As the pandemic caused major disruption in 2020 and early 2021, out of stock messages were frequent. But while they’ve become rarer recently, non-availability of the goods that customers want to buy is still a problem.
French couturier Alexis Mabille presented his latest haute couture collection which, brimming with voluptuous, structured, and colourful silhouettes, transformed his models into flowers in a striking winter garden.
Major central London landlord Great Portland Estates (GPE) issued a trading update on Thursday and said that “momentum is building”. It also confirmed that Superdry is exiting its Regent Street flagship.
Watches of Switzerland issued an ambitious strategy update on Thursday and aims to accelerate its growth by strengthening its UK luxury watch leadership, as well as becoming market leader in the US and entering the EU.
Harrods is the latest major name to enter the rental space and, like others, the company is teaming up with a fashion rental specialist in order to do it. The company is linking with My Wardrobe HQ on the move.
Carven’s ex-creative director has launched his own shoes and sunglasses brand with Émilie Faure, a former journalist with Le Figaro. The first collection will be unveiled in October at Paris Fashion Week.
Ah, the best laid plans of mice and men. The marriage of Jean Paul Gaultier and Chitose Abe of Sacai should have been a blockbuster collection. But after Wednesday’s debut it’s probably best there's a quickie divorce.
The silence was intense at Balenciaga, for a show held without any soundtrack as Balenciaga returned to haute couture after half a century. The applause, however, was resounding for creative director Demna Gvasalia.
The Westfield name is going to be much better known in Europe from September with malls giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) set to rebrand six of its locations in four markets on the continent as Westfield only.