Ahlem Manai-Platt, the French luxury eyewear designer, has announced a major collaboration with musician Beck. Distributed globally, the Ahlem brand will open its third store this year in San Francisco.
Hugo Boss's announcement of star-studded campaigns for its Boss and Hugo brands last week was big news, but the reaction to those campaigns is newsworthy too with the company saying the launches have made a big impact.
David Beckham retains his status as a top global fashion influencer even though younger celebrities such as Harry Styles are also making a huge impact now. And for women, Billie Eilish is top of a new ranking.
After spending several months in jogging suits and slippers, the return to normal life -- or to the office -- has been synonymous with a renewed interest in more sophisticated, elegant, or just more wearable clothes.