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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”.
UK May fashion spend is weak say Barclays and BRC
Britain's retail and consumer spending was sluggish in May, two reports showed on Tuesday, with the latest figures from the British retail Consortium and from Barclays offering up bad news for the fashion sector.
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.
Organic cotton certification heads into space with new GOTS project
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and the European Space Agency (ESA) on Tuesday announced a world-first new project to use remote satellite monitoring in organic cotton certification.
Photographers Michael Avedon and James Dylan launch new publication Breach
The creatives, grandsons of Richard Avedon and Bob Dylan, respectively, found a photography first publication with digital and print issues.
Saudi’s Ashi Studio joins Thom Browne on French haute couture schedule
Ashi, an acclaimed new designer from Saudi Arabia, will join Thom Browne as the two new debutantes in the next French haute couture season, whose schedule was released on Monday.
Chloé announces collab’ collection with Angelina Jolie as rumors swirl that creative director Gabriela Hearst may be leaving
The maison of Chloé announced plans Monday for a forthcoming collab’ collection with Angelina Jolie, even as rumors have begun swirling again that its creative director Gabriela Hearst may be about to leave the house.
Frasers Group works with tech firm to develop new Google Cloud data platform
Frasers Group has appointed Google Cloud partner and business technology consultancy Sada to develop and implement a new strategic data platform across its retail portfolio.
Cost-cutting at Frasers Group means around 200 HQ jobs at risk
Retail giant Frasers Group wants to cut up to 200 head office jobs, accounting for around 20% of its staff in London and Shirebrook, to reduce costs and streamline operations.
Andreas Melbostad launches signature label
Norwegian designer Andreas Melbostad has launched a label under his own name after years spent at a raft of major brands, with the new limited-edition unisex offer available exclusively via his webstore melbostad.com.
Chelsea retailers asked to sign tougher leases as neighbourhood booms
Tenants of Cadogan Estates — the landlord controlling vast swathes of London’s Chelsea — are having to sign inflation-linked leases and put down “hefty deposits”, a newspaper report has claimed.
Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille 2023 departs from Paris
With a series of gusty roars, a flotilla of classic vintage cars departed from Place Vendôme on Sunday morning in the most empowering race in luxury, the Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille 2023.
Knowledge key for Gen Z who'd return less if they knew about carbon impact
We’ve heard a lot about how returns are causing a major problem for retailers in the fashion sector at present, but a new study suggests that better communication about the impact of returns could make a difference.
Laings to open first monobrand showroom with TAG Heuer in Glasgow
Independent luxury jewellers Laings is opening a new TAG Heuer boutique on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, creating eight jobs to support the growing partnership it has with the brand.
Carolina Herrera holds first-ever fashion show outside New York in Rio de Janeiro
Carolina Herrera selected Rio as the first city outside of New York to host a fashion show for the brand. This decision was driven by the city's vibrant energy, infectious optimism, and "joie de vivre".