UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.
Covid has forced the Italian luxury industry to step up the pace of its transformation and search for investors, as shown by Zegna announcing a forthcoming stock market listing, and L Catterton’s acquisition of Etro.
The Browns kidswear entry announced back in May has finally touched down, the retailer "catering to the cool kids, with the best in fashion alongside some exclusive capsules from brands entirely new to the category".
In a month that's shaping up to be huge as far as luxury deals are concerned, the latest news is that LVMH is boosting its stake in Off-White. Virgil Abloh's streetwear label will now be 60% owned by the French giant.
Frasers Group has unveiled its latest big development. The new Flannels in Sheffield opened its doors with women's and men's ready to wear and accessories, plus kidswear, activewear and — for the first time — beauty.
Gucci has been named as the hottest brand in fashion for the fourth consecutive quarter by Lyst, with the return of dressier options and styles for travel and leisure also being identified as key quarterly trends.
We’ll say this much for Virgil Abloh and Off-White, he sure knows how to put on a good show. Like his latest catwalk event on Sunday afternoon in Paris, with M.I.A. performing a live mini-concert at the finale.
Fashionistas have been predicting the death of haute couture for over decade, but when the next Paris haute couture season debuts next week, it will boast more live catwalk shows than any fashion season this year.