The scheme, from France's women's ready-to-wear federation, is backed by France’s industry development body Defi. Some 70 brands and retailers will receive grants and have priority access to 20 service providers.
Scores of off-calendar presentations and shows are now the norm, in parallel with increasingly intense fashion week schedules. FashionNetwork.com spoke with designers and buyers to understand the phenomenon.
Only a handful of fashion and accessories retailers have been included in a ranking of Britain’s private companies with fastest-growing profits. Gymshark, End., Regatta and Johnstons of Elgin lead the pack.
The Italian lingerie brand has teamed up with the New York-based digital-first plus-sized fashion retailer to release a limited-edition size-inclusive collection of luxury-inspired lingerie and sleepwear.
Italy's menswear fashion week drew to a close on Monday, with both Pitti Uomo and the Milanese runways witnessing the retreat of streetwear and a return to a certain chic elegance through more classic menswear.