Is Charles de Vilmorin about to be the next big thing in French fashion? The omens seem propitious and judging from the collection video he showed Wednesday evening during Paris couture he certainly has the design chops.
There's a new frontrunner in the race to buy Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge with Asos being suggested as the lead contender on Saturday evening, which could mean the chances of saving any stores are slim.
Much of the attention around the bidding for Arcadia's brands has been focused on big names such as Boohoo, Frasers, and Authentic Brands too. But reports suggest as many as 40 parties have registered their interest.
Shoppers have shunned physical stores to avoid catching Covid-19, and accelerated a shift to online shopping that was underway before the pandemic. The effects are being felt throughout Britain's high streets.
There are worse places to shoot a fashion video, especially during lockdown, than the White Cliffs of England. That's where Alexander McQueen lensed its S/S 2021 menswear. Think rude-boy-meets-indie royalty.