Johnny Coca has left his position as creative director of Mulberry, the British fashion and accessories house, as announced on Tuesday, bringing down the curtains on a five-year stint at the famed UK marque.
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.
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.
The latest house to develop a new way of showing its women’s ready-to-wear is Mulberry, which presented on a London runway, a collection much of which it first revealed in a Paris showroom four months before.
The next London Fashion Week five-day season kicks off Friday morning; with a major drive to turns things ever more ecological; alongside a bittersweet farewell to the country’s most successful designer this century.
In a season marked by many retailers changing their approach for their Christmas campaigns, Mulberry has stuck to its tradition of creating quirky films that still manage to put its product at the heart of the message.