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David Watts

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David M. Watts is an independent Fashion Industry Adviser based in London. His career spans more than 30 years encompassing fashion, consumer product licensing, brand development and digital worldwide.

DAMIR DOMA x Farfetch.com

Milan based designer DAMIR DOMA has created a new capsule collection of men's and womenswear for luxury boutique etailer Farfetch.com. Croatian born, Belgian trained DOMA...
Marc Alary

#WattsWhat: Brandwatch: Marc Alary Jewellery

If you go down to the woods today, you're in for a big surprise!  The shining, shimmering menagerie of animals that makes up jewellery...
Norwegian Rain

#WattsWhat: Norwegian Rain blows into London

If like me you are a fan of "Scandi-Cool" then the arrival of Scandinavian rainwear brand Norwegian Rain will be met with quite a bit...

University of Westminster: BA (Hons) Graduate Fashion Show 2016

It's always challenging when I attend a graduation catwalk show, as on one hand you are faced with very excited young designers who have...

Nicole Farhi: blurring the lines where fashion meets art

Nicole Farhi is known for her illustrious fashion career and the eponymous label she ran for 30 years, but what is not as well...

#WattsWhat: Brandwatch: PATRONS

I am a fervent supporter of British and London based design talent, but it's somewhat uncanny that the last three menswear brands I have...
Marangoni

Istituto Marangoni launches the Scholarship Campaign for 2016 intake

Leading fashion, art and design School, Istituto Marangoni has announced a fund of €1m for student scholarships for the October 2016 and February 2017 intakes   The Italian...

Brandwatch: K-Swiss sneakers

K-Swiss was founded in 1966 by two Swiss brothers, entrepreneurs who moved to California to pursue their dream of starting their own footwear company....
Nanotechnology

#WattsWhat: Fashion needs to embrace Nanotechnology.

A veritable tsunami of "wearable tech" jargon is currently awash in the fashion world. Apple continues to dominate the media with its new Watch...
Dior

Raf Simons: would Calvin Klein give him everything he wants?

Fashion is anything but dull, something which is borne out by the news and rumours following the press release from Calvin Klein Inc. that...

Can there ever be too much hype in fashion?

If you are someone who attends the catwalk shows around the world each season, you are likely to encounter more fashion editors and bloggers...
Hawksmill

#WattsWhat: Brandwatch: Hawksmill Denim Co

Anyone who has hit the fashion press day trail will tell you that it's a marathon and not a sprint. But the upside is...
Magazines

#WattsWhat: Are Digital Editions of Fashion Magazines missing the point?

As a self professed glossy magazine addict, it appears that the time I give over to reading fashion magazines is on the wane, or...

AMI: the best kept secret in menswear

There's no doubt that the menswear market has gone through a seismic shift in the past five years.  The numbers for the business of...

#WattsWhat Dior and I – one year on

Hindsight they say can be "20/20 vision"!  Given that a year in fashion can be a lifetime or a fleeting moment, and having written...
Ron Dorff

#WattsWhat Brandwatch: RON DORFF

We know that the term "Athleisure" has been embraced by the fashion fraternity and so another stylish brand that fits neatly into the category...
Thomas Pink

Thomas Pink supports British Lions

Thomas Pink announces that it has renewed its partnership with the British & Irish Lions 2017 tour to New Zealand. The Lions will once again...

#WattsWhat: this SS16 season, I’ll be wearing…

Finally the sun has returned from winter hibernation so I was off to shop for the new season's wardrobe this week and, even more...
Ermanno Scervino

Ermanno Scervino scores a fashion goal!

On Monday 21 March, the Italian National Football Team, led by head coach Antonio Conte and the football’s legend Gigi Buffon, lined up at...

#WattsWhat: Menswear – the devil is in the detail

Beards, brows (mono), black (in bad fabric), brown shoes, bare ankles or, worse, bare legs... The Industry Editor at Large David Watts has a...