Mintel expects a "respectable" sales increase for UK stores in December, despite the ongoing shopping shift to Black Friday. And while electricals will be a big focus, fashion and beauty are also key for festive spend.
Jewellery is a booming, sought-after sector, as shown by LVMH’s recent bid for Tiffany & Co. FashionNetwork looks into the advantages and potential of an industry still little-known and underexploited by luxury groups.
Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.
One of the biggest names in online fashion resale is linking up with one of the world’s top department stores for a year-long physical store with Vestiaire Collective to open at Selfridges, Oxford Street on October 30.