Stylist magazine and shopping malls giant Intu have announced that the large-scale consumer fashion and beauty event, Stylist Live, will take place outside London for the first time at Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester.
The new 100,000 sq ft Coal Drops Yard development in King’s Cross is poised to become a major shopping and lifestyle destination in the heart of London when it opens its doors to the public on 26 October.
There was some unexpected good news for the UK fashion sector in June as a strong month for online sales also translated into strength in clothing, with fashion outstripping overall growth for the month.
Selfridges is diving deep into pop-up stores and while much of the attention around these is focused on the pop-ups opening in its Oxford Street, London flagship store, Manchester is part of the strategy too.
Development at the outlet mall due to open at The O2 in London this October is proceeding with the companies behind it announcing the first names to have signed up. They include Calvin Klein, Kurt Geiger and Levi's.