A bare pine floor, unvarnished wooden columns and a few billowing ceiling sails as Sarah Burton stripped back Alexander McQueen to its essentials with a simple set and a brilliant fashion collection for Spring 2020.
Arcadia has filed a new set of accounts at Companies House and it gives an insight into how bad trading has been at the business, with a swing to a loss last year. But it's talking up its growth focus for the future.
US landlord Vornado has suggested Philip Green and his Arcadia empire may have manipulated the results of a CVA vote by increasing its debt owed to suppliers, potentially undermining landlords’ power to block it.
Arcadia is moving fast following the approval of its CVA and it has said it will cut 170 jobs at its HQ. The company is “proposing to make some structural changes in order to support and deliver the turnaround plan.”
Four months ago, reviewers looking ahead to the February edition of London Fashion Week Men’s all stressed these would be the final menswear shows in London before Brexit. Until Theresa May's deal died in Westminster.