Take the escalators upstairs to the first floor in Harrods and a sign above the entrance to the women’s designer floor reads ‘Superbrands’. Inside, individual, luxury fashion brands are housed in marbled-lined shop-in-shops giving consumers the full brand experience.
If proof were needed (not that it was) that trainers are the shoe of the moment, Vogue US editor in chief Anna Wintour – who is famous for wearing only Manolo Blahnik heels – has designed a collection of trainers in collaboration with Nike.
The Government published its long-awaited Brexit White Paper today, which outlined its hope to create a “free trade area for goods”, coupled with a “facilitated customs arrangement” to allow cross-border trade to be as “frictionless” as possible.
H&M Group’s & Other Stories is planning to open three new stores across the UK this autumn taking its total store count here to nine.
John Lewis has revealed details of its largest ever own brand fashion label – a womenswear line called John Lewis & Partners – which marks a significant step towards it achieving its stated ambition to create a £500m own-brand fashion business.
Westminster City Council has agreed a budget and plan for a complete transformation of the Oxford Street district after falling out with Transport for London and the London Mayor’s office over their proposals to pedestrianise the west side of the globally renowned shopping street.
Burberry has reported a 3% increase in comparable retail revenue in the quarter ending 30 June and reports that its team is “embracing” the creative vision of new chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci.
British heritage-inspired fashion brand Jack Wills is set to make its town debut in Basingstoke after signing for a new 2,800 sq ft store in Basingstoke’s Festival Place.