No season in fashion since the pandemic hit is complete without the arrival of a show-in-a-box from Jonathan Anderson, both for his own house and for Loewe. Two boxes, one week apart, the second, from Loewe, on Friday.
In a typically blunt statement, Frasers Group has blasted Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget as doing virtually nothing for hard-pressed retailers on business rates. And it seems some of its stores are at risk as a result.
Finally, Paris Fashion Week had an actual live catwalk show. A drive-in runway event witnessed Thursday night by a few score of editors and influencers from inside Citroen DS7s and staged inside the AccorArena.
Only Rick Owens could find this vision of Venice, a worn concrete military-style jetty jutting out into a gray Adriatic. Which felt a thousand miles from Piazza San Marco, but was only a 20-minute Riva boat ride away.
After opening its first store dedicated to perfume in the French capital in 2019, multi-brand retailer Dover Street Market opened a second address in Paris focused on young designers at 54 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled what has been touted as the most important budget statement in decades. And there's plenty in the latest announcement that directly impacts the fashion and retail sectors.