This week, following in the footsteps of mighty conglomerates like LVMH and Kering, New Guards launched its own eyewear division, spearheaded by Francesco Ragazzi, the creative director and founder of Palm Angels.
Few UK brands have enjoyed such explosive growth as Orlebar Brown, the stylish resort label noted for its brilliant photo imagery swimwear. We spoke with founder Adam Brown on his entrepreneurial life with Chanel.
Ibiza boutique Revolver has launched an own-brand collection for the first time with founders Catherine and Jean-Paul Sanchez working with British design director Cat van Baal on the trans-seasonal re:001 line.
With European populations slowly but surely being vaccinated, designers on the Continent are suddenly expressing a new optimism. Few more so than Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga in Balenciaga's winter 2021 pre-collection.
After spending 2020 “honing” and “reshaping” its business, leather producer and supplier Pittards has talked of "acquitting itself robustly” and has “entered 2021 stronger, with a more diverse and flexible business”.
Pureplay fashion giants have been big winners from the lifestyle changes forced on people during Covid. And it seems that they’ll continue to reap the benefits of the relationships built with shoppers as the UK reopens.