Expect a somewhat confusing scene in London Fashion Week this season, with a multitude of art installations, pop-ups and events open to the public –though much of that will represent a very welcome change.
Farfetch has made several changes to its senior management team. Kshitij Kumar has been appointed as the company’s first chief data officer, whilst Holli Rogers is to become its first chief brand officer.
Four months ago, reviewers looking ahead to the February edition of London Fashion Week Men’s all stressed these would be the final menswear shows in London before Brexit. Until Theresa May's deal died in Westminster.
Two of the biggest names in luxury retail are now working together with Farfetch saying on Tuesday that it’s linking up with Harrods and will be the luxury department store’s global commerce platform provider.
One would be forgiven for considering this weekend’s London Fashion Week as the Last Fashion Show, as the industry braces for the very real risk of a Brexit no deal and the likelihood of a slow but sure front-row exit.
The close relationship between luxury e-tailer Farfetch and Browns, the physical store that it acquired back in 2015, has become even closer with Browns’ CEO Holli Rogers having taken on a new role at the parent firm.
Beauty and haircare brand Garnier has turned to Bollywood to drive sales of its brand Garnier Color Naturals and signed three actresses,Taapsee Pannu; Angira Dhar; and Neha Sharma, as the new brand ambassadors.
The apple never falls too far from the tree. Friday witnessed the unveiling of Plan C, and the debut collection of Carolina Castigloni, the daughter of Consuelo Castigloni, the much-acclaimed founding designer Marni.
Farfetch is rarely out of the news these days and on Thursday, as well as its link with The Modist for modest fashion, the company said that its buying and merchandising director Candice Fragis has left the company.