August offered up plenty of good news for the fashion sector as online retail sales rose strongly, shoppers weren't deterred by higher prices, and multichannel retailers used click & collect to boost their takings.
French Connection had some good news on Tuesday with an improving performance and Veryexclusive's Sarah Curran joining the board. But its turnaround is still far from certain as losses continue and sales are still down.
Online retailer Amazon aims to take the “see now, buy now” model of making clothes seen in catwalk shows quickly available to consumers to a new level, offering one-hour delivery on items shown in a fashion show on Saturday night to customers in London.
Fiorucci slipped its comeback into a higher gear at the weekend, swapping its pop-up strategy for the opening of a permanent physical store complete with cocktail bar, circular bed and bestselling T-shirts.
London's King's Cross is morphing into a fashion retail must-see and Coal Drops Yard's opening next year will add to its appeal. Architect Thomas Heatherwick explains just how he's putting the 'heart' into the project.