If there was anything Azzedine Alaïa, the revered designer who died aged 77 this weekend, enjoyed more than actually making clothes, it was a meal with his “family” of supermodels, bold face names, artists and stars.
Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77. One of the greatest influencer-designers, he defined body-con dressing, staying relevant as trends changed via his signature style, and being the first designer to go seasonless.
Marc Jacobs has teamed up with MasterClass to offer his first online course in fashion design. The fifteen video session class teaches construction, creating unique shapes and silhouettes, and creating new trends.
La Perla has launched its own version of try before you buy and will add features to it that reflect the brand’s luxury profile to differentiate it from try now, pay later options offered by other fashion e-tailers.
This season, the men's tradeshow takes inspiration from the cinema, unveiling a "film festival" theme for January. The return of major names, as well as special events and new collaborations, are all part of the glamour.
The Left Bank department store has revealed the theme of its next big exhibition, slated to open next February – "Let's go logo" – as well as two exclusive guests: the brands Off/White and Lola James Harper.
Grand Seiko has gained independence from its parent company Seiko and opened its first global boutique in Beverly Hills. The Grand Seiko boutique will offer the brand's full international luxury assortment.
Outlet centre giant McArthurGlen saw sales rising fast in the last year as tourists from outside of Europe and price-conscious locals bought into its offer while higher-end new brands signed up to its malls
London’s West End has continued to see major brand investment this year despite the volatile UK economy and shaky footfall in the Greater London area generally. 2017 store debuts have already beaten last year's total.