A magnificent show by a Northern Irishman; an impressive debut by a UK star; poetic fashion from a Japanese veteran and a homages to an American. Displays by four foreigner designers made Paris seem uber international.
Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin turned up the heat on the Parisian catwalks. On the fourth day of the women's ready-to-wear shows, they showed collections designed for a very hot and sexy summer.
Celebrity stylists are guaranteed hits when it comes to endorsing fashion ranges so it should be good news for supermarket line George at Asda that it has signed up Tan France for a series of exclusive edits.
With LFW’s celebratory angle having been on hold due to the death of the Queen in September, the British Fashion Council has now unveiled a “city-wide celebration” that’s set to kick off on 6 October.
JD Sports had big news to end the week with the UK’s biggest sports retailer (and major global name) announcing that it’s been selected as Nike's first UK partner for its Connected Partnership programme.
Struggling Joules is reportedly exploring options for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) as it seeks to cut its costs and stave off a collapse following the termination of talks for Next to take a stake in the firm.
Seamm, a start-up digitising fashion goods for virtual worlds, has raised $1.7 million in funding “to scale go-to-market activities, attract and hire top talent, and accelerate the development of its platform”.
Are You Mad. No, that’s not a question but the name of Shaftesbury’s latest consumer-facing effort to promote sustainability. The London property giant has opened its first visible recycling unit on Carnaby Street.
Ted Baker has a lot on its plate as it prepares to join ABG and also deals with the tough economic backdrop. But it’s business-as-usual for store expansion and it's struck a deal for premium space at Merry Hill.