With the UK off limits due to many nations due to the pandemic, the next London Fashion Week takes place under tricky conditions, however the British Fashion Council has pulled plenty of action into the season.
Is the UK's Frasers Group about to make a bid for Hugo Boss? Some investors in the latter seem to think so as its shares jumped on Friday on speculation that shareholder Frasers has ambitions to take control.
Mulberry is preparing for a series of contemporary designer collaborations as it celebrates its 50th year. It said reaching its half century means a series of “joyful” link-ups with a trio of “visionary designers”.
Can a bag save the world? Possibly not, but it can at least prevent it from becoming more polluted. At Mulberry the new goal is a farm-to-finished product supply chain. The house’s CEO Thierry Andretta explains how.
Frasers said on Tuesday it has increased its stake in German luxury fashion house Hugo Boss to 15.2% through stocks and derivatives, part of Ashley's ongoing drive to take the British sportswear retailer upmarket.
Onward Luxury Group has been bought from the Onward group by its Italy-based management. Now called High Italian Manufacturing Co., it will continue to run the licensed business of labels like Rochas and Elie Saab.
Frasers Group is continuing its deep dive into the luxury sector. On Thursday it announced that it has increased its already-large stake in leather goods company Mulberry and could make an offer for the brand.