How good were Inspecs results for the half-year to 30 June? Sales jumped to $125.7 million from just $16.7 million, core earnings rose to $17.7 million from $0.7 million and pre-tax loss was cut to $2.6m from $8.3m.
Fresh from news of its link up with Secret Sales, on Tuesday Ted Baker issued a Q2 trading update and said that sales have been in line with expectations and it's seen a “significant improvement” in the full-price mix.
The DTC glasses specialist is taking its first step into physical retail through a collaboration with the regional supermarket chain, which will see the brand open kiosks in select Hy-Vee locations across the Midwest.
Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann.
Gucci has been named as the hottest brand in fashion for the fourth consecutive quarter by Lyst, with the return of dressier options and styles for travel and leisure also being identified as key quarterly trends.
The Italian eyewear specialist, active on the Chinese market for the last seven years via a joint venture with local operator Ginko Group, has announced the opening of a subsidiary in Shanghai, its 14th worldwide.
Paris couture is not just about dressing billionaires' wives. It’s also about experimentation, and fashionable irony, as seen in three collections Tuesday: Alexandre Vauthier, Viktor & Rolf and Ronald van der Kemp.