As they work to drive shopper traffic back to London’s West End, the New West End Company, local authority Westminster City Council and landlord Crown Estate have announced the launch of a pop-up programme.
M&S has delivered a bleak full-year earnings report, although the bad news was far from unexpected. In year to April 3 — which included three lockdowns during which its clothing departments were shut — sales plummeted.
Few UK brands have enjoyed such explosive growth as Orlebar Brown, the stylish resort label noted for its brilliant photo imagery swimwear. We spoke with founder Adam Brown on his entrepreneurial life with Chanel.
Katharine Hamnett continues to take a campaigning stance through her work and has just launched a collection on her webstore in a link with designer and fashion reimagined specialist Patrick McDowell.
The UK luxury industry has praised a move by the US to suspend retaliatory tariffs of 25% imposed on a range of high-end products, including cashmere, wool, tailoring, and bedlinen, albeit for just four months.
Selfridges had already flagged the fact that its sales rose and its net profits fell in the year to February 2020, but it has now officially filed its annual results and the full extent of that performance can be seen.