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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.
Making The Cut Season 2

Fashion competition Making The Cut to return to Amazon Prime for...

Global fashion competition Making The Cut is to return for a second season on Amazon Prime Video this summer. The competition series is hosted and
Nudea

Nudea secures second round of funding to grow fit-centric offer

Online underwear brand Nudea has won a further £600,000 in seed funding from a new pool of investors, as it’s unique fit-centric model proves a hit
Birkenstock

LVMH-backed private equity firm L Catterton to acquire Birkenstock

German footwear and lifestyle brand Birkenstock has reached an agreement to sell a majority stake in Birkenstock Group to LVMH-backed consumer-focused private equity firm, L Catterton, and its affiliates including Financière Agache, the family investment company of Bernard Arnault.
Burberry

In My View: Luxury’s pull on the personal

The past year has proved to be a reset for many people, in many ways. And as profound as Covid-19 has been on individuals, its consequences on the commercial world have been just as marked. For businesses, 2020 created a point in time where whole strategies, sector specifics, employee expectations and channels of sales and communications have been reappraised. The crisis has been a catalyst for revaluating commerce and identifying where genuine value lies.

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?
Allbirds Plant Leather

Allbirds unveils world’s first 100% natural plant-based leather alternative

San Francisco based footwear and apparel company, Allbirds, has unveiled Plant Leather – the world’s first 100% natural plant-based leather alternative. The leather alternative is
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.
Clothes shopping

Fast-fashion microfibres harmful to lung health scientists warn

Microplastics from “fast fashion” textiles such as nylon and polyester could be harming lungs and inhibiting the lungs’ ability to repair damage caused by conditions such as Covid-19, scientists have warned.

Boohoo announces streetwear collection with artist Danileigh

Global e-commerce brand Boohoo has announced a new collection in collaboration with DaniLeigh, featuring items drawn from the artists energetic and bold sense of style.
Humane Society

British stars call on Boris to ban UK fur sales

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received an open letter signed by 50 of Britain’s biggest stars in support of the #FurFreeBritain campaign asking him to implement a UK ban on the sale of real fur.

Vanish and BFC reveal “Rewear Edit” highlighting 350,000 tonnes of discarded...

Garment care brand Vanish has partnered with the British Fashion Council (BFC) during London Fashion Week (LFW) to put together a fashion shoot called “Rewear Edit” only using discarded clothing – raising awareness of 350,000 tonnes of clothing that go to landfill in the UK each year.
DREST hairstyling Sam Mcknight

DREST innovates Gameplay with high-fashion hair by Sam McKnight

Interactive luxury styling game DREST has introduced 15 high-fashion digital hairstyles by Sam McKnight, in a nod to Digital Fashion Month.
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.
New Bond Street, 2021.

Luxury leaders go local as pandemic continues to halt travel

The capitals of Europe have long been destinations for foreign tourists, most notably Chinese and Arabic visitors, to fill their shiny Rimowa suitcases to bursting with luxury goods. Buying a new Hermès bag on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré or a bespoke suit on Savile Row felt more authentic and could seduce many an international visitor to spend, spend, spend.
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.
MY Wardrobe HQ and Belstaff

LFW panel talk: My Wardrobe HQ and Belstaff men’s luxury rental...

Chair of My Wardrobe HQ, Jane Shepherdson, hosted a panel talk this morning on the launch of its first ever foray in to men’s luxury rental – with iconic British brand Belstaff – as part of day one of the London Fashion Week
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