Rihanna has made an impact since launching her Savage X Fenty line last month with reported strong sales and she’s now announced that London will host a pop-up shop, the label’s second after New York.
Few designers are writing a tougher fashion vernacular than Matthew Miller who presented his latest collection on three different young Indie bands in a brick-walled club under a London railway bridge on Friday night.
Leave it to Jonathan Anderson to open London Fashion Week Men’s without actually staging a show but at a pop-up opening where he explained a new strategy for his fashion house – one where drops, not seasons, count more.
Think of this coming weekend in London as a Double Hitter Twelfth Night. Both to celebrate the epiphany and kick off London Fashion Week Men’s, a four-day feast of some 50 events - shows; presentations; and lock-ins.
“Work, live, play, and now learn,” is the mantra of Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, the CEO of Dubai Design District, or D3, the setting for Fashion Forward Dubai, the biggest new fashion and design cluster in the world.
JW Anderson and Converse are building buzz for their new collaboration ahead of its December debut with a pop-up store on Saturday. But this is a case of blink-and-you’ll miss it with the pop-up open for one day only.
River Island saw lower operating profit last year even though sales rose and it blamed that familiar scenario, the “challenging” retail environment. But it also ploughed money into tech and expects to reap the rewards.