Gieves & Hawkes, the bespoke tailoring business, could be a step nearer to closing down as the problems facing its parent company continue to weigh on its operations and a crunch creditor vote looms next week.
London-based designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi won the fashion prize hands down at the 36th edition of the French festival, which placed a strong emphasis on sustainability, while Capucine Huguet won the accessories prize.
Shares of French fashion firm SMCP rose on Tuesday as the company inched towards an ownership change, prompting an analyst upgrade on expectations its financially strapped majority shareholder Shandong Ruyi.
Not ‘just another’ new store, Abercrombie & Fitch’s flagship debut on London’s Regent Street ticks several boxes for the US retailer. It reaffirms the company’s commitment to the physical store format in Europe.
No one could fault the latest crop of designer showing, in New York, for effort. In a busy Monday, with almost 30 collections, their arty videos and polished ideas were a reminder of how hard people have been working.
Black culture encountered British classicism again at Wales Bonner, where the leitmotif this season was the poetry of Derek Walcott, the Nobel Prize winner born on the small Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
Hackett was hurt by the pandemic at the tail end of its year to the end of March 2020 and saw sales falling and wider losses. But the firm is continuing to focus on its strategic drive to boost e-tail sales.