Luxury trade body Walpole has published the line-up of speakers for its Future of British Luxury Summit in London next month, including Anya Hindmarch, Chanel, Dunhill, Farfetch, Harrods, Roksanda and Jo Malone London.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has released a provisional line-up for London Fashion Week (17-21 September) with headliners including Victoria Beckham, Erdem, and JW Anderson among the 100-plus confirmed designers.
London Fashion Week ended Tuesday night after scores of virtual shows, presentations and debates, with a collection by Simone Rocha, and Priya Ahluwalia winning the latest Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Fashion.
Brexit is killing British fashion and action must be taken as bureaucracy and travel issues since the UK left the EU have caused big problems, according to an open letter signed by 400 sector luminaries and creatives.
LFW has announced its provisional line-up for February and while many in the industry had hoped that the fashion week and tradeshow season might be closer to normal by then, it’s clear that those hopes were premature.