After delivering a strong trading update for the latest quarter this week, Primark parent company ABF's finance chief has detailed just what made the company so strong in this key end-of-year shopping season.
Levi Strauss & Co is expected to report a fall in quarterly sales for the first time in six quarters, as penny-pinched shoppers shift away from pricier jeans to more formal clothing and non-denim styles.
Primark's trading update has revealed more upbeat news with the chain “good in all markets and ahead of expectation”. Total sales and like-for-likes rose in double digits and city centre footfall recovered.
Women are increasingly making their mark in men's fashion, breaking through the "fabric ceiling" that has seen the industry dominated by men, attracted by a sector where some of the most radical changes are taking place.
The new creative director of Ann Demeulemeester and the Japanese designer Chitose Abe stood out on the last day of men's fashion week, opting for sophisticated sensual looks and functional tailoring, respectively.
Maison Margiela unveiled its new headquarters in Paris on Sunday night and talk about an upgrade. John Galliano celebrated the move with his latest collection – a deconstructed homage to the Queen of Punk, Jordan.
It all seemed so effortless in UNESCO this Saturday at Hermès, which made this rather menswear wonderful collection even more special. A great display by Véronique Nichanian, menswear creative director for 35 years.