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Graduate Fashion Foundation announces fashion mentors for 2021

Graduate Fashion Foundation has confirmed the continuation of its Graduate Fashion Mentoring Programme, this year supporting the Class of 2020 who graduated in June whose
Susie Mulder

Susie Mulder appointed Global Brand President of Timberland

VF Corporation has today announced the appointment of Susie Mulder as Global Brand President for Timberland. Mulder is due to begin her new role on
Wrangler Georgia May Jagger

Wrangler announces Georgia May Jagger as the face of its Women’s...

US denim giant Wrangler has called on the services of top model Georgia May Jagger to front its new global "Turn Heads. Capture Hearts" campaign for its Women’s Heritage Collection, which launched for AW20.

The Future of Formalwear: now that “fleece fatigue” has set in,...

Formalwear has taken a particular battering during the pandemic, with venues closed, events off and occasions massively restricted, but is there a brighter post-Covid-19 future ahead for smart dressing and formalwear sales?
Barbara Hulanicki HULA

Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki is back with a new label HULA

Barbara Hulanicki, founder of the legendary Biba label, is back with a new brand HULA which she has launched in collaboration with fashion technology platform BrandLab 360.
Gap Oxford Street

Gap reportedly seeking to close all UK stores in July 2021

American fashion giant Gap is reportedly at war with its landlords after informing them of plans to close all of its shops in the UK
Stella McCartney // Yoshitomo Nara

Stella McCartney collaborates with Yoshitomo Nara for SS21 capsule collection

Stella McCartney has unveiled a unisex collaborative collection with Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara, featuring a childlike character with a large head and doll-size body, and
Topshop Topman ASOS

ASOS begins targeting Topman and Topshop customers with multi-million pound campaign

ASOS is launching a multi-million-pound campaign targeted at Topshop and Topman customers letting them know they can now shop an expanded range of the brands' products at ASOS.com.
BoonTheShop

London Fashion Week designers get spotlight in South Korea with BoonTheShop

London Fashion Week designers are being showcased in South Korea through a collaboration with multi brand retailer BoonTheShop.
Julius Schofield

Obituary: fashion design talent scout Julius Schofield

Julius Schofield MBE, the talent scout who for almost 50 years found top jobs for British fashion and textile designers around the world, has died aged 91.
Ted Baker SS21

Ted Baker launches Spring Summer 2021 collection

Global lifestyle brand Ted Baker has announced the launch of its Spring Summer 2021 brand campaign, encompassing both menswear and womenswear, celebrating what it means
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet announces further opening day brands

The latest mix of premium and high-end brand partners at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands has now been announced, with Coach, Kate Spade, Hugo Boss,
Stella McCartney Kids

Stella McCartney signs global kidswear licensing deal with Simonetta

Stella McCartney has today announced a new long-term worldwide licensing partnership with Simonetta, a leading Italian childrenswear company, starting from SS22.
Supriya Lele

BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2021 shortlist announced

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has today announced the shortlist of designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2021. The designers are Alighieri, ASAI, Bethany
David Wej

Nigerian menswear brand David Wej to open Central London store

Lagos-based menswear brand David Wej is set to open a central London store as it aims to put Nigerian fashion "on the map".
Reebok Adidas

Adidas confirms plans to sell Reebok

Adidas has confirmed plans to offload British-founded sports brand Reebok to focus on its own products as part of a new five-year strategy.
Vestiaire Collective Alexander McQueen

Vestiaire Collective partners with Alexander McQueen in move towards circular practices

Leading luxury resale platform Vestiaire Collective has partnered with Alexander McQueen on an innovative collaboration to lead the push towards a more circular fashion industry.

MTV and BFC “Music Meets Fashion” winner to get LFW showcase...

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the winner of the "Music Meets Fashion" competition in collaboration with MTV, River Island and ICEBERG.

Get consumers excited about shopping again

Come Autumn 21 the “new normal” should be established and consumers should once again be living lives that involve social engagements, working from the office

The Interview: Graham Hand, Co-Founder, Hand and Jones

2020 was a disaster for many brands and designers. Though, for some, it has been the impetus to strike out and do their own thing. For those individuals who were made redundant, or had a previous business disappear, it has been an opportunity to start afresh, optimistic about the future.