First there was a report that Renzo Rosso's OTB Group had tabled a bid for Belstaff, then came a denial. But whether the bid happened or not, it has shone a powerful spotlight on the UK heritage brand.
Jewelry veteran Shelley Gibbs Sanders launched her new brand The Last Line on Friday, utilizing the online, direct-to-consumer model increasingly popular among brands looking to avoid the pitfalls of physical stores.
The London concept boutique launched a capsule by Central Saint Martins designer Martina Spetlova, who is working towards zero waste in her production and relies on refugee female artisans to make her textiles.
American designer brand Thom Browne has recently opened the doors of its London flagship store in Mayfair. Designed by architect Flavio Albanese, the store spreads over 1,500 sq ft of space across two levels