Daniel Lee staged his second runway show for the famed Venetian house on Thursday night, building a set that riffed on the key essential of BV – intreccio leather – which the designer has revived as an object of cool.
On Wednesday, Tiziano Guardini’s eco-couture, Calcaterra’s classy style, Marco Rambaldi’s light touch and Arthur Arbesser's cheerful elegance demonstrated the potential of Italy’s up-and-coming designers.
One of the biggest names in American (and global) fashion received the kind of honour that’s not granted to many on Wednesday when Ralph Lauren collected an Honorary Knighthood from the UK for services to the industry.
Palomo Spain didn’t so much kick off the mammoth 60-show-plus Paris menswear season on a sunny Tuesday morning as explode into it, with a collection riffing on exotic frescoes, centurion chic and glam gladiators.
Ian Griffiths is one of the most happening designers in Italy. He has been working for Max Mara for the past 32 years, and though he effectively took over creative direction ten years ago, has never taken a runway bow.
The department store chain has announced its second watch drop program, unveiling a selection of 17 limited-edition men’s and – for the first time – women’s timepieces from a range of luxury and specialty watch brands.
The ability of the UK’s key malls to attract top tenants was further illustrated on Friday when Peterborough’s Queensgate shopping centre said that high-end crystal jewellery brand Swarovski will open there this spring.