The British Fashion Council is introducing a new format for The Fashion Awards this year with the December 3 event to be digital “in light of the restrictions imposed on large scale events and travel”.
It will launch its drops strategy to maximise the opportunity for one-offs and exclusives provided by acquired firms such as Stadium Goods and New Guards, as well as its huge partner boutique and brand network.
Farfetch said Thursday it's buying one of the most dynamic groups of fashion forward designer brands as it continues to expand fast. It also had news on its exec team and reported wider losses as it invests in growth.
Farfetch has become a founding member of a new blockchain initiative backed by the likes of Facebook, Uber and Mastercard that will “help to enable frictionless e-commerce” and revolutionise the luxury industry.
The BFC launched the organisation’s China Partnerships Strategy in Shanghai this week with Ambassadorial President David Beckham and a number of BFC luminaries on hand to guarantee maximum publicity for the initiative.