We caught up with Phair this weekend in London to discuss her plans for the BFC; her take on the future of fashion; how Brexit might impact London designers and British brands; and the BFC’s new plans with Google.
H&M remains the most popular fashion brand globally with Zara, Adidas, Asos and Nike also in the top five of brands consumers are searching for, while French luxury labels are performing strongly, new figures show.
The move will help the British company move closer towards its goal of becoming a global lifestyle brand. Its inaugural collection of sunglasses and optical frames is expected to during Spring Summer 2019.
Mulberry had plenty of news on Wednesday with the luxury firm announcing its full-year results and also a new business deal for South Korea. It's improving internationally although the UK remains a tough market.
Johanna Lightfoot has joined UK fashion chain Topshop as its new head of merchandising, moving from Ralph Lauren, which she only joined last year. She becomes the latest in a series of luxury sector hires.
China’s Fosun International won the bidding war for Lanvin against the Qataris this month for reasons that have little to do with money, creative vision or strategy for France’s oldest fashion maison, four sources said.