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In-Depth: revealing the male lingerie trend

Underwear sales have flown during lockdown and a new trend has emerged in men’s under garments - lingerie. Brands such as SDL intimates, Moot and Exterface are catering for this new demand and promoting a fresh male image.
Adidas

In-Depth: Horti-couture – how will the gardening/fashion crossover trend grow?

When did getting dirt under your finger nails become so de rigueur? While Capability Brown sounds like a colour by Farrow & Ball, according to IMRG, The UK's Online Retail Association, home and garden sales soared 74% year-on-year in 2020. 

Crocs sales soar on the back of celebrity endorsements and this...

Crocs are enjoying a revival in popularity on the back of major celebrity endorsements with sales of the customisable plastic clogs soaring by 63.6% to $460.1 million in its first quarter.

PrettyLittleThing reveals fashion trends set to make a comeback in 2021

A new trend report by UK fashion retailer Pretty Little Thing, using internal site search data in the past 12-months, has revealed the nostalgic fashion trends set to make the biggest comeback in 2021.
Peloton

In-depth: can Peloton capitalise on its community to create a new...

An aspirational brand selling products in the £1,000s diversifies into affordable sub-categories; this sounds like the classic financial model for luxury fashion or jewellery brands, but what about in fitness?
Showroom Canada

Canadian fashion brands to stage digital showroom during London Fashion Week

The High Commission of Canada in the UK in partnership with the Toronto Fashion Incubator, the Department of Canadian Heritage, and the Canadian Apparel Federation will be staging a digital showroom featuring a selection of some of Canada’s most exciting fashion design talent during London Fashion Week.

Pantone sets the tone for 2021 with Illuminating yellow and Ultimate...

The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 has brought world-wide problems and crises of an overwhelming magnitude. Along with many other sectors the fashion industry has...

Fashion brands up the ante in rainwear ahead of a wet...

If leisurewear was the big winner during COVID-19 UK Lockdown 1, then rainwear could take over as the key fashion growth category as we...

Half of adults now buy more “relaxed” clothes than ever before

A new study by shopping destination centre:mk in Milton Keynes has revealed that almost half (49%) of adults now own more relaxed clothing than...

Milan Fashion Week SS21: New normal meets old normal

Milan Fashion Week wasn’t at all like New York and London. In fact, it felt almost like old times: real shows, with real models...
Anna Sui SS21 Trends New York

SS21 Trends: New York – Playing it safe, moving it on

The current fashion month may see the industry trying to get back to normal, but it’s clear from what’s appearing on the runways… sorry,...
Bora Aksu

In Focus: London Fashion Week designers look to a brighter future

The first London Fashion Week in the post-pandemic era kicked off in earnest in London today with socially distanced seating, relatively few physical shows...
Thomas Pink Shirtmaker

Why white collar WFH could mean bye bye business shirt

Where would London’s historical and once thriving Jermyn Street be without the business shirt? That’s the question being asked now white-collar-WFH has made this...

Copenhagen Fashion Week SS21: Thinking about trends again

How do you talk about trends at a time when the hottest trending accessory is a face covering? And how do you answer the...
LovetheSales.com

Holiday clothing demand sees huge spike as travel restrictions are lifted

Following the government announcement of the lifting of travel restrictions at the beginning of July, an immediate impact in online demand for holiday clothing...
Lux goods

UK consumers splashing out on luxury fashion to get through COVID-19,...

Consumers across the UK are comfort buying more luxury goods online to help them get them through the COVID-19 crisis, new data...
AW20 Trends

AW20 Trends: Knit Picking

Knits were big news on the AW20 runways of London in particular and it was interesting that one of the key trends was almost...
AW20 Trends

AW20 trends: Tailor-made

Tailoring didn’t make the biggest impact the London runways but we saw plenty of slimline pantsuits and there really was something for almost everyone....
AW20 Trends

AW20 trends: Party time

Those with long memories may remember a time when London Fashion Week was largely about eveningwear. But while the city’s labels have been making...
AW20 Trends

AW20 Trends: Bring on the chill

Call it the often-miserable UK weather, but London embraced outerwear as a key part of its collections offer. And as designers dived headfirst into...