Rapper Lil Wayne is turning to fashion design for American Eagle. The Grammy Award-winning hip-hop star has been snapped up by the apparel label to create a 25-piece back-to-school collection launching on August 10.
The departure of M&S’s clothing, home and beauty head Jill McDonald, has been followed up by news that the retailer has headhunted Maddy Evans, the fashion director of Topshop, as it targets younger shoppers.
The outdoor apparel brand is taking inspiration from history with the launch of a capsule collection celebrating the 50th anniversary of man's first steps on the moon, which took place on July 20, 1969.
Miss Selfridge’s loss is Vans’ gain with the US sports shoe brand set to step into the Oxford Street, London, space vacated by the Arcadia label as part of that group’s CVA-linked store closure programme.
J. Crew Group Inc has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering of its Madewell apparel business, as the U.S. clothing chain seeks ways to revive its fortunes, sources said on Thursday.
According to a survey conducted by Deloitte, clothing and accessories are expected to account for 54% of all back-to-school spending in the U.S. this year, which should total around $27.8 billion, or $519 per student.
Permira will help the 10-year-old Los Angeles-based brand to achieve its growth plans, expand its e-commerce strategy and retail footprint both domestically and internationally, and launch new product categories.