Fashion retailer Atterley.com, which counts Alexandra Shulman as an advisor, has raised £3 million through a funding round backed by Maven Capital Partners, by Scottish Enterprise and existing shareholders.
The event, this year scheduled in October, has picked the creative director of Lacoste to chair the fashion competition jury, the famous footwear designer for accessories and Dominique Issermann for photography.
News that John Lewis is planning to open most of its fitting rooms when it reopens it stores next week may have been encouraging, but not all retailers are planning on doing likewise — at least not at first.
Barbour has filed its accounts for the 12 months up to the end of April last year and it’s particularly interesting because it includes around a two-month period in which the pandemic was making an impact.
As Fenwick prepares to reopen, its CEO has predicted “ a good opening, but a slow recovery as well”. Yet overall, he’s confident it's on the right track and can do well in the changed retail world of the future.
The label has confirmed Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi and Michele Norsa in their roles as CEO and executive vice-president, while Ferruccio Ferragamo has relinquished the non-executive president role to his brother Leonardo.
At least three Chinese celebrities on Saturday dropped German fashion house Hugo Boss, the latest foreign brand caught in a concerted boycott by Chinese consumers over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
Mercer, the high-end sustainable sneaker brand, has opened a flagship brand store in Amsterdam. At Ferdinand Bolstraat 54 in De Pijp, it “immerses the consumer in the world of Mercer with its latest SS21 collection”.
After spending 2020 “honing” and “reshaping” its business, leather producer and supplier Pittards has talked of "acquitting itself robustly” and has “entered 2021 stronger, with a more diverse and flexible business”.