Burberry has been putting massive support behind the launch of its Olympia bag. And following recent news that it's opening a series of pop-ups to support the launch, it has now unveiled a major new ad campaign.
Empress, queen, mother, style icon, botanist, and conservationist a full two centuries ahead of that movement, Joséphine de Beauharnais packed more into her life than a regiment of Napoleon, who made her Empress.
The large number of empty stores in the UK means more initiatives are being launched to make the most of these spaces with news of two drives to plug the gaps. The latest are from Pop-Up Club and Fassion.
Ibiza boutique Revolver has launched an own-brand collection for the first time with founders Catherine and Jean-Paul Sanchez working with British design director Cat van Baal on the trans-seasonal re:001 line.
The womenswear label founded in Marseille in 1985, is undertaking two actions – an administrative case in Europe and a lawsuit in France – against Charaf Tajer's label, which it accuses of trademark infringement.
With digital screens now ubiquitous, the eyewear producer has launched the ‘Blue & Beyond’ project, equipping some of its labels’ models with anti-blue light, photochromic UV protection lenses, a luxury industry first.
Vivobarefoot, the minimalist footwear business, has linked with Oxygen Project to highlight the issue of destructive algae blooms in bodies of water. And it has launched a shoe called Ultra Bloom made using algae.
Footfall in UK retail destinations rose a modest 0.5% last week, despite continuing poor weather. And that albeit mildly positive number was driven by a stronger showing across high streets, particularly in London.
There’s a heap of consumer cash waiting to be spent -- £40 billion to be precise. That’s the amount of lockdown savings Britons are only too willing to splurge in the post-Covid economic recovery, research has found.
Addington Capital is out to help investors and landowners “redress the balance in our tired retail spaces and town centres”. So the property investment and management group has signed regeneration expert Nigel Turner.