British department store Harvey Nichols has teamed up with eBay to host a charity auction for designer wool handbags, running from September 20 to 29, where all the money will go to The Prince’s Countryside Fund.
Designers at London Fashion Week opted for the bold, colorful and sexy for next spring's womenswear, with plenty of sparkle and embellishment on the catwalk to entice cash-strapped shoppers wanting that special item for their wardrobe.
Ralph Lauren has launched its online store in France. It includes all lines of the American label, from ready-to-wear to accessories, for men, women, children and home. During the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, the company's online sales were up 28%.
Emanuel Ungaro has just announced in a brief statement that it has ended its collaboration with Giles Deacon, who was the 6th designer to work at the French fashion house over the last five years. Despite his departure, Ungaro’s catwalk show on October 3 at Paris Fashion Week will still take place.
French retail and luxury group PPR confirmed it was in talks to acquire family-owned Italian tailor Brioni and added there was a risk the recent drying up of the debt market could affect the disposal of its mail order business Redcats.
With two stores in New York that have shown good performances for the year 2010 and a recently-opened showroom, Mulberry has decided to aim higher in the Big Apple by opening a third spot, which is also the largest of the three.
Jean-Charles de Castelbajac stands lose another potential buyer. After the withdrawal of the Falic brothers (Christian Lacroix) this summer, it was Dominique Bergin, owner of Look Cycle, who withdrew his takeover bid.
Department stores, designers and celebrities wooed economically battered shoppers around the world on Thursday during the third annual "Fashion's Night Out" event to encourage spending and raise money for charity.
Carnet de bord, journal "intime", campagne publicitaire, collection des défilés, soirée people, ... la nouvelle plateforme Destination Kors joue la "transparence", dévoilant les choix et humeurs du designer américain pour mieux jouer la proximité avec sa clientèle.
The closing down of the manufacturing plant dedicated to the production of its women’s line had sown some doubts in our minds, but this time it is official: Italian label Brioni has terminated its womenswear in order to concentrate on its men’s range.
Off-price store chain Ross Stores Inc reported a higher quarterly profit as shoppers continued to seek out top brands at discount prices, but warned of a difficult consumer environment for the rest of the year.
Thierry Mugler’s creative director, who is also Lady Gaga’s stylist, recently told Milk magazine of his plans to launch his own fashion line in 2012. He will present the first pieces of his collection during the New York Fashion Week in September.