Sales dropped and profits headed downwards fast in the first half for Debenhams, but its international ops were stronger and its revamp strategy is showing early good results, although there's still a lot of work to do.
The womenswear collections for next winter presented in New York, London, Milan and Paris from February 5 to March 6, showcased ten major new trends, creating looks that were hybrids of strength and femininity.
The Swedish clothing giant will launch its fourth "Close The Loop" denim collection -- made from recycled cotton -- October 5. The six new limited-edition pieces will go on sale in H&M stores and online at www.hm.com.
The British Fashion Council has named the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NewGen support as the new format launches. NewGen designers will now be supported throughout the year, instead of seasonally.