Few houses are having a greater impact on fashion today than Balenciaga, thanks above all to the tenure of its Georgian émigré creative director Demna Gvasalia, who sent out a musing on arty power dressing on Sunday.
It is hard to imagine a more contemporary designer than Virgil Abloh, who staged his latest show inside France’s greatest temple to contemporary art, the Pompidou Centre. But then was nowhere to be seen.
Esprit’s problems are continuing with the Hong Kong and Germany-based firm reporting another set of weak results, although they were better than predicted and the company thinks it's on the right track.
Farfetch said Thursday it's buying one of the most dynamic groups of fashion forward designer brands as it continues to expand fast. It also had news on its exec team and reported wider losses as it invests in growth.