UK retail sales volumes continued to fall month-on-month, albeit slightly, in the year to July, according to the latest CBI Distributive Trades Survey. Online sales volumes also painted a similar picture.
Stylus has released a new platform and refreshed its branding “to signal a new phase of growth under CEO Victoria Rennie”. It worked with Re Design on its brand strategy, and Matter Of Form on the new platform.
The Japanese group recently bought the Parisian luxury label, and intends to accelerate its expansion across Asia, especially in China and Korea, while maintaining its links with Paris to capitalise on its brand image.
Italy’s Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and Valentino are continuing their link-up with guest designers and have chosen Galib Gassanoff and Luca Lin of ACT N°1 for a guest spot during the next Milan Fashion Week.
Gucci was back in top spot in Q2 as the Lyst Index showed a surge in popularity on the back of its Adidas collab. In fact, collaborations were hot this quarter, while summer items, Diesel and 'naked' dresses also surged.
Vegan Fashion Week, founded by Emmanuelle Rienda, has just partnered with Ukrainian Fashion Week for an exclusive event in Los Angeles on October 10-12, expected at California Market Center, in Downtown Los Angeles.
Concerns that eco purchases will suffer in the cost-of-living crisis could be overplayed, research suggests. Shopping with a conscience is “so important” to 65% of consumers who think about sustainability before buying.
Italy’s Benetton has named Andrea Incontri as Creative Director of its women's, men's and children's collections. The SS23 collection, the first to be designed by him, will be shown in September at Milan Fashion Week.