The British Fashion Council’s inaugural (and virtual) Institute of Positive fashion Forum late last week made a plea for sustainable and inclusive behaviour from the industry to satisfy consumer demands for change.
Ferrari, with its prancing stallion symbol, may be the ultimate masculine luxury symbol of Italy. But when it launched its first fashion collection this weekend there were more girls than guys on its catwalk.
Beneath the office space of Emily in Paris, the trend-setting series, one finds another new French concept; rare sneaker store Kikikickz, the brainchild of two entrepreneurs taking sneaker trading to new heights.
It’s a name change that’s part of a game change. Already claiming to be the UK’s leading online store for limited edition sneakers and high-end streetwear, The Edit Man London has changed its name to The Edit LDN.
This week, following in the footsteps of mighty conglomerates like LVMH and Kering, New Guards launched its own eyewear division, spearheaded by Francesco Ragazzi, the creative director and founder of Palm Angels.
UK premium sneaker and streetwear specialist Kick Game has a double celebration, it opened its first store outside London in Birmingham and signed rapper and entrepreneur Fredo to a multi-million pound promotion deal.
As sustainability events go, this is big. The British Fashion Council (BFC) is hosting an inaugural 'Institute of Positive Fashion Forum' (IPF Forum) on 10 June with a heavyweight line-up of topics and presenters.