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Ganni gets B Corp Certification with high score

Ganni gets B Corp Certification with high score

​B Corp Certification is increasingly a must-have for fashion brands and Ganni is the latest to achieve that accolade, gaining a 90.6 point score. That’s a high for any contemporary fashion label.
Fashion
Liberty's Coonan becomes MD of retail

Liberty's Coonan becomes MD of retail

​Upscale department store retailer Liberty has promoted buying director Sarah Coonan to the role of MD of retail, a post she takes up immediately.
Fashion
Nina Ricci names Harris Reed its new creative director

Nina Ricci names Harris Reed its new creative director

​Puig’s Nina Ricci label has named London-based Harris Reed as its creative director, the youngest-ever creative chief at the 90-year-old brand.
Luxury
Pantone's LFW colour trends mix intense brights with muted tones

Pantone's LFW colour trends mix intense brights with muted tones

​Pantone has released a new trend report for SS23 to coincide with London Fashion Week with the global colour specialist saying the season will “chart a new path forward”.
Fashion
Dior to show next men’s pre-collection in Egypt

Dior to show next men’s pre-collection in Egypt

The Parisian luxury label will stage its first-ever show in Egypt to unveil the menswear fall pre-collection designed by Kim Jones. The event will take place on December 3 at the Giza pyramid complex.
Luxury
British monarchy's fashion mantle passes to younger generation

British monarchy's fashion mantle passes to younger generation

The death of Queen Elizabeth II marks a shift in the relationship between fashion and the British monarchy, with younger members of the royal family likely taking on a greater public role.
Luxury
Who What Wear and Marie Claire owner set to lose CEO

Who What Wear and Marie Claire owner set to lose CEO

Zillah Byng-Thorne, the chief executive of specialist media platform Future, is preparing to step down in 2023 after eight years in charge.
Fashion
UK e-tail sales fall again, but clothing stays positive

UK e-tail sales fall again, but clothing stays positive

​The UK’s online retail sales were down for the 17th month in a row in August, with a 4.1% year-on-year (YoY) drop, reversing the positive progress seen in July. But at least clothing did well, more of which later.
Fashion
Luxury: Significant potential for acceleration in technology

Luxury: Significant potential for acceleration in technology

The "Luxury and technology: the beginning of a new era" report, signed by Bain&Company and the Comité Colbert, notes that the luxury industry is lagging behind on the subject. But it also sees a growing interest.
Luxury
Jean-Pascal Hesse unveils new book 'Pierre Cardin: Fashion, Myth, Modernity'

Jean-Pascal Hesse unveils new book 'Pierre Cardin: Fashion, Myth, Modernity'

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pierre Cardin's birth, Jean-Pascal Hesse has unveiled a new book entitled 'Pierre Cardin: Fashion, Myth, Modernity', which is set to hit bookstores on September 21.
Luxury
Galeries Lafayette launches a BtoB platform focused on customer experience

Galeries Lafayette launches a BtoB platform focused on customer experience

The department store has designed 'Tailored Insights', a customer analysis and personalization platform for its partner brands in the fashion and home sectors.
Luxury
New Selfridges owners mull opening additional UK stores

New Selfridges owners mull opening additional UK stores

More UK cities could see Selfridges branches opening with new owners Central Group and Signa clearly having ambitious plans for the luxury chain that currently comprises just four stores.
Luxury
LFW remembers the Queen: S.S. Daley, Paul & Joe, Eudon Choi, Molly Goddard and J.W. Anderson

LFW remembers the Queen: S.S. Daley, Paul & Joe, Eudon Choi, Molly Goddard and J.W. Anderson

As the UK capital spent the weekend in deep mourning, devoted to observing the passing of the Queen, designers in London Fashion Week made respectful homages to the late monarch, in a busy day of shows on Saturday.
Luxury
Queen Elizabeth's favourite brands Burberry, Launer face losing royal warrant

Queen Elizabeth's favourite brands Burberry, Launer face losing royal warrant

Queen Elizabeth II's death means that around 600 of her favourite brands risk losing their royal warrant and must now await the approval of her successor King Charles III.
Luxury
New York Men's Day: A user’s guide to discover garb for the guys

New York Men's Day: A user’s guide to discover garb for the guys

Without a dedicated timeframe for showing, New York men's designers look to the group show New York Men's Day, also known as NYMD.  
Luxury
Moschino starts a joint venture with Altana for its junior line

Moschino starts a joint venture with Altana for its junior line

The Italian brand is taking control of its children's collections through the creation of Moschino Kids, a 70%-owned joint venture with Altana, which has managed its junior lines under license since 2008.
Fashion