May was a bad month for UK retailers with the latest BRC report showing a year-on-year fall of 2.7%. If you exclude the impact of Easter calendar shifts, that was the biggest drop since records started back in 1995.
Times may still be tough for Laura Ashley but its fashion business powered ahead in H1 with double-digit growth and the spring collection looks like it could deliver more of the same, it said Wednesday.
The British Fashion Council is amping up its efforts to promote emerging designers on the global stage. Its last stop: Paris, where participants in the Adidas Originals MakerLab told FashionNetwork.com about the project.
It’s been hard to find good news in most of the announcements made by mother-and-baby products retailer Mothercare in recent periods, but the company says it has made “strategic progress in spite of UK headwinds.”
IMG announced on Tuesday the winners for the Australian Fashion Laureate held at The State Theatre in Sydney. Romance Was Born and Song For The Mute took home the top women's and men's design awards, respectively.