris between 14 and 19 January. Although Celine may be sitting this one out, five new brands will be stopping by for the first time, while Jacquemus and Givenchy are making their return.
Louis Vuitton’s creative director for menswear Virgil Abloh has partnered with Japanese designer and Human Made founder Nigo to create a collaboration for Louis Vuitton which will launch for the pre-fall 2020 season.