Browns relaunched its incubator Browns Focus brand on Thursday with a series of unique collections by emerging talent being marked with an installation in the Focus area at Browns Brook Street and Browns East.
Browns has linked up with the Nordic talent platform Designers’ Nest and has chosen Swedish designer Emma Gudmundson to create a collection that will be sold exclusively in-store and online by the London-based boutique.
The Canadian backpack brand founded by Jamie and Lyndon Cormack in 2009 has brought in new backers. Eurazeo, CGA and HOOPP have all taken minority stakes in the company to help turn it into a global lifestyle brand.
Wearable device maker Fitbit said on Wednesday it plans to shift its manufacturing operations outside of China for effectively all of its trackers and smart watches from January in response to the ongoing tariff threat.
On the opening day of the Pitti Bimbo childrenswear show in Florence, the Italian fashion industry's employers association published the sector's 2018 results: revenue was €2.98 billion, up 4.2% thanks to exports.