Leave it to Maria Grazia Chiuri to invent a new take on her feminist fashion with an intensely sporty, hyper graphic Dior collection for next spring, unveiled Tuesday in Paris, the first full day of Paris Fashion Week.
Footfall across all UK retail destinations rose week-on-week in the latest seven days (19-25 September) and was particularly welcome on three important fronts. It was the first rise registered in the past four weeks.
There were many warnings and they seem to be coming true. When the UK ended the tax-free shopping perk for tourists, it was feared international tourists would shun Britain. A new survey suggests they’re doing that.
Burberry has unveiled its SS22 collection and unlike many luxury peers, has shown digitally. It also named a new data and analytics chief, the new post underlining the importance of those functions to the brand.
Britain's opposition Labour Party would impose higher taxes on online retailers to fund tax relief for bricks and mortar businesses, the party's would-be finance minister Rachel Reeves will say on Monday.
Following MSGM, a number of new, innovative brands are hitting the Milanese runway, including the likes of Shi.RT, by Aquilano and Rimondi, and Vitelli, headed up by Mauro Simionato and his experimental knitwear.
It was the young brands that offered up the most original runway shows in Milan on Friday, from Act N°1's live chamber orchestra and crinolines, to the hypnotic afterparty-like lighting effects at Sunnei.
In a busy Saturday in Milan, Giorgio went Zen master in his private palazzo, Dolce & Gabbana presented disco damsels, Ermanno Scervino refocused with force and Salvatore Ferragamo had a tricky delivery.
The catwalks were graced with playful and magnetic shows on Thursday, with MM6 hosting a cocktail hour runway show at a cult Milan bar, while GCDS unveiled a sexy and sparkly collection that screamed Studio 54.