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Good American announces open casting winners after UK, US search
Good American, the “inclusive” fashion brand co-founded by Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede, has unveiled the finalists from its open casting that sought “real women” to star in its latest campaign.
Aeffe names Khoa Nguyen president of US subsidiary
The Italian fashion group has promoted Khoa Nguyen, Aeffe USA’s senior vice-president, to the post of president. He succeeds Michelle Stein, who has been in charge of the US market for 40 years.
StockX links with London Lions
It’s been a busy commercial March for London Lions. Fresh from a varsity jacket collaboration with fashion label Beautiful Struggles, the pro basketball team also has a new principal partner, StockX.
Denmark's Wheat launches exclusively with thelittleloop
In a UK first, Danish brand Wheat has launched exclusively via clothing rental platform thelittleloop, “bringing a new level of style and sustainability to the children's clothing market for parents in the UK”.
Seasalt enters resale as part of Reskinned deal
Cornish fashion and lifestyle brand Seasalt is building on the sustainability partnership it entered with Reskinned in February and on Friday announced its entry into the resale arena more quickly than expected.
Seraphine buyout to complete early next month
Seraphine’s time as a listed company is nearly over. It said Friday that the Bidco subsidiary of its majority owner has received acceptances for its buyout offer adding up to almost 96% of the shares.
Esprit makes annual loss but stays upbeat for future
Esprit Holdings has released its results for 2022 and as previously flagged, the company made a loss. In fact, its operating loss was HK$642 million compared to a profit of $416 million a year earlier.
Most UK consumers now have pre-owned items, clothing most popular category
Around 25% of people in the UK have no pre-owned items in their wardrobes, according to a new study, although while that might be bad news from one angle, it also means that 75% are already switched on to pre-owned
M&S Icons launch feeds into pared-back trend, highlights retailer's confident comeback
M&S has introduced a new curation it says will help its customers “build a timeless wardrobe by getting behind its range of elevated staples with the launch of M&S Icons”.
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Elie Saab to be guest of honor at next BBFW
Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week is once again inviting a guest of honor. After Marchesa and Viktor & Rolf in past editions, the Lebanese designer Elie Saab is to hold his first bridal fashion show in Barcelona.
Primark's UK workers to get 12% pay rise
Primark's 26,000 retail assistants in Britain are to get an inflation-beating average pay rise of 12% from April 1, the fashion retailer said on Thursday.
New Look tech chief to leave at end of month
There’s been a lot of change at New Look lately with the company confirming a week ago that it would make job cuts at its HQ. And the firm’s technology chief is departing imminently after resigning in January.
Myriam Ullens, founder of Maison Ullens murdered
Myriam Ullens, aged 70 years old and founder of the knitwear label Maison Ullens, was found dead on March 29 outside her home in Lasne, according to the public prosecutor's office in Walloon Brabant.
WGSN owner says revenue rises, but non-fashion is growth driver
Up-for-sale WGSN could have a new owner before the end of April. That’s the news from UK-based specialist information and analytics owner Ascential that earlier decided to offload the UK-based business in January.
Boss opens virtual showroom as part of Metaverse Fashion Week
Boss, the Hugo Boss-owned label, said it’s “taking a bold step into the metaverse on the heels of a critically acclaimed Spring/Summer 2023 Fashion Show in Miami”.