Marc Jacobs has teamed up with MasterClass to offer his first online course in fashion design. The fifteen video session class teaches construction, creating unique shapes and silhouettes, and creating new trends.
Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77. One of the greatest influencer-designers, he defined body-con dressing, staying relevant as trends changed via his signature style, and being the first designer to go seasonless.
Marimekko may be quite low-key when it delivers its earnings announcements but its high-profile prints are clearly making an impact on consumers, despite the tough market and a few difficult years for the business.
Australia’s biggest department store chain, Myer Holdings Ltd, cut its growth targets on Wednesday as it battles intensifying competition and a rebellion from its biggest shareholder, sending its shares sharply down.
Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay Co said on Wednesday it had received a bid for its German department store chain Kaufhof from Signa Holding, the Austrian property and retail group that owns Karstadt.
Value Retail, the company behind some of the world’s most successful luxury outlet centres, has launched China’s largest mobile payment method Alipay to give its Chinese consumers an easy and safe way to make payments.
One of India’s largest home textiles manufactures Trident is looking to expand its retail presence in the country by doubling its point of sales and expects to be a Rs 1000 crore (approx $154 million) brand by 2020.