The British Fashion Council has announced the names of 45 finalists for The Fashion Awards 2017; with five finalists in each category, and few major surprises – with many creators nominated for a second time.
JCPenney has added smartwatches to its jewelry division across 245 stores, aiming to boost foot traffic. It has also rebranded its jewelry section across all stores and is targeting bridal customers this holiday.
A one-stop shop for all things bridal is set to open in a building close to London’s Oxford Street with entrepreneur George Hammer, the beauty entrepreneur who founded the Urban Retreat brand, launching the new concept.
The Harvey Weinstein scandal is hitting the business of British designer Georgina Chapman with her and Keren Craig’s Marchesa label seeing plans for a licensed jewellery line being dropped by the licensee.
Asos has launched Asos Instant, a same day delivery service for customers in London. The delivery option will cost £12.95 and is expected to roll out in other major cities across the UK in the coming months.