MBFW Australia is set to kick off its Resort 2018 schedule May 14 in Sydney. Local designer Dion Lee will open the five-day bonanza, which will also see Australian darling Sass & Bide return after a 14-year hiatus.
Alessandra Rossi has been named President, Off-Season at YNAP. She returns to the firm to run the giant Yoox and Outnet units. Meanwhile, the company also announced a new focus on expansion in the Asia Pacific region.
Whoever said luxury and online don’t go together well? Certainly not Matchesfashion. The boutique-turned-internet-luxury-giant has reported its results for the first time and the numbers are impressive.
The backer behind the new Alexa Chung fashion business has been revealed as Peter Dubens, the co-founder and managing partner of Oakley Capital Private Equity who has also invested in Bella Freud's label.
Pure London looked relatively busy last week despite the industry and retail sector facing huge challenges, from the impact of Brexit to business rate rises. Most interesting was the offer from newcomers to the show.
Designer fashion retailer Matchesfashion is set to open a dedicated standalone boutique for its own fashion brand Raey, in London’s Notting Hill in the spring and is also preparing for a French language site.