The British Fashion Council has released the shortlist for this year’s Fashion Awards, with Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Loewe leading the way with four nominations each. Winners will be announced on 2 December.
The French label is focusing on accessories and is working to transform its customer relationship approach by taking a close interest in its followers, as CEO Massimo Piombini explained at a symposium in Milan.
Gamification is a word we hear more and more often in retail today and Burberry has unveiled its first online game as yet another way of reaching the young consumers that are increasingly important to the brand.
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.
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.