Those looking for a playful, yet twisted vision of menswear, with a tincture of transgression and a soupçon of the surreal, need look no further than Loewe, whose latest collection was the definition of playful youth.
Kim Jones looked back to his youth in London for inspiration for the latest Dior menswear collection, a bold homage to the late great Judy Blame. The result was a stellar show that hit all the right notes.
Pandemonium outside the Opera de Paris this morning, as a K-pop star caused a mass stampede as he exited the latest show by Berluti, a collection underlining its rather radical change of direction under Kris Van Assche.
The gradual retreat of retailers from physical spaces is continuing with the latest slate of store closures coming from Jack Wills, which is now owned by Frasers Group. One central London store is on the closure list.
British consumers failed to increase their spending in December for a record fifth month in a row, adding to signs of a weakening economy that might prompt the Bank of England to cut interest rates this month.
The full line-up of Christmas trading statements may not yet have been released, but plenty have already come out and it’s clear that Black Friday’s success could have dealt a crushing blow to Christmas trading overall.
Boux Avenue has become the latest high-profile retail name to be talking to its landlords over possible rent cuts with reports that it’s in ‘urgent’ talks in the most challenging retail environment ever seen.
Amazon.com Inc said it planned to create 1 million jobs in India by 2025, a day after the country’s trade minister said the e-commerce giant’s recently unveiled $1 billion investment in the country was no big favour.