UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.
JD sports has been on the acquisition trail again with news that it's bought menswear retailer Oi Polloi. It's also been reported that CEO Peter Cowgill could step back from day-to-day control of JD this year.
The designer passed away in Paris at the age of 59. He had recently launched his own label, AZ Factory, in collaboration with Swiss-based luxury group Richemont, and previously led design at Lanvin from 2001 to 2015.
In recent months, environmentally conscious and politically committed members of Gen-Z, who are quite happy with the principle of secondhand, having been buying and selling more and more used goods in the US.
At least three Chinese celebrities on Saturday dropped German fashion house Hugo Boss, the latest foreign brand caught in a concerted boycott by Chinese consumers over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.