Victoria Beckham’s brand may have lost over £8m last year but the firm is upbeat and said in accounts filed this week that it “continued to perform well in all its markets, despite a difficult trading environment”.
There have been plenty of questions in recent periods about just how successful the Victoria Beckham label is. But now a new cash injection has seen it valued at £100 million and positioned it for growth.
If there was anything Azzedine Alaïa, the revered designer who died aged 77 this weekend, enjoyed more than actually making clothes, it was a meal with his “family” of supermodels, bold face names, artists and stars.
Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77. One of the greatest influencer-designers, he defined body-con dressing, staying relevant as trends changed via his signature style, and being the first designer to go seasonless.
Reebok and Beckham will introduce a new collection that will be part of the Reebok Innovation Collective. The British designer is the latest fashion designer to partner with Reebok, joining Vetements and Cottweiler.
UK Christmas spending is likely to rise this year but the latest set of data suggests that it’s inflation that will be driving that rise, not consumer enthusiasm, and fashion will suffer even though beauty will prosper.