April 12 sees the opening of McArthurGlen’s latest outlet centre with the debut of the £160m Designer Outlet West Midlands. The company said it’s the only standalone shopping centre to open in the UK this year.
Otrium, an online outlet store for fashion brands, said on Wednesday it had raised $120 million from investors as it launches in the US and develops its platform for trading items left unsold at the end of the season.
The American brand founded by Ronnie Fieg is opening a store in the French capital. Spread over three floors, the 16,000-square-foot location not only offers the label's latest collections, but also a restaurant.
Milan Fashion Week, almost wholly digital, will run until March 1. Italy’s top labels will all take part, except Versace, alongside many debut names like Del Core, a new entry premiering with a real show.
Milan's women's ready-to-wear fashion week will once again be taking place via a phygital format. The event runs from 23 February to 1 March and will feature 61 shows, including big-name brands and new arrivals.
Outlet malls giant McArthurGlen has promoted Nick Brady to its top leasing role. He'll oversee all brand acquisition and asset management for its 25 designer outlets in 10 countries across Europe and in Canada.