New Guards Group, the Italian owner of Off-White and Heron Preston, acquired by luxury e-commerce giant Farfetch in 2019, has purchased Ambush, adding the Tokyo-based label to the company's already impressive portfolio.
Watches of Switzerland has restructured its top management team due to the impending retirement of its COO Tony Broderick. Craig Bolton has been prompted to oversee the UK unit while David Hurley runs the US arm.
The label staged a show that was as theatrical as we’ve come to expect from it on the first day of London Fashion Week Men’s on Saturday with a dual-gender celebration of eco principles, colour and, of course, Scotland.
Primark owner Associated British Foods issued one of the briefest trading updates we’ve seen on Friday — ahead of its annual general meeting — and it didn’t really tell us much about how trading is going at present.
Joules saw higher H1 sales despite facing the same issues as its peers in tough September. But its sales have picked up in the past two months, even without heavy markdowns, and e-tail and international are strong.
This has been Bottega Veneta’s year, while Alexander McQueen’s sneakers have enjoyed surging popularity, the former Meghan Markle has been the top influencer and sustainability has been the hottest topic.