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London Fashion Week Coronavirus

Coronavirus: global fashion industry facing a “nightmare”

Luxury goods makers are anticipating significant losses due to the coronavirus outbreak, while High Street retailers could see new collections delayed by months. The global...

Alexander McQueen donates fabric to Central Saint Martins and University of...

Alexander McQueen has established a new scheme which will redirect the brand's surplus house fabrics to international fashion students and institutions across the UK. The...
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...
Fenwick

Fenwick to rent out part of West End store to survive...

Fenwick, one of London’s oldest department stores is turning some of its floorspace into offices as part of a plan to weather the crisis...
Beyonce x Adidas IVY PARK

Power play of sports brands puts retailers on back foot

When Beyoncé launched her Ivy Park collaboration with Adidas last month there was little doubt that the “athleisure” range would be in demand, given...
Maya Jama

Maya Jama to wear world’s first 5G-powered augmented reality dress at...

Watching the red carpet and seeing all the incredible dresses and outfits is one of the best parts of awards season and this week’s...
John Lewis

Struggling John Lewis will no longer give out weekly sales figures

The owner of struggling John Lewis and Waitrose will stop publishing weekly updates on how many goods it has sold as it inches closer to...
Beales

Beales auditor faces scrutiny after collapse of department store chain

The firm responsible for auditing Beales department store’s financial accounts is expected to face scrutiny after it emerged that the retailer collapsed just over...
A Bathing Ape

Fashion firm A Bathing Ape to open European flagship store in...

Japanese streetwear fashion label A Bathing Ape, known as Bape, will invest in opening a new European flagship store in Mayfair this year. The Evening...
Allbirds

Footballer who became a champion of sustainable chic

After his playing career was cut short, Tim Brown built a $1 billion business by making trainers that are the opposite of flash. A...

Struggling retail sector sheds thousands of jobs

About 57,000 retail workers lost their jobs last year, according to an assessment that underscores the problems on Britain’s high streets. Only a fortnight after...
Bethany Williams

London designer Bethany Williams has created a menswear collection to help...

An award-winning fashion designer has created a menswear collection for charity, saying she “had to do whatever I could to help” homeless women and...