Ludovic de Saint Sernin leaves Ann Demeulemeester
Barely six months after Ludovic de Saint Sernin was appointed creative director of Ann Demeulemeester the house has announced the departure of the designer. No successor has been named.
M5, Museum of Peace and Quiet, Alchemy Works to join new Free Market Los Angeles Arts District
Free Market Los Angeles opened its first space with the opening of a pop-up art gallery. Several brands including M5, Museum Peace and Quiet, and concept store Alchemy Works should be part of the project.
Primark, Belstaff, River Island, Gymshark owners all on new Sunday Times Rich List
Fashion continues to have a high profile on the new Sunday Times Rich List. The owners of Belstaff, Primark, Bestseller, Very and Frasers are all there. And young names making an impact include the founder of Gymshark.
Selfridges to host upscae car boot sale this weekend
Car boot sales have never been this chic. This outdoor experience moves as far away as possible from early morning visits to windswept fields attempting to find a trestle-table bargain for a few pounds.
Riviera inspires summer style as Harrods opens Celine pop-up, PLT launches capsule
Celine has this week opened a summer-themed pop-up inside Harrods in London, inspired by St Tropez, while at the other end of the price scale, PrettyLittleThing is also thinking all-things Cote d’Azur.
Giorgio Armani to stage One Night Only in Venice
Giorgio Armani will stage his latest One Night Only fashion and soirée event in September in Venice amidst the celebrations for the lagoon city’s annual film festival, its 80th edition.
Tory Burch UK sees higher sales but profit skewed by prior year impairment charge
The year to January 2022 was a better one for Tory Burch’s UK arm, as the company bounced back from the full impact of the pandemic, even though Covid’s effects would still have been felt for much of the period.
Farfetch still loss-making in Q1 but bosses pleased with major progress
Farfetch’s Q1 was an underlying story of progress with talk of a return to profits soon. But it also suffered from the negative impact of currency exchange and a tough backdrop meant more red ink in the accounts.
A-Cold-Wall's Ross links with Timberland for boot collab
Timberland has launched the latest edition of its Future73 initiative that sees the outdoor fashion brand collaborating with designer Samuel Ross, founder of A-Cold-Wall, as part of its half-century celebrations.
YNAP names new Middle East GM
Online fashion giant Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) has named Celine Lefebvre as its General Manager for the Middle East, effective 23 May.
Dolce & Gabbana launches men's capsule with Mytheresa
Luxury e-tailer Mytheresa has linked up with Dolce & Gabbana for an exclusive menswear capsule collection, available globally on the webstore from this month.
Burberry upbeat as growth continues, Q4 shines and China recovers
Burberry’s preliminary results for the year to 1 April saw more growth with its CEO calling it “a strong performance, supported by good progress in core leather goods and outerwear". And revenue accelerated in Q4.
Argentine shoemakers and tailors buckle under 109% inflation
Argentina is battling one of the highest inflation rates in the world, with prices growing faster at any time since 1991, raising the specter of hyperinflation and full-blown economic crisis.
Longchamp unveils new global store design with Amsterdam reopening
Longchamp is reopening its store on Amsterdam's prestigious P.C. Hooftstraat, unveiling its new global design concept.
Willa Phoenix on being the first pineapple leather shoe brand to walk the Oscars red carpet
Founded by British designer Abby Barroll Brown, plant-based shoe brand Willa Phoenix revealed its 'Hollywood stiletto' at the last Oscars events.
VIP luxe accessories service BagsbyAppointment widens reach with new website
Bespoke luxury sourcing and styling service BagsbyAppointment has taken a big step with the launch of a new website that widens access to its offer.