• What are the shows and presentations on the sidelines of the Paris Fashion Week calendar?
    by (Florence Julienne) on 23/02/2024 at 14:53

    Credits: Laruicci According to Jean-Luc Godard, “the margin is what keeps the page together”. Similarly, Paris Fashion Week, which runs from Monday, 26th February to Tuesday, 5th March 2024, includes both the shows and presentations organised by the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) and other events taking place on the fringes of the official calendar. As is the case with rave parties, one has to go and find the information oneself. Thus, the selection below does not […]

  • Bella Hadid teases wellness brand
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 14:32

    Bella Hadid, street style SS23. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Supermodel Bella Hadid has teased a new wellness brand on her personal Instagram account, a venture that will build on her growing list of projects outside the world of fashion. So far, the only information Hadid has revealed is the name of the brand, Ôrǝbella; the release date, May 2; and the pre-registration link, through which those signing up can receive an exclusive gift on the launch. The slogan “Reveal your […]

  • This SS24 season Rubirosa plays croquet: A game for All
    by (Press Club) on 23/02/2024 at 14:13

    Credits: Rubirosa RUBIROSA SS24 campaign pays homage to the classical summer game of croquet, in which fair play, elegance and respect are rules to play and live by. Since the beginning the croquet game has always been a totally inclusive sport: male and female, young and older players all compete together, with no age or gender divisions. Several forms and variations of the croquet game exist, but all of them have in common that individual players or teams take turns to strike wooden balls […]

  • FW24: Young talents at the MFW Fashion Hub
    by (Isabella Naef) on 23/02/2024 at 13:46

    Via Piave 33 Credits: National Chamber of Italian Fashion Milan Fashion Week inaugurated a new edition of its Fashion Hub on Monday, which serves as a meeting place and a training space, a forge for innovative projects and talents, open to the public and the city of Milan. The project is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian Trade Agency (Agenzia Ice). The venue, hosting various emerging brands, will remain open until Sunday, February 25, […]

  • Brazilian designer and Central Saint Martins alumna Adrianne Weber, a rising star at LFW
    by (AFP) on 23/02/2024 at 13:17

    In Pictures Brazilian fashion designer, Adrianne Weber, poses for a picture at her studio in west London on February 16, 2024. Credits: Photo by Daniel Leal / AFP London - Adrianne Weber is a Brazilian designer based in London, who, at just 30 years old, has successfully made her mark on the British capital's Fashion Week. Born in Sao Paulo, Weber launched her brand in late 2022 and entered the select group of designers featured at London Fashion Week for their fall/winter […]

  • Vice Media to cut jobs and cease publishing on its website
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 23/02/2024 at 13:15

    Media Credits: Pixels Vice Media is set to cut a significant number of jobs and cease publication on as part of a restructuring plan, following its bankruptcy filing in May and subsequent acquisition by Fortress Investment Group. CEO Bruce Dixon outlined in a memo that Vice aims to collaborate with established media entities for digital content distribution, indicating a strategic shift in response to evolving cost considerations, the BBC reported. The move aligns with recent trends […]

  • Timeline: Behind Boohoo’s boulevard of broken promises
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 12:51

    Boohoo campaign imagery. Credits: Boohoo Group. By now, the ongoing controversies surrounding Boohoo’s supply chain are no secret. The past five years in particular have seen a period of turbulence take hold over the company’s production process, as mounting investigations slowly unveil the slew of seemingly broken promises made by the company to fix what it repeatedly says has not been fragmented. Following a new report by the University of Bath, FashionUnited takes a look back at the […]

  • Balenciaga to show resort collection in Shanghai
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 23/02/2024 at 12:51

    Balenciaga Fall 2024 show in Los Angeles Credits: Balenciaga Balenciaga is set to unveil its resort 2025 collection in Shanghai on May 30, marking a significant milestone as Creative Director Demna makes his Asian debut for the Paris-based label. This marks the third international showcase for Balenciaga, following the 2023 presentation in New York and the 2024 show in Los Angeles. Cruise seasons, often associated with luxury brands opting for presentations beyond the conventional fashion […]

  • Esprit promotes Konstantinos Balogiannis to chief commercial officer
    by (Prachi Singh) on 23/02/2024 at 12:49

    Konstantinos Balogiannis Credits: Esprit Esprit has announced the promotion of Konstantinos Balogiannis as chief commercial officer with effect from February 20, 2024. Balogiannis, aged 48, joined Esprit in November 2023 as the chief operating officer for Europe and global business development. He has two decades of operations and international sales experience with global apparel and fashion brands. Commenting on his new role, Balogiannis said in a statement: “I look forward to utilising my […]

  • Tod's CEO says he doesn't 'have to sell' brand
    by (Susan Zijp) on 23/02/2024 at 11:55

    Tod's on Madison avenue. Credits: Tod's Diego Della Valle, the founder and CEO of Tod's, revealed during Milan Fashion Week that he has no plans to sell the family business. Earlier this month, Italian fashion group Tod's S.p.A announced via an ad hoc statement that investment company L Catterton, with the family's support, would take all shares off the Milan stock exchange. According to the CEO, however, there is no reason to worry about the company being put out of business. He told Reuters, […]

  • Costume Designers Guild Awards: Saltburn, Poor Things and Billie Eilish among honourees
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 11:46

    Emma Stone as Bella Baxter in Poor Things. Credits: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2024 Searchlight Pictures All Rights Reserved. Amid an awards season that is more bustling than usual, the 26th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGAs) took place last night in NeueHouse, Hollywood, where more than 1,200 costume designers, assistants and illustrators came together to celebrate the past year in film. American actress Wendi McLendon-Covey hosted the event, in which nine awards were given out […]

  • Deborah Latouche places spotlight on modest fashion at LFW
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 23/02/2024 at 11:15

    Sabirah ‘Glamorously Modest’ Collection 1.7 Credits: Sabirah by Chris Yates Interview While body-con, sheer and cut-outs continue to dominate fashion trends, stylist and designer Deborah Latouche placed a spotlight on her emerging luxury modest fashion brand Sabirah with a collection inspired by Dynasty’s Dominique Devereux during London Fashion Week. “Ever since I became a Muslim, I’ve found it difficult to find clothes I liked, especially high fashion items that are in keeping […]

  • In Pictures: Adrian Appiolaza's debut Moschino collection nods to heritage of late founder
    by (Susan Zijp) on 23/02/2024 at 10:40

    Moschino AW24. Credits: Moschino. In Pictures Adrian Appiolaza's debut collection for Moschino paid homage to the work of Italian fashion designer and founder: the late Franco Moschino. The eponymous designer left behind a rich legacy after his death in 1994, particularly in the form of fashion pieces that often had a humorous and loving message. "Today, Franco Moschino's universal, all-encompassing messages of peace and love feel as relevant and topical as in the past," the brand said in a […]

  • The RealReal appoints new CFO and chairperson
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 10:30

    The RealReal shop-in-shop at Saks. Credits: The RealReal x Saks Resale marketplace The RealReal has announced the appointment of Ajay Gopal as its chief financial officer, effective March 18, while current board member Karen Katz has further been named chairperson of its board of directors. Gopal currently serves as the CFO of Outside Interactive, and brings to the table experience in overseeing tech-enable consumer companies, after previously serving in the same position at Good Eggs, Helix […]

  • Inditex plans Lefties brand expansion to compete with fast fashion rivals
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 10:11

    Lefties store in Bilbao, Spain. Credits: Lefties. Zara owner Inditex is believed to be setting about on a major expansion plan for its low-priced label Lefties in a bid to bulk up against competition from fast fashion rivals. Lefties is understood to be a key part of the Spanish fashion conglomerate’s strategy to bolster its budget ranges, according to Reuters, which said that the brand’s current growth reflects the group’s mission to secure a larger foothold in the low-price market. […]

  • Marimekko FW24 Ready-to-Wear collection presented at Copenhagen Fashion Week
    by (Press Club) on 23/02/2024 at 09:54

    Credits: Marimekko Earlier today, on Thursday, February 1, 2024, Finnish design house Marimekko presented its Fall/Winter 2024 collection at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Marking the grand finale of the 60 th anniversary year of Marimekko’s most celebrated floral print Unikko, the Fall/Winter 2024 collection explores the relationship between Unikko, an abstraction of a flower, with monolithic architecture and materials that are often associated with a more utilitarian mood. Reflecting the […]

  • HanesBrands reportedly seeking 1.4 billion dollars for Champion
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 09:48

    Champion store in Las Vegas' Fashion Show Mall. Credits: HanesBrands. The deadline to submit the first-round of bids for sportswear label Champion closed this week, painting a clearer picture of what HanesBrands, its soon-to-be former owner, is expecting to see in return for its sale. According to sources for WWD, the group has placed a 1.4 billion dollar starting price tag on Champion, with multiple bids now currently being evaluated. Among the reported interested parties named by the media […]

  • At Milan Fashion Week, Prada balances beauty and history
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 23/02/2024 at 09:26

    Prada atm F24 018 Credits: Spotlight Launchmetrics In the Fall/Winter 2024 Prada collection, a compelling fusion of history and contemporary aesthetics takes center stage, marking the strongest collaborative exchange between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons so far as Prada’s co-creative directors. This collection is not merely a chronological exploration, from the feathered caps to the wool skirt suits, rather a narrative woven with fragments of history, an homage to the romance embedded in […]

  • Shein reportedly onboarding Boohoo suppliers amid expansion
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 23/02/2024 at 09:24

    Interior of the Shein pop-up store at number 20, Avenida de las Razas in Seville, open from 10 to 15 November 2023. Credits: Shein. Fast fashion giant Shein is reportedly poaching the suppliers of its direct rival Boohoo as part of an ongoing expansion plan. It is believed that towards the end of last year an invitation email was sent by the Chinese e-tailer to a selection of Boohoo suppliers, with a handful allegedly already in discussions with Shein’s Chinese headquarters. This is […]

  • Amazon repays 1.9 million to more than 700 Saudi workers over unlawful fees
    by (AFP) on 23/02/2024 at 09:24

    Entrepot Amazon. Credits: Amazon. Online retailer Amazon said Friday it had paid $1.9 million to more than 700 contracted workers in Saudi Arabia as reimbursements for unlawful recruitment fees, among other alleged violations. In October, Amnesty International accused Amazon of a range of abuses against workers in the oil-rich Gulf kingdom, prompting the US-based multinational to launch an investigation. "We found instances where contracted workers were required to pay fees, including […]

  • The hidden costs of our purchases: True Pricing and the road to fairer price
    by (Esmee Blaazer) on 23/02/2024 at 09:13

    Background True Pricing illustration Credits: AI-generated image from FashionUnited, created using an artificial intelligence tool. You go to the store for a carton of milk or, if we focus on our industry, a new item of clothing. You pay the market or retail price based on what it costs to produce and sell that item. But did you know that you don't always pay the "true price"? Manufacturers and companies don't usually pass on all the costs to the end consumer. Just think about the […]

  • Australian environment minister warns clothing industry 'must roll back fast fashion'
    by (Susan Zijp) on 23/02/2024 at 09:05

    Sydney, Australia. Credits: Unsplash. Tanya Plibersek is considering regulating the garment industry. The Australian environment minister spoke of a possible levy on the sector, which is responsible for between 4 and 8 percent of global CO2 emissions, as reported by ABC News. Australia has a fast fashion problem. The average Australian buys 56 garments every year and, according to the Australian Fashion Council (AFC), more than 200,000 tonnes of clothes go to Australian landfills every year. […]

  • Larger space, new concept: On celebrates its new opening in Portland
    by (Jan Schroder) on 23/02/2024 at 08:56

    On's new Portland store. Credits: On Holding AG The Swiss sporting goods supplier On Holding AG is continuing its international expansion with the opening of a new store in Portland in the US state of Oregon. From Saturday, the company will be offering its latest shoe models as well as clothing and accessories in a space of around 316 square metres. On presents its new in-store fitting concept in Portland Credits: On Holding AG According to the company, the store, which is the first to […]

  • Paris Fashion Week: The FHCM announces partnership with Air France and KLM
    by (Florence Julienne) on 23/02/2024 at 08:47

    Air France plane. Credits: Pixabay An exclusive travel offer has been negotiated between France's governing body for fashion Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) and the national airline Air France, offering a special fare to all professionals accredited to Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture autumn/winter 2024/2025 and men's spring/summer 2025 collections. Notably, these events come during a period for which many professionals had expressed concern regarding the soaring prices […]

  • Zalando plans to remove misleading sustainability labels
    by (DPA) on 23/02/2024 at 08:29

    Zalando's headquarters in Berlin Credits: Zalando According to the EU Commission, online retailer Zalando has committed to removing misleading sustainability labels and symbols from its website. From 15 April 2024, the symbols, such as leaves or trees, will no longer appear next to the products on offer. This was announced by the Brussels authority on Thursday. The Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) network, which is coordinated by the European Commission, had set its sights on Zalando in […]

  • Milan Fashion Week launches anti-discrimination initiative: 'Results within a year'
    by (Susan Zijp) on 23/02/2024 at 08:23

    Milan Fashion Week SS23 - Gucci Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Three Italian organisations have signed an agreement that aims to promote equality within the fashion industry. The Italian Fashion Council (Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, CNMI), nonprofit African Fashion Gate (AFG) and the Italian government's anti-discrimination agency (Ufficio Nazionale Antidiscriminazioni Razziali della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, UNAR) have agreed that more needs to be done to "detect, […]

  • Calida Group posts 4.6 percent drop in 2023 sales
    by (Prachi Singh) on 23/02/2024 at 07:46

    Calida store Credits: Calida Group Calida Group sales in 2023 were 304.4 million Swiss francs, down 4.6 percent from a year earlier, or down 1.7 percent when adjusted for currency effects. Calida brand's share of group sales was 157.7 million Swiss francs, an increase of 3.8 percent adjusted for currency effects or 1.8 percent in CHF, while against the brand’s pre-pandemic performance, sales grew by 22 percent. Aubade brand sales declined 4 percent or 7.1 percent in CHF to 70.9 million euros […]

  • Björn Borg's Q4 ecommerce sales jump 46 percent
    by (Prachi Singh) on 23/02/2024 at 07:28

    Björn Borg store Credits: Björn Borg press room Björn Borg Group’s fourth quarter e-commerce net sales increased by 46 percent to 45.5 million Swedish krona, and full year e-commerce net sales increased by 36 percent to 154 million Swedish krona. However, the company's net sales for the quarter of 197.6 million Swedish krona, decreased 0.4 percent or 3 percent currency neutral. Group’s net sales for the full year of 872.3 million Swedish krona, increased 4 percent or 1 percent currency […]

  • NYFW FW24 Trends: Refined style, collegiate looks and lingerie silhouettes dominate the runways
    by (Jayne Mountford) on 23/02/2024 at 04:40

    NYFW FW24 MAIN IMAGE Credits: NYFW FW24/Launchmetrics Spotlight There has been some criticism leveled at New York Fashion Week recently and a certain amount of it is valid; location-wise it’s all-over the place, the cost to put on shows is prohibitive, the sponsorships of yesteryear are gone, and so forth. On the other hand, for those of us ‘mature’ enough to remember back to the 80’s and 90’s, New York fashion has always been a tale of two cities; uptown chic versus downtown […]

  • Educating fashion students on sustainability: Polytechnic University of Madrid, H&M continue collaboration
    by (Alicia Reyes Sarmiento) on 22/02/2024 at 17:55

    From left to right, looks by: Claudia Morales, César Equisoain and Silvia Martín. Credits: Image courtesy of CSDMM/H&M The school of fashion design of Madrid (CSDMM) at the Polytechnic University of Madrid has partnered with H&M for the third consecutive year in launching a programme to promote sustainable fashion. This initiative offers students the chance to develop relevant skills and contribute to positive change in the fashion industry. Under the guidance of designer Juan Vidal, […]

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talent FW24: Peter Sposito’s winning collection
    by (FashionUnited) on 22/02/2024 at 17:32

    In Pictures Peter Sposito Studio FW24, 'The RTW Couture'. Credits: Ifema Madrid. Last Sunday, February 18, Peter Sposito won the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talent award for the FW24 collection of his eponymous brand Peter Sposito Studio at MBFW Madrid. In this article, FashionUnited highlights the winning collection of MBFW Madrid’s most recent Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talent, Peter Sposito. Designed under the title of ‘The RTW [Ready-to-Wear] Couture’, and with the use of clear fluid and […]

  • Anti-fur activists target Max Mara, Fendi at Milan Fashion Week
    by (AFP) on 22/02/2024 at 14:58

    Fendi Fall Winter 2024, Ready to Wear Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Milan - Animal activists have fashion brands squarely in their sights this Milan Fashion Week, hoping to pressure Italian brands Max Mara and Fendi to give up fur in future collections. An activist from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) stormed the Fendi runway on Wednesday brandishing a sign saying "Animals are NOT clothing". And a coalition of pro-animal groups stepped up their campaign on Thursday […]

  • LVMH launches media company, 22 Montaigne Entertainment
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 22/02/2024 at 14:23

    LVMH launches media company 22 Montaigne Credits: LVMH LVMH is launching 22 Montaigne Entertainment, a platform for developing film, TV, and audio productions across its luxury brand portfolio. The name is derived from the company’s Paris headquarters. Partnering with Superconnector Studios, a company based in California, LVMH aims to co-develop and co-produce entertainment properties that highlight the narratives of its portfolio brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Bulgari. The news was […]

  • Swiss sports brand On enters Sports Direct stores
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 22/02/2024 at 12:06

    On flagship store in Paris. Credits: On Running Sports Direct has added Swiss sportswear and footwear brand On to its in-store offering, building on the Frasers Group-owned retailer’s attempts to cater to a wider running-centric consumer. As part of the deal, and as reported on by various media outlets, On products will become available in a number of Sports Direct flagships throughout the country, and will be rolled out into further stores later in the year. Commenting on the news in a […]

  • In Pictures: Tyler, The Creator collaborates with Louis Vuitton on spring capsule
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 22/02/2024 at 11:45

    Louis Vuitton spring 2024 men’s capsule collection by Tyler, the Creator. Credits: Louis Vuitton In Pictures Building on Pharrell Williams’ vision for Louis Vuitton, the musician-turned-men’s creative director for the luxury brand invited his friend and fellow artist Tyler, The Creator to collaborate on the design of a collection for the house. As such, Tyler, The Creator worked on Louis Vuitton’s spring 2024 capsule men’s collection, bringing together the latter’s “dandy […]

  • Ruffles, feathers and crochet: Madrid turns craftsmanship into a trend
    by (Ole Spötter) on 22/02/2024 at 11:36

    In Pictures Evade House (FW24) ar Madrid Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight The collections of this season's Madrid Fashion Week were centred around handcrafted details, the cultural background of Spain and were often linked to occasion and bridal fashion. Some elements regularly return season-after-season to the Spanish fashion event, while others spiced up the overall look and feel of the occasion. While out and about in the Spanish capital, FashionUnited took a closer […]

  • Kanye West reveals Super Bowl ad brought in nearly 20 million dollars
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 22/02/2024 at 10:24

    Scene from the "Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga" video game Credits: Gap Inc. Controversial rapper and entrepreneur Kanye West has once again made headlines after revealing an unconventional ad during the Super Bowl to promote his merchandise. In the commercial, West is seen filming himself on an iPhone in the back of a vehicle, while calling on viewers to visit his e-commerce store,, where he said he has “got some shoes and that’s it”, before the clip cuts out. The setup […]

  • Uniqlo launches collection in partnership with Tate Modern
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 22/02/2024 at 10:21

    Uniqlo and Tate unveil "Curated by Tate" t-shirt collection Credits: Courtesy Uniqlo Japanese high street giant Uniqlo has unveiled a "Curated by Tate" 2024 Spring/Summer Collection, marking the inaugural collaboration between the Fast Retailing-owned company and Tate Modern museum. Rooted in the ethos that "Play is for everyone," the LifeWear collection showcases four vibrant artworks embodying the spirit of play. Available from February 2024, this collaboration stems from a longstanding […]

  • Y/Project strategically cancels Paris Fashion Week show
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 22/02/2024 at 09:51

    Y/Project SS24. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Y/Project, a now regular fixture on the Paris Fashion Week schedule, has made the last minute decision to cancel its show for the season, citing “uncertain times” as the reason. The Parisian label led by designer Glenn Martens, which was initially scheduled to unveil its collection March 3, announced the news to WWD, to which it added that it was instead looking to focus on securing internal investments while reallocating resources to […]

  • At Fendi, stealth wealth is here to stay
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 22/02/2024 at 09:48

    Fendi clp F24 042 Credits: Spotlight Launchmetrics A year shy of its centenary birthday, Fendi has begun to amp up its profile, and Kim Jones, the brand’s artistic director of couture and womenswear, may have showed his best collection yet for the Italian luxury house. “I was looking at 1984 in the Fendi archives. The sketches reminded me of London during that period: the Blitz Kids, the New Romantics, the adoption of workwear, aristocratic style, Japanese style,” Jones said. “It was a […]

  • Yoox Net-a-Porter launches virtual try-on pilot for Mr P.
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 22/02/2024 at 09:44

    Mr P. spring 2024 collection Credits: Yoox Net-a-Porter Online luxury retail group Yoox Net-a-Porter has launched its first virtual try-on experience for apparel for Mr Porter’s private label for menswear Mr P. The pilot aims to utilise virtual try-on technology to offer customers a bespoke and seamless way to determine their best size and fit for designs within the Mr P. collection. The technology is being rolled out across 90 styles from Mr P.’s permanent collection on Mr Porter, […]

  • Couturier Alexandre Vauthier seeking buyer
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 22/02/2024 at 09:29

    Alexandre Vauthier at the finale of his brand's FW23 Haute Couture show. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Parisian couture house Alexandre Vauthier is reportedly looking for a buyer after a judicial administration procedure was launched by the Commercial Court of Paris earlier this week. The process, which comes against the backdrop of a difficult financial period for the fashion industry as a whole, began in mid-November, when the house was put into default before now transitioning into […]

  • Tomorrow Ltd acquires 100 percent of A-Cold-Wall
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 22/02/2024 at 09:09

    A-Cold-Wall FW22 collection presentation. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Now 12 years into the lifespan of A-Cold-Wall and its founder Samuel Ross has revealed that the sportswear label has been fully acquired by former minority partner Tomorrow Ltd. Ross announced the news in an interview with Vogue Business, in which he stated that the long-spanning relationship with Tomorrow had been “amicable and fair”. He continued: “The terms of the sale reflect a strong future for […]

  • On course for expansion: Skims prepares to enter the Netherlands
    by (Pia Schulz) on 22/02/2024 at 08:53

    Kim Kardashian in Skims campaign. Credits: Skims US underwear brand Skims is coming to the Netherlands and will soon be available in the country's fashion department store, De Bijenkorf. From 26 February, reality star and co-founder Kim Kardashian's underwear will be available in Rotterdam and Amsterdam as well as in the retailer's online store, De Bijenkorf announced in an interview with Kardashian. In the publication, Kardashian emphasised her delight at the collaboration with a major […]

  • Authentic partners with Aldo Group for Hunter bags
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 22/02/2024 at 08:45

    Hunter Credits: Authentic Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), the global brand development, marketing, and entertainment platform, has announced a long-term partnership with the fashion retailer and wholesaler Aldo Group for British heritage footwear and accessories brand Hunter, which it acquired in 2023. In a statement, Authentic said that the Aldo Group will take on the design, production and distribution of Hunter bag products and small leather goods for women and men in the US and […]

  • The world's largest anti-fur campaign calls on Max Mara to cut out fur
    by (Simone Preuss) on 22/02/2024 at 08:42

    Humane Society International and Fur Free Alliance team up on Max Mara campaign to ban fur. Credits: Humane Society International/Fur Free Alliance. At the start of fashion week in Milan and ahead of the upcoming fashion week in Paris, the animal welfare organisations Humane Society International and USA as well as the Fur Free Alliance, which together represent organisations in more than 35 countries, have joined forces. Their aim: to persuade the Max Mara Fashion Group to abandon fur in […]

  • Veldskoen Shoes opens headquarters in the US
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 22/02/2024 at 08:33

    Veldskoen Shoes Credits: Veldskoen Shoes South African footwear brand Veldskoen Shoes, known for its eco-friendly and ethically crafted shoes, has announced expansion in the US with the opening of its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. In a statement, Veldskoen Shoes said that the opening marks a strategic move to enhance its presence in the North American market to support its ambitious growth plans, which include partnering with new retail outlets, boosting its online presence, and increasing […]

  • Poundland owner Pepco ceases operations in Austria
    by (Ole Spötter) on 22/02/2024 at 08:30

    Exterior of Pepco store in Barcelona. Credits: Pepco. Just two years on from its entry into the region, UK-headquartered Pepco Group NV is discontinuing its business activities in Austria. The retail group, which operated 73 budget stores of the same name in the country, came to the decision after an ongoing and thorough review of its performance concluded that the market did not meet its expectations, Pepco announced earlier this week. The company, which also owns UK-based Poundland and […]

  • Milan's latest Fashion Hub, an innovative space to foster talent, is open to the public
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 22/02/2024 at 08:27

    Milan Fashion Hub Credits: Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana’s Fashion Hub is taking place alongside Milan Fashion Week. The influential space aims to foster innovative projects and talents during the city’s biannual fashion weeks and is open to the public. Supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation and the Italian Trade Agency, the Fashion Hub is located in Palazzo Giureconsulti, and will feature initiatives such […]

  • Fashion's Next Frontier: The Rise of Connected Experiences
    by (Guest Contributor) on 22/02/2024 at 08:25

    Miu Miu Pop-Up at Isetan Shinjuku. Credits: Picture courtesy of Miu Miu. In an increasingly digitally dominated era, the fashion category is driving a profound shift in retail, delivering connected experiences that transcend traditional boundaries. No longer is it just about the product. Brands like Louis Vuitton are redefining the physical space as a platform for cohesive storytelling, engaging consumers, and celebrating a seamless brand narrative. Written by Tim Nash, Head of Ignite at […]

  • Bondi Sands appoints first-ever chief tanning officer
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 22/02/2024 at 08:20

    Colt Paulsen, chief tanning officer at Bondi Sands Credits: Bondi Sands Beauty Australian tanning brand Bondi Sands has appointed Colt Paulsen, better known as the ‘Gay Man With A Spray Tan’ on social media, as its first-ever chief tanning officer (CTO). Paulsen, who has more than one million followers on social media, will join the Australian tanning brand's executive leadership team “to bring fresh vision and foresight with bronze-coloured glasses”. He will serve as a brand […]

  • Hot Topic names first-ever chief style officer for Social Collision
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 22/02/2024 at 08:10

    Hot Topic names Actress Xochitl Gomez as chief style officer for in-house fashion brand Social Collision Credits: Hot Topic Hot Topic, the retail destination for music, entertainment, and pop culture merchandise, has named actress Xochitl Gomez as its first-ever chief style officer for its in-house brand, Social Collision. Gomez, who starred as the face and stylist of Hot Topic's 2023 Back-To-School campaign, has been brought on to bring her “unique style and Gen-Z flair to the Social […]

  • Wolverine Worldwide Q4 revenues decline by 20.8 percent
    by (Prachi Singh) on 22/02/2024 at 04:54

    Wolverine Worldwide Credits: Wolverine Worldwide via Business Wire Wolverine Worldwide’s fourth quarter revenue of 526.7 million dollars, declined 20.8 percent versus the prior year and declined 21.3 percent on a constant currency basis. Revenue from the ongoing business for the quarter was 521.2 million dollars and declined 18.4 percent on a constant currency basis. Revenue for the full year of 2,242.9 million dollars, declined 16.5 percent and 16.3 percent on a constant currency basis. […]

  • UDIT presents fashion show 'The Eternal' at MBFW Madrid, a conversation with the students
    by (Alicia Reyes Sarmiento) on 21/02/2024 at 16:08

    INTERVIEW UDIT student fashion show. February 2024 edition. Credits: UDIT The collaborative collection presentation between Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the students of the University of Design, Innovation, and Technology of Madrid (UDIT), was a must-see event during the city’s fashion week, MBFW Madrid, which wrapped up this past Sunday. At the FW24 edition, the synergy between the museum and the university materialised in ‘The Eternal’, a collection inspired by […]

  • Video: Michael Kors FW24
    by (FashionUnited) on 21/02/2024 at 15:33

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  • Video: Coach FW24
    by (FashionUnited) on 21/02/2024 at 15:05

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  • SS24 Our Sister: Grasping a carefree illusion
    by (Press Club) on 21/02/2024 at 14:32

    Credits: Our Sister The world's most popular pool paint is goes by the name 'tropical turquoise'. And if needed, we’ll add an extra dose of chloride to ensure we maintain that perfect light-blue colour. Sun rays, palm trees, a refreshing breeze. When British painter David Hockney created the painting 'Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)' in California, 1972, he probably had no idea that he would forever define the atmosphere of the swimming pool. When Hockney moved to sunny […]

  • SS24 Castart: Grasping a carefree illusion
    by (Press Club) on 21/02/2024 at 14:26

    Credits: Castart The world's most popular pool paint is goes by the name 'tropical turquoise'. And if needed, we’ll add an extra dose of chloride to ensure we maintain that perfect light-blue colour. Sun rays, palm trees, a refreshing breeze. When British painter David Hockney created the painting 'Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)' in California, 1972, he probably had no idea that he would forever define the atmosphere of the swimming pool. When Hockney moved to sunny California […]

  • LFW AW24: All-aboard SRVC’s London commute
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 21/02/2024 at 14:20

    SRVC's Ricky Wesley Harriott Credits: SRVC InterviewA standout moment from this season’s London Fashion Week had to be attending a fashion show on an iconic red London double-decker bus to see SRVC present its autumn/winter 2024 collection inspired by the morning commute on return from a tropical holiday. SRVC (pronounced 'service', ed.) was founded in 2021 under the creative direction of designer Ricky Wesley Harriott to address the needs of the modern woman by exploring innovation and […]

  • New York FW24– Key Colors and Fabrics: red, brown and lots of fluff
    by (Jayne Mountford) on 21/02/2024 at 13:05

    NYFW FW24 main image Credits: NYFW FW24/Launchmetrics Spotlight New York Fashion Week for FW24 ran from Thursday, February 9 through Wednesday, February 14 with 50 designers participating. Despite strong competition for viral social media time from The Super Bowl LVIII, NYFW held its own. Arguably, the most talked about show was Raul Lopez’s ‘metrosexual’ show for Luar. Beyonce at Luar FW24 Credits: Luar FW24/Launchmetrics Spotlight Beyoncé sat front row with mother Tina and sister […]

  • Lanvin Group manages to achieve marginal sales growth
    by (Prachi Singh) on 21/02/2024 at 12:57

    Lanvin flagship in New York Credits: Lanvin Lanvin Group reported revenues of 426 million euros, a 1 percent increase versus 2022. Commenting on the company’s performance, Eric Chan, CEO of Lanvin Group, said: "2023 was a year full of macroeconomic headwinds and global challenges. A softening second half saw the luxury fashion industry in a position it has not been in, in quite some time. Therefore, I am pleased to report that Lanvin Group maintained growth for the year." Review of Lanvin […]

  • Gildan posts increase in Q4 sales and earnings
    by (Prachi Singh) on 21/02/2024 at 12:40

    Gildan Activewear in Honduras Credits: Gildan Activewear Gildan Activewear generated sales of 783 million dollars, up 9 percent for the fourth quarter and operating margins of 22.8 percent. GAAP and adjusted diluted EPS for the quarter of 89 cents and 75 cents, increased by 89 percent and 15 percent, respectively, marking the resumption of quarterly EPS growth. The company also announced a dividend increase of 10 percent for 2024 amounting to 0.205 cents per share, payable on April 8, 2024, to […]

  • Asda’s Little Angels brand expands into kidswear
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 21/02/2024 at 12:05

    Little Angels gender-neutral kidswear collection Credits: Little Angels/George at Asda In Pictures Asda’s award-winning range of baby care and food, Little Angels, has expanded into George at Asda with a new clothing range. The gender-neutral kidswear range features bright uplifting colours combined with on-trend prints and slogans designed “to bring a playful offering to customers with the same value that the Asda brand is famous for”. The 22-piece collection has been designed in line […]

  • Against a backdrop of challenging times, young designers triumph at London Fashion Week
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 21/02/2024 at 11:37

    Chet Lo LFW AW24 Credits: Courtesy Chet Lo Since its inception in a Kensington car park in 1984, London Fashion Week has undergone significant transformations. In those early days, with established fashion calendars in New York, Milan, and Paris, British designers, particularly those fresh out of school, found themselves lacking both outlets and budgets to showcase their collections. While London is now renowned as a hotbed of young creative talent, financial struggles persist for many […]

  • New Designers: London's most established graduate design showcase championing the future of design since 1985
    by (Partner) on 21/02/2024 at 10:58

    Credits: New Designers New Designers is an annual exhibition that brings together the very best graduate design talent from across the UK. Providing two unforgettable weeks of incredible design discovery, New Designers breaks the boundaries between the different disciplines, showcasing the work of over 3,000 talented graduates, including textiles artists, graphic designers, furniture makers, Ceramicists and more creative makers. New Designers is aimed at professionals in the design industry, […]

  • Madrid Fashion Week FW24: cheerful celebrations until the gloom
    by (Ole Spötter) on 21/02/2024 at 10:55

    Agatha Ruiz de la Pradas FW24-Show Photo: MBFW Madrid Sequins, ruffles, shimmer, and fluid fabrics dominated the most recent edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFW Madrid), essentials for a society that loves celebrations like Spain's. The event took place from February 14 to February 18 in the Spanish capital. When it comes to the collections presented on the Madrid runway, craftsmanship and attention to detail were evident in evening and bridal gowns, but also in prêt-à-porter […]

  • FS Live Webinar: FW 24/25 Women's Fashion Week Insights
    by (Partner) on 21/02/2024 at 10:37

    Fashion Snoops Banner Credits: Fashion Snoops Join FS' experts for a live recap of the key insights from the most recent fashion weeks. This comprehensive webinar will explore leading trends in women’s and accessories, including themes, colors, key items, materials, pattern + graphics, and details. Speakers: Melissa Moylan, VP of Womenswear Nia Silva, Director of Materials Lisa McCandless, Creative Director of Pattern + Graphics Anush Mirbegian, Director of Footwear and Accessories Péter […]

  • Milan Fashion Week kicks off despite an uncertain outlook for luxury
    by (AFP) on 21/02/2024 at 10:22

    (From left to right) Iceberg, Alabama Muse and Maison Yoshiki FW24 runway shows at Milan fashion week. Credits: Launchmetrics Milan - Milan Fashion Week kicked off its runway shows Wednesday with the fashion set tackling a fresh round of sashaying, posing and air-kissing -- even amid an uncertain outlook for luxury. On the first day of women's shows, two anti-fur activists stormed the Fendi catwalk before being forcibly removed, while outside the venues, traffic snarled as hundreds of […]

  • First vegan bag maker starts in Germany
    by (Simone Preuss) on 21/02/2024 at 10:09

    Vegan hand bags by Melina Bucher. Credits: Elmar Witt German label Melina Bucher has recently opened its own master bag maker's workshop. What is remarkable about this is that it specialises entirely in vegan and bio-based materials. The term “bag maker” refers to people who specialise in working with leather, which traditionally means animal leather. At Melina Bucher, however, traditional craftsmanship is combined with pioneering technologies and the workshop uses new, vegan materials […]

  • Hoff taps Newmark Retail to support European expansion
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 21/02/2024 at 09:16

    Hoff store Credits: Hoff Spanish fashion and footwear brand Hoff has appointed strategic retail property advisor Newmark Retail UK & EMEA to support its national and international retail growth strategy. Hoff has tapped Newmark Retail to support its expansion in key European markets and to secure stores in the UK, France, Spain, Portugal and Benelux to meet the growing demand for its colourful collection of trainers. Ana Mendi, director at Newmark Retail UK & EMEA, said in a statement: […]

  • Inside the technology of Beyoncé's new haircare brand Cécred
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 21/02/2024 at 09:14

    Cécred haircare brand from Beyoncé Credits: Cécred Beauty Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has launched a new haircare brand, which draws inspiration from hair rituals from global cultures and features patent-pending technology and fermentation for visible strength, moisture, and shine for textured hair. Called ‘Cécred,’ the haircare line has been years in the making and aims to deliver “what hair craves,” with rich conditioners and fortifying protein formulas […]

  • EssilorLuxottica and Michael Kors renew licensing partnership for a minimum 5 years
    by (DPA) on 21/02/2024 at 08:50

    Credits: Image: Pharrell Williams in sunglasses from his Moncler collection EssilorLuxottica (ESLOF.PK) and Michael Kors Wednesday said they have renewed their licensing partnership to develop and sell frames and sunglasses under the Michael Kors brand. The renewal, which is for a period of 5 years with an option for 5-year extension, will be effective from January 1, 2025, when the current agreement expires. The early renewal, coming almost a year before the expiration of the current […]

  • Moss is returning to Scotland with new Edinburgh flagship
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 21/02/2024 at 08:43

    Moss Jermyn Street store Credits: Moss Menswear and formalwear brand Moss, formerly known as Moss Boss, is re-entering the Scottish market next month with a new rebranded store in Edinburgh's St James Quarter. Opening on March 7, the new Moss store spans 2,372 square feet and will showcase “an innovative retail concept that combines modern design with timeless elegance”. It will house the brand’s tailoring options and its custom-made service, allowing customers to create a bespoke suit […]

  • Arsenal launches fashion collection designed by Naomi Brady
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 21/02/2024 at 08:41

    Arsenal Hale End collection Credits: Arsenal In Pictures Arsenal football club have launched a fashion line inspired by its Hale End academy created by young designer Naomi Brady. The 10-piece collection aims to celebrate “future brilliance on and off the pitch” and features a windbreaker jacket, sweatshirt, and hoodie. The line was created by Brady, a South Londoner who was discovered as part of an extensive scouting process “after showing a strong understanding of London […]

  • bbase launches State of The Vision 25-26 - an Experiential and Immersive Eyewear Fashion Trend Forecast
    by (Partner) on 21/02/2024 at 07:41

    Credits: bbase Design Group bbase Design Group, a pioneering force in eyewear fashion, is proud to announce the release of State of the Vision 25-26, their latest forecast shaping the future of eyewear. Credits: bbase Design Group This year's edition introduces two concepts that represent innovative and culturally rich themes : Naturalism and Culturalism. These themes showcase the brand's commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional eyewear design through the lens of digital […]

  • Item of the week: the micro shorts
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 21/02/2024 at 06:05

    (From left) Rains, Lofty Manner and JJXX. Credits: FashionUnited Marketplace. What it is: Move aside Miu Miu mini skirts, this summer it will be all about the micro shorts. The itsy bitsy hot pants were front and centre for SS24 collections, some in barely there cuts, others with retro-inspired waistlines. While celebs were stoking the flames of the micro shorts last year, their prevalence on the runway for the coming season only hints at their continued influence for the year ahead, as they […]

  • Thom Browne vs Adidas: A look into the law behind the battle of the stripes
    by (Guest Contributor) on 21/02/2024 at 06:05

    Designer Thom Browne will be in court in the United States in early 2023 in the dispute over the stripes. Credits: Michael M. Santiago / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images vía AFP.Earlier in January, the next stage in Adidas’ lawsuit against Thom Browne unfolded, another decision in the evolving “battle of the stripes” saga, a story that Dutch law firm Köster had also been following. There has long been a dispute between Thom Browne and Adidas over the stripes, with several […]

  • Clare Swindell joins John Lewis board as non-executive director
    by (Prachi Singh) on 21/02/2024 at 05:00

    Clare Swindell Credits: John Lewis Partnership The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Clare Swindell as a non-executive director and chair of the audit and risk committee. She succeeds Nicky Dulieu, who stepped down in December 2023. Swindell, the company said in a statement, is a highly experienced finance professional and has spent much of her career in retail. She was co-chief executive officer for Camelot until January 2024, having joined as chief financial officer in 2017 before being […]

  • Senior fashion: Over 60s will soon be a key consumer group
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 20/02/2024 at 17:33

    Fashion brands are increasingly directing their focus toward the 60+ age demographic, recognizing it as a substantial and economically influential market segment. The primary allure lies in the considerable disposable income and spending power of this group, making them an appealing target for brands aiming for growth. Traditionally overlooked by fashion brands, which tend to market their collections to Millennials and Gen Z, the most obvious gap exists in the average age of haute couture […]

  • AW24: LCF presents MA graduating class as its East Bank campus makes LFW debut
    by (Veerle Versteeg) on 20/02/2024 at 17:32

    PICTURES Pun Pattanakulkumjorn AW24 womenswear collection, London Fashion Week. Credits: Image courtesy of London College of Fashion/ UAL. On Friday, February 16, the graduating womenswear and menswear students of the master programme in fashion design technology at London College of Fashion (LCF), University of the Arts London (UAL), presented their collections on the runway of London Fashion Week (LFW) autumn/winter 2024. This presentation of this year’s LCF graduating class of […]

  • The UK's best cities for sustainable shopping revealed
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 20/02/2024 at 17:09

    Black Tulip unveils UK's best sustainable shopping cities Credits: Black Tulip The fast-fashion sector churns out over 92 million tonnes of textile waste annually, which at the very least poses significant environmental threats. However, recent studies indicate a shifting consumer mindset in the UK, with more than half expressing a desire for eco-friendly shopping in 2024. Searches for slow fashion have surged by 130 percent since January 2023, signaling a growing inclination toward conscious […]

  • THREEDEEMEE Is Developing VTO Technology for Exact Digital Twins, Tackling Fashions Environmental Cost of Returns
    by (Press Club) on 20/02/2024 at 15:45

    Credits: THREEDEEMEE THREEDEEMEE (TDM) is a creative powerhouse breaking the boundaries of what’s possible. With a vision of a future where fashion fits all, and a mission to empower customers to shop with confidence and convenience in a new era of experiential shopping. TDM is more than just an animation studio creating fashion-forward animations and graphics. To address the issue of e-commerce returns due to incorrect fit, currently 64% of consumers return clothing purchased online because […]

  • Downton Abbey, Peaky Blinders and more: 60 film costumes to go up for auction
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 20/02/2024 at 14:06

    In Pictures Downtown Abbey group shot. Credits: and Kerry Taylor Auctions. Cosprop and Kerry Taylor Auctions have announced that they are preparing to host an auction of iconic film and television costumes running from February 22 to March 10, during which time a live auction will also take place on March 5 where pieces will also be available to bid on. All of the 60 items – some costumes, some film memorabilia – derive from the archives of costume house […]

  • Beyoncé’s haircare brand officially launches
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 20/02/2024 at 13:14

    Cécred's Foundation Collection. Credits: Cécred. Cécred, the new haircare brand of singer-turned-entrepreneur Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, has officially launched, bringing to the market eight products designed to pay homage to hair rituals from global cultures. The line has dropped with the initial Foundation Collection, featuring a variety of treatments including a Hydrating Shampoo, Reconstructing Treatment Mask, Moisture Sealing Lotion and a Patent-Pending Bioactive Keratin Ferment. On […]

  • Naumy's success story: Behind the scenes of a rising fast fashion powerhouse
    by (Diane Vanderschelden) on 20/02/2024 at 12:56

    Model wearing yellow puffer jacket. Credits: Unsplash. Naumy's name is on everyone's lips. The French fashion budget retailer, offering a wide range for women, men, and children, has made a notable entrance into the market by daring to compete with Shein and Primark. With the ambition to open 100 stores in France and the recent inauguration of three stores in Belgium, Naumy eventually intends to expand across Europe and potentially globally. Who does Naumy target? Although Naumy's online […]

  • Björn Borg’s European footwear licensee enters into restructuring
    by (Prachi Singh) on 20/02/2024 at 12:53

    Björn Borg store Credits: Björn Borg press room Björn Borg’s footwear licence partner Serve&Volley, subsidiary of Unlimited Footwear Group, has initiated restructuring proceedings in the Netherlands. Serve&Volley is responsible for design and distribution of Björn Borg shoes in Europe, except Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Commenting on the development, Björn Borg CEO Henrik Bunge said: “We had already started a review with the aim of potentially taking over the footwear […]

  • Susan Fang unveils Victoria’s Secret collaboration at LFW
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/02/2024 at 12:49

    In Pictures Susan Fang AW24 collection Credits: Susan Fang London and Shanghai-based Canadian Chinese designer Susan Fang unveiled a collaboration with lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret during her autumn/winter 2024 catwalk show during London Fashion Week and announced an upcoming collection with retailer & Other Stories. The Victoria’s Secret x Susan Fang collection showcased a line of intimates, sleepwear and outerwear designed to “encapsulate the beautiful wishes of love and […]

  • A year of sport: Zalando's plans for 2024
    by (Pia Schulz) on 20/02/2024 at 12:44

    A year of sports at Zalando. Credits: Zalando The Berlin-based online retailer Zalando SE is preparing to focus on sportswear. The decisions comes had of the array of major sporting events set to take place in Europe over 2024, including the UEFA European Championship. As such, and in light of the busy sports calendar for this year, Zalando is also focusing on the sports category and last week announced a new partnership with the Swiss brand On and the launch of an 'Adaptive Sports […]

  • Burberry's cloth has always weathered storms, but can the brand rise to the challenge?
    by (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 20/02/2024 at 12:42

    Burberry AW24 collection Credits: Burberry A cadre of British models graced the Burberry runway on Monday evening, with Agyness Deyn opening the show, fresh out of fashion retirement. Ms. Deyn, an embodiment of British cool in the late 2000s, adorned numerous covers with her iconic blonde pixie hair. This era coincided with Burberry's creative direction under Christopher Bailey, where Englishness and heritage were the defining elements before a shift towards luxury streetwear, marked by new […]

  • Unlimited Footwear Group BV in suspension of payment
    by (Sylvana Lijbaart) on 20/02/2024 at 12:35

    Bullboxer, het eigen merk van de Unlimited Footwear Group Credits: Unlimited Footwear Group The Dutch footwear company Unlimited Footwear Group B.V., which operates under the name The Heritage Footwear Company, has obtained a moratorium on payments according to the public insolvency register. If a company is no longer able to pay its invoices, it can apply to the court for a moratorium. This means that the fashion company may suspend or, more precisely, postpone the payment of debts that […]

  • Wolford sales marginally increase in 2023
    by (Prachi Singh) on 20/02/2024 at 12:34

    Wolford store Credits: Wolford Wolford announced that sales amounted to 126.9 million euros in the fiscal year 2023, corresponding to an increase of 1 percent compared to the previous year. In an unaudited results statement, Wolford said, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region reported growth of 32 percent, while North America experienced 2 percent growth at a constant exchange rate. However, the company added that North America reported a slight decrease when considering the current exchange rate, […]

  • Alphatauri, Calvin Klein and Mango Among Brands to Attend PI Apparel Europe 2024
    by (Partner) on 20/02/2024 at 12:32

    Credits: PI Apparel Did someone say Italian shores? PI Apparel did! Returning for their European flagship event this March, PI Apparel lands at the beautiful Lake Maggiore on 12th March to deliver two days of immersive experiences in which key players in the apparel industry will join forces. For 10 years, this event has been the touchstone for thought leaders from across the world to explore the technological changes revolutionising the industry. That’s right, 10 years! Can you remember […]

  • Prada Group joins Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Fashion Task Force
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 20/02/2024 at 11:50

    Prada Group joins the Sustainable Markets Initiative. Credits: Prada Group. Italian luxury conglomerate Prada Group has announced that it has joined the Fashion Task Force of King Charles III’s Sustainable Markets Initiative, an organisation the British monarch founded in 2020 when he was Prince of Wales. The task force, which is chaired by former chairman and CEO of YNAP, Frederico Marchetti, aims to develop and accelerate “action-oriented solutions across the global fashion, textile […]

  • Superdry reportedly in talks with US investor to go private
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 20/02/2024 at 11:38

    Superdry showroom in Berlin. Credits: Superdry Struggling British retailer Superdry is believed to be in talks with the owner of Oak Furnitureland, Davidson Kempner, as it reportedly looks for options to take the business private. The US investor is understood to be one of the parties that has been approached by Superdry founder Julian Dunkerton, according to Sky News, who is attempting to secure an offer for the retail chain amid a turbulent financial period. The media outlet, which did not […]

  • Moda In Pelle launch sporting chic Spring/Summer 2024 collection
    by (Press Club) on 20/02/2024 at 11:16

    Credits: ADALAYA Luxury footwear brand Moda In Pelle has launched its SS24 collection featuring trendsetting sports-luxe styles ahead of the Paris Olympics taking place later this year. The heart of the ‘Game On’ campaign dives into a world where the ordinary becomes extraordinary with the collection itself curated with the fashion-forward in mind. Inspired by styles seen on the SS24 runways last year, the collection is set to be bang on trend for the year ahead. Featuring a clean colour […]

  • From maximalism to LBDs: What reigned on the People’s Choice Awards blue carpet
    by (Rachel Douglass) on 20/02/2024 at 11:11

    In Pictures Halle Bailey arrives to The Barker Hangar on February 18, 2024 Credits: Rich Polk/NBC While many of the events during awards season often require ‘business formal’ attire and see a string of Hollywood elite take to the red carpet in typically sleek and classy wares, the dress code for the People’s Choice Awards is decidedly less rigid, and therefore offers a more disparate range in dress choice. For its 2024 edition, a slew of celebrities of a different calibre – from […]

  • Tesco launches dedicated menopause section in stores
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/02/2024 at 11:00

    Beauty Tesco menopause-friendly product display Credits: Tesco Supermarket Tesco is trialling a new menopause-friendly section in selected stores, designed to help customers find dedicated products to help manage their symptoms and highlight other items that are safe to use when menopausal. The move comes as Tesco joins forces with GenM, an awareness collective that empowers brands to transform how women search, source and shop when going through the menopause. The M-tick, the world’s […]

  • Authentic taps Source Sport for Reebok to expand in the UK and Ireland
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/02/2024 at 10:45

    Credits: Reebok Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), the global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform, is partnering with Source Sport Limited T/A Sports Hub Group, a brand licensee for its sportswear Reebok brand to expand in the UK and Ireland. In a statement, Authentic said that Source Sport will manufacture and distribute Reebok branded football and basketball team training apparel, uniforms, sportswear, training accessories and souvenirs for men, women, boys and girls in […]

  • LFW AW24: Menswear brand Derrick makes catwalk debut
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/02/2024 at 10:25

    Derrick AW24 collection Credits: Derrick In Pictures London-based menswear brand Derrick from Central Saint Martins graduate Luke Derrick offered a sleek and elevated display of tailoring for his catwalk debut at London Fashion Week. Entitled ‘Nightwalking,’ the autumn/winter 2024 collection took inspiration from Derrick’s 12-minute nightly walks from his studio in Bethnal Green back to his flat in Spitalfields, East London. Derrick AW24 collection Credits: Derrick In the show […]

  • Burberry closes out LFW AW24
    by (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/02/2024 at 09:40

    Burberry AW24 collection Credits: Burberry In Pictures British heritage brand Burberry closed out the autumn/winter 2024 season of London Fashion Week with an outdoorsy catwalk showcase in a giant circus-like tent in Victoria Park, East London. For AW24, creative director Daniel Lee continued to lean into Burberry’s outdoor and nature connections, as well as the landscapes and people of the UK and Ireland. The collection offered a more elegant sophistication, centred around protection and […]