People keep calling for designers to look into the future, but rarely has a season been so obsessed with the past as London Fashion Week, which wrapped up Tuesday night with a reception in 10 Downing Street.
British fashion brands Roksanda and Peter Pilotto will host a standalone showroom in Chinese fashion trade show Ontimeshow during Shanghai Fashion Week later this month thanks to a new partnership secured by the BFC.
Harrods has entered the world of podcasts with a debut that looks at the meaning of luxury as it uses all the editorial formats it can to boost its marketing and to be seen as the go-to destination for luxury shoppers.
There’s a sense of crisis in the air in London – unsurprisingly, given Brexit – that has been influencing fashion in the UK capital. Most notably, at Roksanda, eponymous label of the bold and brilliant Serbian designer.
One would be forgiven for considering this weekend’s London Fashion Week as the Last Fashion Show, as the industry braces for the very real risk of a Brexit no deal and the likelihood of a slow but sure front-row exit.