British designers who abandoned their homeland for the bright lights of New York, Milan and Paris are returning in droves this season in what promises to be the most exciting London Fashion Week for years.
Crockett & Jones is celebrating its 130th anniversary. The label’s formidable story began in 1879 in Northampton, in the English midlands to the north-west of London, under the direction of Sir James Crockett and Charles Jones.
Shulong; you might not recognize the name, but in China the brand has existed since 1930. The brand is inspired by martial arts and its shoes came to its leading European export market – France – in 2008 via distributor Uptwoup.
Diane von Furstenberg plays the exotic vagabond, while Derek Lam offers luxury romper suits: New York Fashion Week's pret-a-porter collections this year are adventurous, but not always exactly ready to wear.
Versace is carrying out a reorganization of its American subsidiary. The Italian house has entrusted the direction of the branch to Michele Sodi who will from now be responsible for the growth and development of Versace products in the USA.
The 70’s could be coming back in force in our wardrobes. Diane von Furstenberg has launched a capsule collection named “Diane von Furstenberg Vintage”, which will be re-releasing printed dresses that were designed thirty years ago.