The British Fashion Council's programme to support industry talent for fiscal year 2021/2022 has topped £1.3 million. Of the total, £932,500 was paid by its foundation as part of the BFC’s grant-giving initiatives.
Speculation has resurfaced that THG (formerly The Hut Group) could be taken private again by its founder with the firm’s battered share price rising as investors buy in hopes of a privately-backed buyout.
The BFC promised a new and different experience for The Fashion Awards on Monday night and it justified the hype. Yet it was also a sad event given the news of the death of 'leaders of change' honouree Virgil Abloh.
There’s speculation that THG founder and CEO Matt Moulding could take the listed company private after he said he regrets listing the firm around a year ago. Its shares rose over 5% in early trading Monday as a result.
Jaden Smith has just launched a pop-up at Selfridges in London via the his MSFTSrep label. The products are also available via the Selfridges webstore and pop-ups at its branches in Birmingham and Manchester.