Isabella Burley has been named as the new chief marketing officer of Acne Studios. She continues the long tradition of prominent journalists moving into the fashion industry and particularly into marketing roles.
Independent watchmaking brand Mr Jones Watches is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the launch a T-shirt range. But don’t expect a watch motif: the debut design honours the firm’s office dog, Stanley the dachshund.
UK-based menswear retailer/wholesaler Baird Group has secured £7 million in funding from Bibby Financial Services (BFS). The additional financing will go to support international growth while increasing stock volumes.
Frasers Group has acquired a big stake in Australian fashion marketplace, MySale. It sees it as "an opportunity for a strategic partnership" to sell end-of-line group products via an established clearance channel.
Valentino is entering what it says is “a new chapter” for its eyewear offer with the July launch of its first products under the exclusive deal it signed with Switzerland-based Akoni Group late last year.
A new BCG and Comité Colbert study shows that 65% of consumers “take into account companies' commitment to sustainable development when deciding on their purchases” and that luxury still needs to do more to excel online.
Evolved By Nature, a biotech firm backed by French fashion company Chanel, said on Thursday it has raised $120 million in a financing round, adding new investors including one of Canada's biggest pension funds.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is to stage its second annual Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) Forum with an extensive day-long programme on 30 June. It will take place at 180 Studios, 180 The Strand, London.
Mulberry was upbeat Wednesday as its reported annual results, with a slew of strong figures and a determination to eventually reopen in Paris. But it has predicted slower growth ahead due to the volatile global backdrop.
The Botswana government and De Beers Group have extended their agreement for the sale of rough diamond production from its joint venture Debswana by an year to June 2023, the diamond miner said on Wednesday.
Off-White has once again partnered with British formal shoe maker Church's, as the U.S. streetwear brand continues to take its iconic 'Meteor' motif into design collaborations with other brands and companies this season.