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UK inflation rises as womenswear prices jump
UK inflation has risen again, a sign that we’re not out of the woods yet and consumer activity is still being hurt by surging prices with fashion prices rising faster than they've done in over a decade.
In-the-news Jeremy Scott links with Hyundai for "upcycled couture"
Jeremy Scott is making headlines at the moment after stepping down from his role at Moschino, but he’s also making waves via an upcycled couture collection using discarded materials from Hyundai Motor's electric cars.
Hackett SS23 campaign goes on safari with Jenson Button
High-end menswear label Hackett has launched its SS23 campaign fronted by brand ambassador Jenson Button. The British label and the British F1 driver have been pictured in a safari setting.
Fear of God announces show at the Hollywood Bowl
Fear of God, the Los Angeles-based brand founded and run by Jerry Lorenzo, will be hosting a runway show in Los Angeles on April 19, at the Hollywood Bowl -- the historic concert venue in the Californian city.
Signet annual sales flat on lacklustre international, comps; earnings slashed
Signet Jewelers Limited said total sales for fiscal 2023 inched forward 0.2% to $7.8 billion, weighed down by a 6% decline incomparable sales and a single-digit sales decline in the fourth quarter.
Ulla Johnson launches resale program
Womenswear brand Ulla Johnson announced on Tuesday the launch of a new resale program, developed with resale platform Archive.
Launchmetrics AW23 report: Dior and Burberry are big hits, but what else made an impact?
Major-name labels were the biggest attention grabbers at the recent runway shows with a new Launchmetrics report showing heavy interest in Dior, Chanel, the new Burberry, what Gucci's doing next and a revitalised Prada.
Valextra: building growth by concentrating on core values
If there is a Milanese brand par excellence it is surely Valextra, the luxury bag business whose very name sums up much of what Milan is all about - travel and culture.
Dior taps designer’s daughter Rachele Regini for latest campaign
The house of Dior has tapped Rachele Regini, its cultural consultant, to star in its latest campaign for the Lady 95.22 handbag.
On continues to make progress as sales jump in 2022 and Q4
Fast-growing Swiss sports specialist On has reported its Q4 and full-year results and said 2022 was a strong one for the still-young business.
LVMH’s Métiers d’Excellence goes on tour in Lyon and Florence for the first time
After Paris, Reims and Clichy-sous-Bois in France, the LVMH 'You & ME' jobs fair, which aims to find candidates to fill 3,500 positions, will stop for the first time in Lyon on March 29, then in Florence in April.
Kestin Hare is new Henri-Lloyd creative director as it makes wholesale comeback
British sports-to-lifestyle brand Henri-Lloyd has named Kestin Hare as its creative director. The highly respected designer is also founder and creative chief of Kestin, his own Edinburgh-based premium menswear label.
Greenwashing: as EC prepares key proposals, MTLC issues warning and plea
As the European Commission prepares to announce key proposals for legislation to tackle greenwashing this week, a key advocacy group has a clear wishlist of what its wants to see.
Vinted report claims big CO₂ savings for secondhand compared to buying new
Vinted — the peer-to-peer secondhand fashion marketplace — has released a new report backing up its sustainability claims and saying that it's "a better choice for the climate than buying new".
Ambitious Belgian brand HNST Studio debuts global webstore
HNST Studio has rebranded and is making its global debut with the launch of its online store. The denim-centric circular brand has unveiled the webstore to coincide with the debut of its SS23 core collection.
Clues to Gucci’s strategy in the post-Alessandro Michele era
Comparing the label’s strategy under Alessandro Michele and that of Valentino, where Gucci’s new designer Sabato De Sarno comes from, provides clues to Gucci’s next chapter, according to Retviews.