The revitalisation of Croydon in Southeast London is nowhere near to completion as the pandemic has seen the major parties involved (URW and Hammerson) abandoning big plans to redevelop the Centrale & Whitgift Centre.
Value fashion specialist New Look issued a trading update and its annual results on Tuesday and said it had made a “solid start to FY22 trading following store reopenings after [a] resilient FY21 performance”.
It’s not just about attracting new businesses but also keeping existing ones. So landlord Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced three new deals with New Look, Skechers and Kenji to keep the brands at Liverpool One.
The changes that are happening in retail became very clear on Wednesday as major landlord Hammerson said that the former New Look store at the giant Brent Cross mall will be replaced by a medical facility.
After successful runs in Paris, London and Shanghai, the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition touches down in New York this September, bringing over 200 haute couture garments to the Brooklyn Museum.
For his latest collection for Christian Dior, creative director of menswear Kim Jones has channelled multiple ideas by the brand’s former creative director, Marc Bohan, the longest-reigning designer at the couture house.