Burgeoning collections, not enough inclusivity, over-reliance on promotions: the US lingerie label has its work cut out to refashion its range and shine again, according to a study by marketing metrics firm Retviews.
No one could fault the latest crop of designer showing, in New York, for effort. In a busy Monday, with almost 30 collections, their arty videos and polished ideas were a reminder of how hard people have been working.
Opening Ceremony may have closed down its destination boutique in Soho last spring, but the brand is very much alive and kicking, as the latest collection from its founders – Carol Lim and Humberto Leon - trumpets.
The opening day of Paris haute couture week ended with three experienced designers -- Giambattista Valli, Julie de Libran and Olivier Theyskens at Azzaro -- showing collections that captured the couture's energy.
It says a great deal about the current Covid confusion in fashion weeks when the Paris menswear season for fall 2021, the biggest annual series of menswear collections in the world, began on Tuesday with a teaser.
Uniqlo's Japanese owner on Thursday said operating profits were higher than pre-pandemic levels in its Q1, boosted by China's resurgence and strong demand for stay-at-home clothes like jogging pants and loungewear.
The house of Saint Laurent returned to Morocco, the home away from home and source of inspiration of its founder Yves, and the setting for a stylish collection by its current creative director Anthony Vaccarello.
H&M's sales were running only 3% down this autumn until the latest wave of lockdowns forced its stores to close again. But its figures for Q4 and the full year show it's managing fairly well in a tough year.