Few new brands are quite so out there in Milan these days as GCDS, a reverse immigrant story, that staged what it termed an “electronic bonanza,” to round off Thursday night’s action in Milan Fashion Week.
As it launches its AW20 collection, online, e-store The Bias Cut has revealed a total rebrand, including a new, more streamlined, logo, website design and packaging. And the company said early results are strong.
Tomorrow Ltd, the London-based brand consultancy, has announced a major new link-up with Colville, the brand founded by former Marni design director Molly Molloy and ex-British Vogue fashion director Lucinda Chambers.
The Italian fashion house took inspiration from the Renaissance in its collection for next summer, reimagining the brand's wardrobe, particularly its iconic coats and parkas, with inventive sleeve work.
Raf Simons made his collaborative debut with Miuccia Prada on Thursday afternoon, in the most keenly anticipated runway show in the world this year. And the result was a powerful collection, a newer New Look.
French luxury label Chanel on Thursday raised a 600 million euro bond with clauses linked to its environmental goals, as firms in a sector under scrutiny from waste-conscious shoppers ratchet up green initiatives.
UK finance minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday unveiled fresh plans to help the pandemic-hit economy with a jobs support scheme to help people employed on shorter hours, but warned he could not save every business or role.
Giorgio Armani skipped any physical presentation during Milan Fashion Week this season, but that did not prevent his video for Emporio Armani, unveiled online Thursday morning, from packing plenty of oomph and punch.
Designed to provide more equal access at some of the world’s top creative institutions, the project involves partnerships with Central Saint Martins, the Parsons School of Design and Institut Français de la Mode.
UK retail seems to be recovering in a very uneven way with some destination types recovering faster than others and local high streets faring better than city centres. Outlet malls in particular seem to be doing well.
Temperley has been through some tough times in recent years and experienced a "significant downturn" in trading due to the impact of Covid-19 this year. But a new positioning and strategy is key to its fightback.
Vivienne Westwood reported 2019 results this week and while the figures pre-date the current crisis, it seems confident that it has the strength to continue, despite saying that Covid-19 had a “profound impact”.