Marni has replicated its physical collection in a virtual format, while Etro has materialised digital looks from its metaverse fashion show, with the two experiences encouraging customers to shop in "real life".
A group of experienced and youthful French executives have launched the Fédération de la Mode Circulaire, designed to inject dynamism into the fight to stop climate change caused by the fashion and luxury industries.
Laings is going big in Scotland. The heritage jeweller has signed a 15-year lease to take over a 34,468 sq ft landmark B-listed building in Glasgow, which becomes its £5 million UK flagship retail and office location.
Japanese giant Fast Retailing has reported its consolidated results for the latest half year and said that it exceeded expectations as revenues were higher than predicted and its profits rose sharply.
Wool hasn’t been the kind of material we’ve associated with swimwear for many, many decades. But Woolmark and Vilebrequin hope that might change having collaborated on the latter’s first range of Merino wool swimwear.
LK Bennett is continuing to bounce back from the stresses of the last few years and is still growing its UK store portfolio with a brand-new location opening in upscale Hampstead on April 14, in time for Easter.
Luxury giant Hermès was the latest big name to update on recent trading on Thursday and it reported what we’ve seen elsewhere so far this year — “strong sales momentum across all business lines in all areas”.