Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.
Hugo Boss said that it's seen a solid start to the year as it revealed its first-quarter sales. Not that those sales rose. In fact they were down 8% currency-adjusted, or 10% in total to €497 million.
The luxury brand confirmed the continuity of its financial strategy at its general meeting on Tuesday and announced changes in the legal status of Émile Hermès SARL in order to welcome new members of the Hermès family.
It looks like fashion runways are finally about to start warming up. After 15 months of online fashion seasons and virtual catwalks shows, several luxury marques will stage shows on catwalks in the next two months.
Jewellery maker Pandora on Tuesday announced a push for growth in the United States and China, and potential expansion into new areas such as watches and bags, after posting forecast-beating Q1 operating profit.
The French label, which recently opened its first flagship in Korea, generates 71% of its sales with leather goods, including accessibly priced handbags to attract a younger clientèle, according to a study by Retviews.
It’s a factor guaranteed to dent consumer enthusiasm. Bad weather. Footfall across all UK retail destinations declined by 2% week-on-week in the seven days between Sunday 25 April and Saturday 1 May, reports Springboard.
There's no doubting anything Kardashian related is still a major pull for many consumers. Hence, luxury retailer Flannels has signed US label Talentless to its roster of high-end brands for its 20 UK stores and online.
Fast-growing sports label Castore has expanded its McLaren deal to the car marque's Forumula One team. The brand is adding the important new element to its link-up after the launch of their first collection last year.