Any hopes of seeing last week’s retail footfall numbers continue to rise across the UK were severely blown off course by Storm Eunice and Storm Dudley, They left their marks across all destinations, two reports show.
A season of empowerment on Monday, with shows by distinctive non-British designers: active professional élan at Roksanda; modernist cabaret femme fatales at Erdem and suffragette revival chic from France’s Paul & Joe.
Natural diamond supply has peaked and will remain stable for the next few decades, the CEO of mining giant De Beers told Reuters on Monday, adding that the industry should see decent medium- to long-term growth.
Milan Week announces nearly 170 presentations over five days with 67 shows, only eight in digital format. This season will welcome ten new names and see the return of Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Trussardi.
UK property giant Hammerson bowed Monday to press speculation that it was indeed in discussions with Swiss firm Redical to sell its Victoria Gate and Victoria Quarter shopping centres in Leeds for around £120 million.
Pantone has released its trend colours for London Fashion Week, with an AW22 “imaginative and intriguing mix of timeless tones and artful brights [to] embrace contrasting desires for serenity and energy”.
Gucci Vault, the online concept store created under the vision of Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, is welcoming a wider selection of brands through exclusive capsule collections or curated selections.
A poignant day in London on Sunday, where 16Arlington staged the last collection by the late Federica Cavenati, and Simone Rocha unveiled her collection inside the Great Hall at The Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn.