Sales at Stella McCartney fell to £28.4m from £38.6m as the pandemic hit last year. And it saw a pre-tax loss bigger than its sales at £31.4m. But 2020 was also a year of renewal and it said 2021 sales are recovering.
The CEO of Tomorrow, which recently bought Martine Rose, tells FashionNetwork.com how his service platform for emerging labels has added direct retail and consulting to its services in the midst of Covid and Brexit.
News that ASOS CEO Nick Beighton has stepped down rather put the firm’s results statement in the shade. But there’s no denying the company remains one of the most successful in fashion retail, even if growth is slowing.
The international runway season ended this week after four weeks of shows in four fashion capitals. This season, we pick the 12 most important from live catwalk shows in Europe, with New York closed to foreign editors.
Few UK brands have enjoyed such explosive growth as Orlebar Brown, the stylish resort label noted for its brilliant photo imagery swimwear. We spoke with founder Adam Brown on his entrepreneurial life with Chanel.
There was a notable French touch at London Fashion Week this weekend, with shows from Stephen Jones, Bianca Saunders, Bethany Williams, N Palmer, 16Arlington, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Art School and Jamie Wei Huang.