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Loeffler Randall

Cult wedding guest accessories label Loeffler Randall creates prettiest clothing capsule

Jessie Randall started her shoe label back in 2004 because she couldn’t find the exact shoes she wanted to wear. Shoes that were chic...
Asos

Short-sellers turn up pressure on ASOS shares

ASOS, the trailblazer of British online fashion, fell this morning after it came under further pressure from short-sellers. Along with other hedge funds, Gladstone Capital Management...
Versace

Versace “sorry” for implying Hong Kong and Macau are countries

Donatella Versace has apologised after one of her luxury brand's T-shirts implied Hong Kong and Macau were countries, when they are actually Chinese territories. One...
Sports Direct

Michael Murray, head of elevation at Sports Direct, tells how brands...

“I’m not just the guy who presses the button in the lift,” Michael Murray says about his unusual role as “head of elevation” at...
Secondhand

How secondhand clothes can save student budgets – and the planet

It may be cheap and on-trend but fast fashion isn’t the answer for cash-strapped students. For Mia Smith, a fashion communication student at Liverpool...
Farfetch

Farfetch plunges 40% over deal to buy Off-White fashion brand’s owner

The streetwear clothing brand Off-White counts the celebrities Beyoncé and Kylie Jenner as fans, but Farfetch investors were less enthused after the online luxury...
Adidas

Adidas pledges to fix supply issues after missing sales forecast

Sportswear giant Adidas promised to fix supply shortages in North America it missed sales and profit expectations in the second quarter. Sales were up four...
Jack Wills

Jack Wills stores at risk as Sports Direct kicks off landlord...

Sports Direct has begun to negotiate with landlords over rent cuts at Jack Wills stores, which could see some branches marked for closure by...
Duchess of Sussex guest edits British Vogue

How Meghan’s workwear collection will help women into work

The September issue of UK Vogue, guest edited by the Duchess of Sussex, has not yet hit newsstands, but much of its content has...
Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss suits are out of favour with Americans

As if the luxury goods industry didn’t have enough to worry about with the troubling developments in its key Asia markets, Hugo Boss AG has...
Nobody's Child

The £35 guilt‑free dress by Nobody’s Child, the ethical fast fashion...

You’ve swapped your plastic straws for paper ones, your water bottle for a flask and you get a zealous glint in your eye when...
Next

Next boss Lord Wolfson backs hardball Brexit talks

Next's chief executive has backed Boris Johnson's hardball tactics on Brexit as the retailer continues to prepare for the UK's departure from the EU. Lord Wolfson said: "I...