Frasers Group was reportedly racing to try to do a deal on Debenhams at the weekend, but reports also suggested that US-based Barneys owner Authentic Brands has both Debenhams and Arcadia in its sights.
Well, there is the making of, and the making out. Which was very definitely the case at the first peek at the creations of the recently appointed artistic director of Courrèges, Nicolas di Felice, released Friday.
Few designers have taken menswear to such exotic locales as Kim Jones, the creative director of menswear at Christian Dior, who chose Beijing as the latest – virtual – destination for his latest collection.
Remarkably, on the day the second lockdown in Paris ends, November 28, and clothing stores can open, Canada’s Nobis will debut a brand new store there. Its co-founder Robin Yates explains how it has defied the downturn.
Ever since they launched their fashion house back in 2002, Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have been among the half-dozen most relevant and exciting designers in America every fashion season.
Simon Porte Jacquemus simply had to post a picture of a vending machine selling his label's famous handbags to generate a real buzz. Well versed in this type of hype, Jacquemus has promised a surprise soon.
Nobody could accuse Sir Paul Smith of slowing down, even in the year he celebrates his 50th anniversary: he has still managed to produce a series of men’s and women’s collections, and has just opened his own foundation.