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Charles Jeffrey Loverboy launches pre-spring collection for first time
Following the recent decision for Charles Jeffrey Loverboy to move from two collections a year to four, the label has launched its first-ever pre-spring offer for 2024.
LK Bennett riding high as event dressing returns
Premium footwear-to-fashion brand LK Bennett has announced its results for the year to January with both sales and profits leaping.
Valentino reveals spectacular location for July couture show
The trend for staging shows in spectacular locations is continuing and even when those shows are part of a specific city’s fashion week, the mantra is… the more impressive the venue, the better.
Lorraine: a touch of Western style in Los Angeles
Originally from Kansas, Mason Burns is the designer of the Los Angeles-based Lorraine brand. The young designer hopes to demonstrate that artisanal fashion can reverse the trend of the mass market.
Ludovic de Saint Sernin leaves Ann Demeulemeester
Barely six months after Ludovic de Saint Sernin was appointed creative director of Ann Demeulemeester the house has announced the departure of the designer. No successor has been named.
Giorgio Armani to stage One Night Only in Venice
Giorgio Armani will stage his latest One Night Only fashion and soirée event in September in Venice amidst the celebrations for the lagoon city’s annual film festival, its 80th edition.
Tory Burch UK sees higher sales but profit skewed by prior year impairment charge
The year to January 2022 was a better one for Tory Burch’s UK arm, as the company bounced back from the full impact of the pandemic, even though Covid’s effects would still have been felt for much of the period.
M5, Museum of Peace and Quiet, Alchemy Works to join new Free Market Los Angeles Arts District
Free Market Los Angeles opened its first space with the opening of a pop-up art gallery. Several brands including M5, Museum Peace and Quiet, and concept store Alchemy Works should be part of the project.
Farfetch still loss-making in Q1 but bosses pleased with major progress
Farfetch’s Q1 was an underlying story of progress with talk of a return to profits soon. But it also suffered from the negative impact of currency exchange and a tough backdrop meant more red ink in the accounts.
Labrum London wins Queen Elizabeth Award, BFC names Fashion Trust recipients
Fresh from naming 16Arlington as the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund winner this week, the British Fashion Council has now revealed the winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. Step forward Labrum London.
YNAP names new Middle East GM
Online fashion giant Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) has named Celine Lefebvre as its General Manager for the Middle East, effective 23 May.
Dolce & Gabbana launches men's capsule with Mytheresa
Luxury e-tailer Mytheresa has linked up with Dolce & Gabbana for an exclusive menswear capsule collection, available globally on the webstore from this month.
Burberry upbeat as growth continues, Q4 shines and China recovers
Burberry’s preliminary results for the year to 1 April saw more growth with its CEO calling it “a strong performance, supported by good progress in core leather goods and outerwear". And revenue accelerated in Q4.
Longchamp unveils new global store design with Amsterdam reopening
Longchamp is reopening its store on Amsterdam's prestigious P.C. Hooftstraat, unveiling its new global design concept.
VIP luxe accessories service BagsbyAppointment widens reach with new website
Bespoke luxury sourcing and styling service BagsbyAppointment has taken a big step with the launch of a new website that widens access to its offer.
Zegna names Mads Mikkelsen as its latest global testimonial
Zegna has named actor Mads Mikkelsen to be the Italian brand’s latest global testimonial, one day after he dressed in Zegna at the Cannes Opening Ceremony.