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BFC names TikTok as transformed Fashion Awards 'Principal Partner'

BFC names TikTok as transformed Fashion Awards 'Principal Partner'

​The British Fashion Council has unveiled short-form mobile video social media platform TikTok as its Principal Partner for The Fashion Awards 2021 on November 29. 
Fashion
Aeffe brings all Moschino ops under its control

Aeffe brings all Moschino ops under its control

​Aeffe, the listed Italian luxury company, said on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Sinv to take over the licence for the production and distribution of Love Moschino womenswear collections.
Luxury
THG revenues soar, says both Beauty and Ingenuity are strong

THG revenues soar, says both Beauty and Ingenuity are strong

​Under-pressure THG issued a Q3 trading statement on Tuesday and said that revenue continues to soar. Group revenue rose 38% year-on-year to £507.8 million and 93.8% on a two-year, constancy-currency basis.
Fashion
Tory Burch and Parsons partner on new scholarship fund

Tory Burch and Parsons partner on new scholarship fund

Tory Burch and the School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design announced a new five-year multi-disciplinary partnership to promote and celebrate creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Luxury
Hugo Boss appoints Judith Sun as managing director for Greater China

Hugo Boss appoints Judith Sun as managing director for Greater China

The executive, who has extensive experience boosting the profiles of Western brands in China, is now responsible for managing all of the German fashion company's operations on this essential Asian market. 
Fashion
Jacquemus could be working on a beauty line

Jacquemus could be working on a beauty line

The Parisian brand is reportedly preparing to enter the beauty market through a partnership with Spanish luxury group Puig, a project which could launch as early as next year. 
Fashion
Xmas spending set to dip says new negative UK consumer confidence report

Xmas spending set to dip says new negative UK consumer confidence report

​It’s no surprise that another UK consumer confidence indicator (released Monday) was negative and the outlook for Christmas spending's weak as prices rise. But at least it wasn't as bleak as Friday's assessment by GfK.
Fashion
Brunello Cucinelli surfs on growth of 32% in first nine months of 2021

Brunello Cucinelli surfs on growth of 32% in first nine months of 2021

The Italian label brought in half a billion euros in the first nine months of the fiscal year, jumping more than 32% compared to the same period in the previous year, thanks to double-figure growth across all markets. 
Fashion
Harvey Nichols kicks off 25th anniversary in Leeds celebrations

Harvey Nichols kicks off 25th anniversary in Leeds celebrations

​Harvey Nichols Leeds is fast-approaching its 25th birthday. And to mark the Yorkshire department store’s silver anniversary, it’s hosting of series of special events on and around the key 23 October date.
Luxury
Little cheer in October as UK consumer confidence falls for third month - GfK

Little cheer in October as UK consumer confidence falls for third month - GfK

​It was all looking so much better in July. UK consumer confidence has since taken a battering with the financial pulse of the nation dropping for third month in a row in October, according to GfK’s latest figures.
Fashion
UK retail sales dipped last month, but fashion stays positive

UK retail sales dipped last month, but fashion stays positive

Retail sales failed to impress last month, official UK figures showed on Friday, but the under-pressure fashion sector came out of it relatively well compared to other product sectors.
Fashion
Ermenegildo Zegna revenues jump 50% in H1

Ermenegildo Zegna revenues jump 50% in H1

The Italian luxury group has turned profitable again, and was extremely buoyant in the first six months of the year, driven by China and Thom Browne, the label it acquired in 2018, whose sales doubled.
Luxury
Gucci’s next runway show will be on Hollywood Boulevard

Gucci’s next runway show will be on Hollywood Boulevard

The Italian brand has announced that “Gucci Love Parade,” the upcoming collection from creative director Alessandro Michele will be presented on one of the most iconic streets in the world: LA’s Hollywood Boulevard.
Luxury
Chanel's head of external communications leaves

Chanel's head of external communications leaves

After half a century of loyal and honourable service, Marie-Louise de Clermont-Tonnerre has left the Parisian label. She joined Chanel in 1971 and set up the PR department, notably overseeing brand communications.
Luxury
London's bouncing back as retail vacancies shrink says Shaftesbury

London's bouncing back as retail vacancies shrink says Shaftesbury

​The retail revival of London’s West End is gathering pace, major landlord Shaftesbury said on Thursday. Business is bouncing back post-lockdowns with the Carnaby Street owner citing a further reduction in available-to-let vacancies.
Fashion
Online, social and cross-border shopping now normal for young consumers, says ESW

Online, social and cross-border shopping now normal for young consumers, says ESW

​We've seen more evidence of how younger consumers have changed their shopping habits since the onset of the pandemic with a report saying that many continue the online behaviour they developed during lockdown.
Fashion