Rebaptised WSM Fashion Reboot, the Italian trade fair, which will take place in Milan from 11 to 12 January, will be focused on sustainable development, shining a spotlight on eco-friendly brands and projects.
The British Fashion Council and Fashion Awards have unveiled a collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships to recognise those who are helping deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group, which owns among others Diesel and Marni, will develop, produce and distribute through its subsidiary Staff International the collections of the French label designed by Christelle Kocher.
Shop Direct has released good full-year results on one level, but not so impressive on another. Its Very operation has outperformed, but Littlewoods has struggled and the group as a whole remains loss-making.
Vivienne Westwood may have grabbed some headlines in recent days due to Paris Fashion Week, but the headlines this week make less happy reading with the company reporting a £2.5 million pre-tax loss for last year.