JD.com-backed fashion e-commerce startup Pomelo plans to boost revenue by offering its own technology in analytics and demand forecasting to other fashion brands in the region, amid slowing offline sales.
The British Fashion Council has announced the second round of recipients of the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis.
Marchers celebrating LGBT Pride can buy rainbow Mickey Mouse ears and wear festive jock straps as companies pile into the party with new products, raising fears they are exploiting sexual preference for profit.
Beautycon, the festival for beauty enthusiasts known for its principles of inclusivity and diversity, has launched its first experiential pop-up in Los Angeles. Beautycon Pop will run through December 16.
LFW ended Tuesday and while the big name labels were the focus, the event also helped smaller brands gain valuable exposure and make the kind of buyer and press contacts that are the lifeblood of early-stage businesses.
Luxury handbag designer Sophie Hulme is to open her first permanent standalone boutique this spring, taking a space on Chiltern Street, while menswear brand Dashing Tweeds will open on nearby Dorset Street.