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Sustainability, supply constraints drive resale market: RealReal report

Sustainability, supply constraints drive resale market: RealReal report

The RealReal released its 2022 Luxury Consignment Report on Thursday, highlighting the growing popularity of the luxury resale market.
Luxury
Flannels and Frasers to debut in Republic of Ireland

Flannels and Frasers to debut in Republic of Ireland

​Frasers Group has unveiled ambitious plans for the Republic of Ireland with a Flannels opening in Dublin that will be its first Flannels location outside the UK.
Fashion
UK online fashion sales "good" in 2021 despite sector's worst ever growth rate

UK online fashion sales "good" in 2021 despite sector's worst ever growth rate

​Year-on-year comparisons across the pandemic landscape can make interesting reading. That’s why UK online retail in 2021 recorded its worst-ever year for growth, but still managed a “rather good” performance.
Fashion
Fast Retailing's high-end brands improve, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers sales rise

Fast Retailing's high-end brands improve, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers sales rise

Outside of the giant Uniqlo operation, two of Fast Retailing's smaller brands seem to be recovering from the worst of the pandemic as they reported rising sales in the latest quarter.
Fashion
Natalie Lee is YNAP's new Asia Pacific General Manager

Natalie Lee is YNAP's new Asia Pacific General Manager

Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) has named Natalie Lee as General Manager for the APAC region. She has extensive experience operating in APAC’s high-growth fashion and e-commerce sector and joins from Vestiaire Collective.
Luxury
Fast-growing StockX mulls IPO - report

Fast-growing StockX mulls IPO - report

​Sneaker market StockX is planning an IPO and is already working with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs on the project, a report has claimed.
Fashion
Pitti 101: Latimmier live in a Pucci family palazzo

Pitti 101: Latimmier live in a Pucci family palazzo

Finally, a proper actual live runway show of re-defined masculine menswear in Pitti, staged late Wednesday inside a Pucci family Palazzo in Florence, courtesy of gender-bender designer Ervin Latimer.
Fashion
Chiara Boni shows new collection at historic Florentine café

Chiara Boni shows new collection at historic Florentine café

The Italian designer, whose label generates 80% of its sales in the USA, staged the first show of the year with a special event held at the historic Paszkowski Café in Florence, during the Pitti Uomo trade show.
Fashion
Andam emerging designer prize’s 33rd edition to offer record €600,000 prize money

Andam emerging designer prize’s 33rd edition to offer record €600,000 prize money

The fashion competition for emerging designers, whose patron this year is Chanel’s head of fashion, Bruno Pavlovsky, will put up a record €600,000 prize money and also feature a new award.
Luxury
Expanding Vestiaire Collective opens UK authentication centre, "Brexit-proofs" resale

Expanding Vestiaire Collective opens UK authentication centre, "Brexit-proofs" resale

​Vestiaire Collective on Wednesday officially opened a new authentication centre in the UK with the French resale fashion retail giant saying the initiative helps to “Brexit-proof British fashion”.
Fashion
Pitti Uomo 101 opens with grinta, Baldinini, AlphaTauri and Caruso

Pitti Uomo 101 opens with grinta, Baldinini, AlphaTauri and Caruso

They may be letting unvaccinated tennis players into Australia, but here at Pitti Uomo 101 in Florence, Covid passes are obligatory, each entrant is temperature checked, and everyone wears a PPF8 masks. 
Fashion
Brunello Cucinelli turnover grows by 31% in 2021, rising 17% over 2019

Brunello Cucinelli turnover grows by 31% in 2021, rising 17% over 2019

Italian cashmere specialist Brunello Cucinelli recorded a 2021 revenue of €712 million, up 30.9% over the previous year, and remarkably up 17.2% over 2019.
Luxury
JW Anderson calls off Milan runway show, plans digital instead

JW Anderson calls off Milan runway show, plans digital instead

Designer JW Anderson has called off his planned Milan runway show for next weekend and will instead unveil his next menswear collection digitally.
Fashion
Canada Goose launches exclusive Humanature capsule

Canada Goose launches exclusive Humanature capsule

Canada Goose is set to launch an exclusive capsule collection on January 10, under the name and in-line with its purpose-built platform designed to unite its sustainability and values-based initiatives, Humanature. 
Luxury
Selfridges UK stores saw revenues falling 40% in first pandemic year

Selfridges UK stores saw revenues falling 40% in first pandemic year

​Selfridges Retail Limited has filed its full accounts for the year to the end of January 2021 and they show the devastation that the pandemic wreaked in what should have been another good year for the company.
Luxury
Yeezy Gap collaborates with Balenciaga

Yeezy Gap collaborates with Balenciaga

Dubbed Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga, the first collection is expected to drop in June, with a second later in the year.
Fashion