UK retailers are making the most of the opportunities presented by social media, but some are doing better than others at this and a new ranking shows that Dr Martens is the top British vendor on Instagram.
After 30 days of shows that began on the Bund in Shanghai with Tommy Hilfiger and ended in Paris in the Louvre with Louis Vuitton, we rate the 12 most beautiful and influential shows of the international season.
Looks like Nicolas Ghesquière may, finally, be about to open his own fashion label. Though perhaps not next season. This weekend on French TV, he suggested creating his own brand was “much closer to reality.”
A travelling exhibition exploring the designer’s work, and an documentary giving fans an inside look into his creative process have contributed to pre-tax profits falling by almost 30% at the company in 2017.
As head of Germany and senior vice president, Martina Bovenkerk will be responsible for the business in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on driving growth at the US luxury brand in line with its EMEA strategy.
The Burberry Foundation is launching the first in-school arts and culture programme of its scope and scale in partnership with The Hepworth Wakefield, Northern Ballet, Leeds Playhouse and Leeds Young Film.
The luxury end of the market is outperforming the UK fashion market and while sales to international shoppers have been in decline after the boost that they gained from the Brexit vote, that declined eased in August.
Hedi Slimane presented his first show for Celine on October 1st. Both praised and harshly criticised, the designer chose to respond to his critics with a statement broadcast on TMC's "5 minutes de mode".