Fashion brands overstating their environmental credentials had better watch out. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is cracking down on businesses that make misleading sustainability claims.
Early signs of the confidence shown by workers returning to their offices saw a boost for UK high street footfall in the latest week. Footfall across UK retail destinations rose 1.5%, according to Springboard.
All dressed up and somewhere to go. Christmas 2021 was a season of a return to socialising, albeit on a slimmed-down scale compared to 2020’s restrictions. That meant consumers upped their spend on fashion and beauty.
This weekend in Milano Moda Uomo, ending Monday, was a season of new designers and venerable insider's labels making important statements, as creative minds profited from the lockdown to explore new options.
Richemont has restructured its fashion division: AZ Factory’s ex-boss is now in charge of Dunhill, and Mauro Grimaldi, now strategic advisor of the Swiss giant's fashion & accessories division, will head AZ Factory.