Not ‘just another’ new store, Abercrombie & Fitch’s flagship debut on London’s Regent Street ticks several boxes for the US retailer. It reaffirms the company’s commitment to the physical store format in Europe.
No one could fault the latest crop of designer showing, in New York, for effort. In a busy Monday, with almost 30 collections, their arty videos and polished ideas were a reminder of how hard people have been working.
Black culture encountered British classicism again at Wales Bonner, where the leitmotif this season was the poetry of Derek Walcott, the Nobel Prize winner born on the small Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
Hackett was hurt by the pandemic at the tail end of its year to the end of March 2020 and saw sales falling and wider losses. But the firm is continuing to focus on its strategic drive to boost e-tail sales.
Abercrombie & Fitch is to close a selection of major flagship stores, including London, Paris and Munich, it announced with its latest set of results on Tuesday. The stores have been a major drag on its performance.
The British Fashion Council, UK fashion’s governing body, announced on Thursday the dates of the next three editions of London Fashion Week, even as it revealed that there would be no January menswear season in 2021.