One year ago, Tom Ford became Chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, as the industry heralded a new dawn for NYC fashion. However, 12 months later, the season is strikingly denuded of many major names.
The house of Azzaro has appointed Olivier Theyskens to be its new Artistic Director, in a surprise move sure to receive an enthusiastic response as he is regarded as one of the industry’s most naturally gifted designers.
Continuing its tradition of editorial experimentation, Vogue Italia has dedicated its latest cover to a fundraising campaign to save Venice from high water flooding. The cover model even holds bank account details.
The lingerie trade show is set to return to New York this February, bringing more than 300 leading intimates brands, as well as three new shows-within-a-show focusing on sustainability, innovation and fresh talent.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
TK Maxx has taken a 37,500 sq ft unit at Queensgate shopping centre and is to open a new store in mid 2021, Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager, have announced.
The winter version of Love Island is having a big impact on product sales in Britain, a release from general merchandise retailer Argos claimed on Tuesday, with beauty tools and other products surging.
Apparel giant PVH Corp is selling its Speedo North America business to UK-based Pentland Group, which is the parent company of Speedo International Limited. The British firm is paying $170 million in cash.