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Virtual Fashion Week Fashion shows

“The fashion show is over”: what I have learned from 20...

Fashion people love to exaggerate, but I have been to a lot of fashion shows – about 3,000, by according to my back-of-envelope maths....
John Lewis

Screens and one-way systems: UK retailers prepare to reopen

Many non-essential shopping chains are preparing to let customers back into stores as the Covid-19 lockdown eases. Outdoor non-food markets and car showrooms were allowed...
Frasers Group Sports Direct

Sports Direct managers accuse firm of making them work on furlough

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct and House of Fraser chains have asked store managers to work at least once a week while under the government’s...
John Lewis Mother of Pearl

John Lewis and Mother of Pearl mark Earth Day with joint...

John Lewis and the fashion brand Mother of Pearl have chosen Earth Day for the launch of their sustainable fashion collaboration, specifically for its...
PPE

Government “ignores” UK textiles firms desperate to make PPE

The government has been too slow to enlist British textiles firms to make protective gear for the NHS, according to industry figures who say...
Fashion business

“This is an economic crisis”: why the pandemic could spell the...

The future of Britain’s fashion industry is in severe doubt due to the global pandemic, with 35% of young and upcoming designers looking as...
Fashion industry

Fashion industry reels as coronavirus shuts shops and cancels orders

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the $2.5tn (£2tn) global fashion industry into crisis with a “significant number” of firms expected to go bust in...
JD Sports

JD Sports stops paying rent to landlords

JD Sports has become the latest store chain to stop paying rent to its landlords as the high street lockdown has a devastating impact...
Debenhams

Debenhams asks for rent holiday as shoppers shun streets due to...

Debenhams has asked landlords for an immediate five-month rent holiday as the retail industry faces “unprecedented pressures” because of the coronavirus pandemic. The UK department...
Victoria's Secret

Victoria’s Secret: the “woke” rebrand is only skin deep

Victoria’s Secret seems to be having a change of heart. The lingerie brand’s Instagram, typically a stream of pink underwear and mainly white waifish...
London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week opens as coronavirus hits attendance

London Fashion Week was unable to escape the impact of the coronavirus on its opening day, with the majority of Chinese press and buyers...
Lyocell

Pulp fabric: everything you need to know about lyocell

First produced commercially in Mobile, Alabama almost 30 years ago, lyocell is currently enjoying a lot of attention as a plant-based fibre used for...