The year to the end of March was a tough one for luxury menswear brand Hackett as turnover fell 39.2% as a result of the pandemic. Bespoke tailoring and RTW formalwear were off the agenda for many consumers.
Hammerson is continuing to enjoy the surge in new retail store openings. The property owner and manager of Victoria Leeds has welcomed another arrival for its flagship destination, creative eyewear specialist Cubitts.
For the Kyiv Art & Fashion Days event, FashionNetwork.com visited the Ukrainian capital and the atelier of Litkovskaya, a label centred on family heritage and local craftsmanship that has shown at Paris Fashion Week.
Two high-calibre hires for Authentic Bespoke Group. The UK-based fashion and accessories group has appointed Deborah Lloyd and Giles English as board observers and advisors across its expanding portfolio.
John Lobb has unveiled a new store concept in Paris that feels as much an art gallery or gentleman’s club as a traditional shoe shop; part of a global expansion that includes openings in California and the Middle East.
Fashion and sport have long built successful partnerships and the trend (hopefully) continues with two new ones to report: SoccerBible with Farah plus Briston Watches with Formula 3 driver Bart Horsten.
Scotch & Soda has unveiled a new programme of global store openings, alongside a new brand identity. The Dutch company will open 15 new standalone locations over the next six months, as well as 12 concessions.