Frasers Group continues to be one of the most active UK retailers in terms of new store openings and on Monday – as Scottish non-essential stores were allowed to reopen – it unveiled its newly refurbished Cruise store.
French luxury goods group LVMH will increase its stake in fashion company Tod’s to 10%, Tod’s said, in a move which sources described as “friendly support” for the Italian struggling leather goods maker.
Hermès had a good first quarter as all of its business lines returned to growth and the company said it saw "a remarkable increase" in ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as watches and other categories.
Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated his latest collection to warrior women like his mother; a homage to feminine power featuring all manner of flags, unveiled online on Wednsday.
Sales at Kering rose by 26% in the first quarter of 2021, led by a strong rebound for its star label Gucci, with growth in Asia and the United States more than offsetting new coronavirus lockdowns in much of Europe.
With European populations slowly but surely being vaccinated, designers on the Continent are suddenly expressing a new optimism. Few more so than Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga in Balenciaga's winter 2021 pre-collection.
The move to using plant-based Materials in place of leather by high-end labels is accelerating and the latest to join an expanding group of brands doing so is Mr P. That’s the in-house brand of the Mr Porter e-store.
British designer Paul Andrew, head of all collections at Florentine luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo since 2019, will leave his role at the business in May. The brand’s in-house team will take over his responsibilities.