Prada hit something of a low just a few years ago due to the pandemic. But its impressive recovery was underlined on Thursday as the latest instalment of the Lyst Index showed it as the hottest brand in the world.
He’s being justifiably billed as a ‘retail legend’ and his latest brand ‘show-stopping’. That’s the build-up for George Davies and GWD as the man and brand prepare to star at Pure London at Olympia on 12-14 February.
In another sign that repair is one of the key trends for 2023, YNAP said its in-season and off-price e-tailers Net-A-Porter, Mr Porter and The Outnet are launching their first dedicated customer care & repair offers.
Source Fashion, the UK-based international sourcing show, has announced its line-up of international speakers, designers, industry professionals, experts and brands for the 12-14 February event at Olympia London.
Silverburn is in for a busy 2023. Glasgow’s newest shopping centre has agreed new leases, upgrades and upscaling for existing tenancies -- including Next, Victoria’s Secret, Sunglasses Hut, Hobbs and The Body Shop.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is looking into Farfetch’s purchase of a stake in Yoox Net-A-Porter, owned by Swiss luxury goods group Richemont, claiming it might reduce competition in the UK market.
Some fashion collaborations aren’t that immediately obvious. Take premium British brand Mallet London which has partnered with Transport for London (TfL), to produce a limited edition capsule footwear collection.
THG Ingenuity has inked a strategic alliance with And Digital, the software engineering firm, “to accelerate digital transformation, help brands bridge the digital skills gap and unlock the potential of commerce tech”.
Collaborations continue to be a sure way to give brands a refreshing buzz or a way to update a product line. The latest is a tie-up between retail fashion giant Zara and footwear brand Clarks for a style reboot.