Smiley has worked with Michiko Koshino to mark the 30th anniversary of what became known as the Second Summer of Love with a new streetwear collection. And it's also part of Gucci’s short film marking the anniversary.
UK retail may be under a dark cloud at the moment, but new retail developments have come thick and fast this year and the latest is the opening of Coal Drops Yard at King's Cross with a quirky mix of stores.
Richemont and China’s Alibaba Group have unveiled a global strategic partnership that will see the two star retail brands under the Yoox Net-A-Porter banner being taken directly to the all-important Chinese consumer.
Having opted for a coed format for the last three seasons, the Parisian luxury brand will return to the French capital's menswear calendar in 2019, hosting a presentation in January and a runway show in June.
Balenciaga has been accused of having copied the design of the famous "Little Tree" car air freshener in its new keyring collection. New York-based company the Car-Freshner Corporation has reportedly filed a complaint.