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Retailers’ pre-Christmas discounts reach record levels

A particularly mild autumn and a disappointing "Black Friday" has led many retailers, particularly those in fashion, to deepen discounts in the run-up to Christmas....

Q&A – One to watch: Activewear designer Charli Cohen

Activewear designer Charli Cohen is one of fashion's rising stars. Using her combined love of design and sport she anticipated the boom in "Athleisure"...

London Fashion Week AW16/17: Alexander McQueen returns to London as schedule...

Alexander McQueen will bring its mainline fashion show back to London from Paris for the AW 16/17 edition of London Fashion Week. The show, which...
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Chanel issues apology and agrees to credit Fair Isle knitter after...

Earlier this week Fair Isle knit designer Mati Ventrillon claimed designs that bore a striking resemblance to her own were showcased at Chanel's recent Métiers...
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BREAKING: Jonathan Saunders closes eponymous label

London Fashion Week designer Jonathan Saunders will close his eponymous label, citing "personal reasons", according to a report in London's Evening Standard. Saunders has run his...

Weekend Wrap-Up: British-made and ethical fashion champions hit headlines

In our first "Weekend Wrap-Up" (a curation of some of the most interesting fashion headlines you may have missed), we find British-made and ethical...

Donna Ida: Queen of Denim builds momentum for SS16 with “Sadie”

Industry member Donna Ida Thornton launched her SS16 "Sadie" boiler suit in London at an exclusive event last week where guests were invited to personalise their...

“Athleisure” was the dominant fashion trend of 2015, says Polyvore

“Athleisure” has been the dominant fashion trend of 2015, according to The Best of Polyvore 2015 report, which shows the most searched-for terms on the...

BFC announces the latest NEWGEN designers

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has revealed the eight emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support to showcase their AW16 collections at the next...

Myswear launches “world’s first customisable sneaker”

London footwear label Swear has launched what it claims is the world’s first “truly customisable sneaker”. Called Myswear the range comes in 60 customisable options,...

In pictures: The Industry meets William Banks-Blaney

Members of The Industry gathered at Condé Nast College of Fashion in London's Soho on 24 November to hear "The Vintage King" William Banks-Blaney of...

“Millennial” lifestyle site Refinery 29 announces UK team

US lifestyle platform Refinery 29 has revealed the 11-strong team to head up its new dedicated UK site, which is part of a major global expansion. The UK...

WhoWhatWear and Byrdie bring their shoppable platforms to the UK

Pioneering media and e-commcere group Clique Media is bringing its shoppable fashion and beauty platforms, WhoWhatWear and Byrdie, to the UK. Both sites will feature...
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Official Zoolander 2 trailer is released

Having released a teaser trailer in the summer, Paramount Pictures has launched the official trailer for hotly anticipated fashion parody Zoolander 2, or "2oolander". The...