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Boden

The catalogue is making a comeback: but will it change the...

As a child of the eighties, I can clearly 
remember the heyday of the catalogue. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, they were...
Saks

Sustainability is key issue for department store fashion buyers

Sustainability matters, but does it sell? A report commissioned by the governing body of the Italian fashion industry explored the question with buyers from...
Burberry

Burberry rethinks London offices reduction plan

Burberry has drastically scaled back plans to downsize its London base, and will keep two big buildings in Victoria, the Evening Standard has learnt. When...
Zara

Living Zara: Zara fans will love the fashion brand’s new Instagram...

Love fashion? Chances are you basically live in high street store Zara. Or, at least, that's what your bank account suggests most months. For mega fans of the...
Bernadette

Mother-daughter duos: the new power couples of fashion

After graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Charlotte de Geyter worked in Simone Rocha’s design studio in London and could...
Eva Chen

Instagram’s fashion oracle Eva Chen on oversharing, transparency and protecting teens...

it seems obvious now, that social media can make clothes sell. But back when Eva Chen, American magazine editor turned Instagram ambassador, started posting...
Julian Dunkerton

People’s Vote £1m donor now believes second referendum will happen

Julian Dunkerton, the remain-supporting entrepreneur who donated £1m to the "People's Vote" campaign, has told Sky News he now thinks a second referendum will...
Hype

Who dares wins, if you believe all the Hype

With its ping pong table, bar and gym, the Leicester headquarters of Hype, a fast growing fashion brand, appears to tick all the perk...
Pretty Little Thing

Topman and Pretty Little Thing accused of replacing other brands labels...

Twitter users have accused fashion brands Topman and PrettyLittleThing of “ripping out” labels from other brands and re-selling items with their own tags. On Friday,...
Wellness

Wellness is swallowing the fashion industry whole. Should I switch camps?

I’m thinking of giving up writing about clothes and catwalk shows and reviewing bra tops and yoga classes instead. The latest “in” look for...
Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway Becomes a Unicorn With Mutual Fund Backing

The fashion rental startup is now valued at $1bn, the company said as it announced its latest funding round. Rent the Runway raised a...
Flannels

Flannels hits stride with plans for 60 more stores

Sports Direct’s luxury chain Flannels aims to open about 60 new shops in the next three years. The expansion programme for Flannels, which sells men’s...