No city stages fashion presentations as succinctly as Milan, all the way through the past week, which ended with the city closing its doors dramatically on Sunday after the first deaths from the coronavirus in Italy.
Sales to global shoppers are continuing to grow in London but while its status as the key destination is undiminished, it has lost share to Birmingham and Manchester this year, says tax-free payments specialist Planet.
The luxury label has created the case for the League of Legends world championship trophy, awarded on Sunday in Paris, while Nicolas Ghesquière designed the outfit of Qiyana, one of the video game’s characters.
The British brand has launched its biggest ever global brand campaign ahead of the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan. Created by an in-house team, 'Be Part of It' celebrates the togetherness of the rugby community.
Shoppers may not be in the mood for lavish spending at the moment, but the retail sector is being “propped up” by spending on the part of international tourists. And luxury fashion is a key beneficiary of this.