Tucked away in a Holland Park mews, a former artist’s studio where scenes from cult 1966 film Blow-Up, based on fashion photographer David Bailey, were filmed, is a rare collection of men’s and women’s fashion garments from the past that are currently inspiring some of the most prestigious fashion houses and designers in Europe, as well as on the high street.
The production company behind hit dramas, such as Poldark, has just bought the TV rights to a biography of Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green.
Marks & Spencer has unveiled its Christmas Must Haves ad campaign, which goes big on product and humour, and is part of a digital- and mobile-first strategy.
Leading fashion retailers, including John Lewis, M&S, New Look, Next, River Island and Shop Direct, have all signed up to a joint agreement with enforcement bodies to eradicate modern slavery from the UK textiles industry.
Further closures at House of Fraser are on the cards as landlords have rejected proposed rent deals from new owner, Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct.
Parisian couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has become the latest high profile fashion designer to denounce real fur telling a French TV channel he intends to “rectify” his use of the material.
Property investment company LabTech, which owns Camden Markets, has unveiled its plans to open a new 580,000 sq ft canal-side development in Camden next summer.
Over the past few decades Turkey has become a powerhouse in fashion manufacturing. Thanks to cheap and plentiful labour, quality producers and its geographical location, at the heart of the world, Turkey is, now, the 6th largest fashion supplier in the world and the 3rd largest supplier to the EU, according to World Trade Organization (WTO) data 2016.
A giant two-window long Champagne bottle that pours hues of gold and silver across the remaining display is the centrepiece of Harvey Nichols’ stunning Christmas windows, unveiled today. The celebratory display also features four original costumes from the new Mary Poppins Returns movie, which forms part of a partnership the department store has forged with Disney for the festive period.