At the start of this week we heard that Henry Holland was stepping back from his House of Holland label and on Thursday the reason became clear — the company has appointed administrators and is seeking a buyer.
Continuing its efforts to align itself more closely with consumers’ appetite for fashion experiences, the BFC has revealed the two designers who will be staging public-facing catwalk shows at LFW in February.
Expect a somewhat confusing scene in London Fashion Week this season, with a multitude of art installations, pop-ups and events open to the public –though much of that will represent a very welcome change.
Show over the weekend at London Fashion Week ranged from the whimsical dance-inspired, at Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, to House of Holland's tough-as-nails utilitarianism and statement femininity at Molly Goddard.
UK heritage fashion brand Ben Sherman is focusing its attention back on the US market and is to open a pop-up store in Soho, New York in time for the autumn and Holiday shopping seasons complete with in-store live music.