The showrooms that took place on the sidelines of the recent Paris Fashion Week introduced a new generation of designers to buyers and the press. FashionNetwork.com takes a look at some of the stand-out brands.
Private label is becoming increasingly important to high-end retail and Matchesfashion is putting a push behind its Raey brand. Its first pop-up outside of the UK has opened at Roll & Hill on Mercer Street in New York.
Streamlined engineering are the new buzzwords at Prada, which has unveiled its latest Linea Rossa collection, the second since its relaunch last year. Rolled out internationally this month with a series of presentations.
Givenchy has launched Givenchy Atelier, a capsule collection inspired by the brand’s haute couture heritage in a more accessible format, available for a month at Galeries Lafayette and several Givenchy stores.
A leading analyst has said that Harrods really needs to connect with more shoppers in the UK and also to drive more online sales from its tourist fanbase if its wants to push GTV higher as rival Selfridges is doing.
According to a study from Vestiaire Collective and Boston Consulting Group, luxury brands should be embracing the second-hand fashion boom, not least because it moulds the loyalties of future primary-market consumers.
The philanthropic luxury fashion brand has opened its first physical retail location, a 4,000-square-foot boutique on NYC’s Wooster Street, offering unique design features and an exclusive customer experience.