Few houses are having a greater impact on fashion today than Balenciaga, thanks above all to the tenure of its Georgian émigré creative director Demna Gvasalia, who sent out a musing on arty power dressing on Sunday.
It is hard to imagine a more contemporary designer than Virgil Abloh, who staged his latest show inside France’s greatest temple to contemporary art, the Pompidou Centre. But then was nowhere to be seen.
Boohoo’s results statements are always a revelation, if only to see by just how big a margin the group is smashing the market, and its half-year report was no different. The latest six months were yet another triumph.
E-tail giant Zalando has reported what it called “outstanding” customer growth for Q2 with its strongest ever active customer growth for that particular part of the year and its fastest site visit growth since 2013.
Esprit’s problems are continuing with the Hong Kong and Germany-based firm reporting another set of weak results, although they were better than predicted and the company thinks it's on the right track.