Italian ‘buy now, pay later’ specialist Scalapay has completed a funding round worth €131 million ($150 million), that will enable the company to bolster its personnel growth and international expansion plans.
Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann.
Gap Inc raised its forecast for annual sales and profit, expecting an unabated surge in demand for new apparel as more people begin to step out and socialize after a year of hunkering down at home due to the pandemic.
The clothes are still snug and cosy, but fashion designers are now dreaming of outings and parties, judging from the womenswear collections for next winter presented virtually in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
H&M is putting more support behind Thursday’s launch of its Simone Rocha collaboration with a digital experience “activated via a beautiful, limited-edition book created in collaboration with painter Faye Wei Wei”.
London Fashion Week ended Tuesday night after scores of virtual shows, presentations and debates, with a collection by Simone Rocha, and Priya Ahluwalia winning the latest Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Fashion.
Fresh from news of its forthcoming Simone Rocha collab, H&M has unveiled two more collabs with a sustainable Lee jeans hook-up for kids and a loungewear launch with “writer, performer and storyteller” Yrsa Daley-Ward.