One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
Burberry seems to be on track with its transformation plan with sales and profits not suffering as it enters a period of fast change. But tough comparisons and regional variations also had an impact on its latest year.
The Italian designer, who arrived at the head of the British label in March, has paid tribute to the house's heritage with a selection of quintessentially Burberry looks, revealed on his Instagram account.
Abercrombie & Fitch has relaunched its corporate website, featuring a new design aiming to provide more information to investors, partners, consumers and employees about corporate sustainability, diversity and community.
It’s been a busy month for the duo behind Chaos, a chaotically named brand that is anything but chaotic – even if the A in their logo is upside down. Opening both a Galeries Lafayette boutique and Paris pop up at Nous.
Sarah Manley, the single most important communications and marketing executive in British fashion, is leaving Burberry. She will resign from the company at the end of July after 17 years at the house.
Call it a bumper London Fashion Week; with some epic shows, brilliant displays of experimental fashion; the debut of great heritage brand and a fond farewell to the most successful British designer of this century.