Socks are underrepresented as a fashion item no longer. Aiming to help consumers ‘feel good from the feet up’, sock and hosiery supplier Osan/Ruia Group has launched a UK subscription service, The Sock Butler.
Clearpay certainly isn’t taking a back seat as sponsor of London Fashion Week. The buy-now-pay-later finance provider unveils ‘Clearpay Quarter’ a three-day, fashion-focused pop up (11-14 June) on London’s King’s Road.
The fashion sector's trend-setting status can help influence change in other industries, but fashion companies also need to ensure that eco and ethical thinking are front of mind for their own commercial health.
Fast-growing VIA Outlets is investing €17.5m in the Sevilla Fashion Outlet in Spain and will add an extra 2,680 sq m to the mall, creating space for 17 major brands to be added to the existing roster of 70+ stores.
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are working on drafts of five antitrust bills, four of them aimed directly at reining in Big Tech, and may introduce them within days, according to three sources.
On the same day as one malcontent was slapping Emmanuel Macron in rural France, the president’s start-up nation was showing another face – La Caserne, a dynamic new fashion incubator inside Paris' largest fire station.
Outdoor specialist brand Craghoppers has opened its first flagship store on Edinburgh’s prestigious George Street offering “kit and inspiration for everything from weekend hikes to camping staycations”.
Beneath the office space of Emily in Paris, the trend-setting series, one finds another new French concept; rare sneaker store Kikikickz, the brainchild of two entrepreneurs taking sneaker trading to new heights.