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Next Q1 sales dip is smaller than expected, but it's staying ultra-cautious
Next released a Q1 trading statement on Thursday, and while sales dipped, they did so by less than had been expected so the result was far from gloomy against the backdrop of a very tough trading environment.
Swim label Hunza Go opens first-ever store in Seven Dials
Sustainable swimwear brand Hunza G has joined the Seven Dials retail community, debuting its first ever store on London’s Monmouth Street, Covent Garden. The 1,583 sq ft temporary store will open until the end of summer.
Scoop necks, micro bikinis, men's co-ords are key for SS23 swimwear - report
Stylight has released its latest trends report with a focus on swimwear and said that scoop necks, mermaid styles and micro bikinis are riding high for women while colourful camo, matching sets and retro are hot for men.
Givenchy launches beachwear line called Givenchy Plage
The Parisian luxury label has expanded its offering with Givenchy Plage, a summer capsule collection, which revives the beachwear line launched by Hubert de Givenchy in the 1950s.
Bumpsuit, the maternity clothing brand, opens its first pop-up at The Grove in Los Angeles
The celebrity favorite maternity clothing brand, founded by Australian-born model Nicole Trunfio, is opening its first ever pop-up store at The Grove, the Los Angeles department store.
ShowroomPrivé boosts sales by 17% in Q1
After business contracted in 2022, the French event sales group posted a 17% increase in sales volume and a 12% one in revenue in Q1 2023, thanks to the positive impact of various growth drivers.
The International Lingerie Show renames its summer edition "Curve Paris"
The Lingerie and Interfilière trade fairs, which were taken over by WSN Développement last summer, have announced that their summer edition 2023 will be held at Porte de Versailles in Paris from July 2 to 4.
Kurt Geiger in swim launch, star piece selling fast
Kurt Geiger made the most of the revival of formal occasions to maximise sales of high heels post-pandemic, and now the retailer is diving into a new category that also benefits from the post-Covid activity bounce-back.
080 Barcelona Fashion Connect adds swimwear to its offering
The trade event will be held on April 27 in digital format and will feature the participation of around twenty brands. Each brand will showcase their collections and designs in 15-minute presentations.
Zalando plans to strengthen its customer experience
After a slump in profits last year, Zalando wants to increase its profitability through an extensive savings programme. Now the company has also announced its intention to optimise its product range.
Arena celebrates 50th anniversary with record results
In 2022, the global swimwear brand based in Tolentino, Italy, generated the record-breaking revenue of €141 million, up 45% on 2021 thanks also to outstanding results in the USA, and will seek B Corp. certification.
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Tendam targets Gen Z consumers with new lingerie, swimwear label Hi&Bye
The Tendam group continues to diversify its brand portfolio, and has launched Hi&Bye, a new underwear and swimwear label designed for Gen Z women aged 14 to 20.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Women's fashion week: Ten trends for winter 2023-2024
From New York to London, Milan and Paris, designers have created high quality collections for Autumn-Winter 2023-2024, marking a return to formal elegance without losing sight of uninhibited sexyness.
Jaden Smith of MSFTSrep says he’d like to focus on swimwear
FashionNetwork.com has interviewed designer and rapper Jaden Smith, as his ready-to-wear label MSFTSrep opens a pop-up store at the Champs-Elysées flagship of the Parisian department store Galeries Lafayette.