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H&M names 10 Global Change Award winners, has doubled the prize fund
It’s been a busy few weeks for award winner announcements and on Thursday, H&M Group named the winners of its Global Change Award, its “early-stage innovation challenge seeking bright minds that can transform fashion”.
Interview: Hamilton + Hare's eight steps to brand-creation success
Celebrating its 10th anniversary next year, upscale menswear business Hamilton & Hare has become a fixture on London’s Chiltern Street.
Cifonelli returns as the official tailor of the 24 Heures of Le Mans
Cifonelli is set to return as the official tailor of the 24 Heures of Le Mans during its 100th Anniversary.
The Amiri Prize opens to international applicants for second edition
The Amiri Prize, a fashion award and incubator, has announced the launch of its second edition, opening applications for the first time to international applicants.
Neiman Marcus sees revenues, earnings plunge on promotions
Neiman Marcus Group revenues for the third quarter fell 9% to $1 billion, on the back of increased promotional activity used to offset weaker demand for luxury goods, according to a Bloomberg report.
AZ Factory opens pop-up in Paris
The house founded by Alber Elbaz is opening a pop-up in the Marais district in Paris with a fun, summery vibe, featuring collaborations by its "Amigos".
Farfetch's There Was One in womenswear collab with Lisa Folawiyo
Farfetch has announced the latest high-profile launch for its There Was One brand. It’s a collab with Lisa Folawiyo with an exclusive capsule collection available only via the luxury fashion e-tailer.
High acquired by three Italian investors via Strava
The former premium casual chic women's ready-to-wear brand of the Italian Stefanel group, whose first market is France with nine single-brand shops, is looking to accelerate under the aegis of its new owner Strava.
Wales Bonner scoops another prize, wins 2023's BFC/GQ Designer Fashion Fund
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has named Grace Wales Bonner, founder of the Wales Bonner fashion label, as the winner of the 2023 BFC/GQ Designer Fashion Fund.
LVMH Prize: Setchu by Satoshi Kuwata wins tenth edition
Japan's Satoshi Kuwata, with his label Setchu, has won the tenth edition of the LVMH prize for young fashion designers, awarded in Paris on June 7. Bettter and Magliano share the Karl Lagerfeld prize.
Prada, Zegna acquire minority stake in knitwear firm Fedeli
Prada and Ermenegildo Zegna on Tuesday said they have acquired a minority stake in Luigi Fedeli e Figlio, highlighting the importance of high-quality knitwear in the luxury segment.
Asian consumers embrace safe luxury, ethical and sustainable values: Bluebell study
Bluebell Group’s latest 'Asia Lifestyle Consumer Profile' report has revealed some of the most important consumer trends in the Asian market in 2023.
Lakeside mall adds to luxury offer with new brand expansion
Popular retail and leisure destination Lakeside has boosted its high-end appeal announcing “significant” expansion for fashion retailer Boss and watch/jewellery stores TAG Heuer and Goldsmiths.
Sandersons names Savile Row-trained manager for Five Valleys store
Upscale regional department store group Sandersons has appointed a new manager for its Five Valleys boutique store in Stroud.
House of Tengri and Gownsmith launch luxury Yukata series
Luxury brand House of Tengri has unveiled a limited edition series of Yukata gowns in conjunction with luxury loungewear brand Gownsmith, “in a choice of some of the rarest cloth in the world”.
Casablanca sees buyout and restructure as it positions for further growth
Charaf Tajer’s Casablanca Clothing Ltd business has been acquired by a newly-established company — Casablanca Paris Ltd — in a restructuring process as it sets itself up for further expansion.