Fluidity that was – counter-intuitively – often represented in patchwork clothing was the key to a rather brilliant collection from Jonathan Anderson, one that seems likely to define the current London season.
Shares in South African retailer Woolworths slid to a six-year low on Thursday after it reported a 3.5 billion rand annual post-tax loss, hurt by a hefty write-down on the value of its David Jones business in Australia.
LVMH is close to acquiring a new perfume brand, Jean Patou, for its portfolio and has done it very much on the quiet. The French conglomerate took management control last year without any fanfare from Designer Parfums.
Charo Izquierdo, director of MBFW Madrid and the fashion weeks at Ifema, including Momad Metropolis and Momad Shoes, recently arrived in the capital with the goal of creating collaborations and improving quality.
Browns has linked up with fashion rental-to-styling service Armarium for a pop-up at its London store. It’s an interesting move that complements a full-price offer with Armarium’s affordable access to designer labels.
David Jones' new transformation plan could be a major boost for luxury brands in Australia as it grows its luxe offer in key locations and models its revamp on store like Harrods and Galeries Lafayette.