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In row with Tiffany, LVMH may find that most sales are final

In row with Tiffany, LVMH may find that most sales are final

France's LVMH faces an uphill battle in walking away from its $16 billion deal to buy U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co, with legal experts noting most mergers which end up in court are renegotiated rather than dissolved.
Luxury
Edward Crutchley’s Yakuza wives confirm him as a truly major talent

Edward Crutchley’s Yakuza wives confirm him as a truly major talent

Few designers in London today pack as much punch and panache as Edward Crutchley, whose latest collection was an ode to a beautifully histrionic Yakuza gangster film, and all the better for that.
Fashion
'Local' London destinations almost back to full health but West End slumbers

'Local' London destinations almost back to full health but West End slumbers

​Footfall to London’s West End remain down by around half year-on-year even though visitor traffic to more ‘local’ London retail destinations is on its way to a full recovery.
Fashion
Regent Street landlord Crown Estate hangs on to cash to survive the pandemic

Regent Street landlord Crown Estate hangs on to cash to survive the pandemic

​The Crown Estate, like other major landlords, is aiming to conserve as much cash as it possibly can and has delayed the payment of its annual income to the Treasury in the face of a shortfall in rent payments.
Fashion
Roland Mouret debut on Amazon's luxury platform

Roland Mouret debut on Amazon's luxury platform

As Amazon launches into luxury fashion and the debate rages about whether that’s a good thing or not, one major London name is backing the move.
Fashion
Rent the Runway cuts unlimited membership plan

Rent the Runway cuts unlimited membership plan

The designer clothing rental service has announced that it is discontinuing its unlimited membership in favor of a new pricing structure allowing subscribers to rent four, eight or 16 pieces a month.
Fashion
On its final day, NYFW fuses fun and activism

On its final day, NYFW fuses fun and activism

The final day of this New York fashion season concluded with a surprise collaboration between Christian Cowan and Lil Nas X, a voter registration campaign from Tanya Taylor, and a backyard party from Christian Siriano.
Luxury
LVMH, Tiffany wrangle over court dates after acquisition turns sour

LVMH, Tiffany wrangle over court dates after acquisition turns sour

LVMH tried on Thursday to block an attempt by Tiffany to fast-track legal proceedings in the United States to force the French luxury group to honor an acquisition deal agreed last year.
Luxury
Hard-edged, performance-art chic by Burberry opens London Fashion Week

Hard-edged, performance-art chic by Burberry opens London Fashion Week

Hard-edged chic at Burberry; where a cool cult met for an alternative ceremony inside a soaring forest, in a work of performance art created by Anne Imhof and unveiled Thursday lunchtime, opening London Fashion Week.
Luxury
Westfield owner boosts finances, says sales and footfall improve

Westfield owner boosts finances, says sales and footfall improve

The French shopping centres giant has updated on footfall, sales and rent collections, as well as announcing a plan to “strengthen its balance sheet and increase financial flexibility to execute its long-term strategy”.
Fashion
Erykah Badu and Bella Hadid 'host' Burberry fashion show

Erykah Badu and Bella Hadid 'host' Burberry fashion show

Burberry has announced more details about its Thursday SS21 fashion show that is being livestreamed via Twitch as a way to create an impactful event in the era of social distancing. 
Luxury
Retail entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli acquires Ann Demeulemeester

Retail entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli acquires Ann Demeulemeester

​Italian fashion entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli has acquired Antwerp-based Ann Demeulemeester. The designer, who exited her label in 2013, welcomed the news that the New Guards Group co-founder has taken control.
Fashion
NYFW Day 3: Brands look on the bright side

NYFW Day 3: Brands look on the bright side

​​On the penultimate day of this week's New York Fashion Week calendar, vivid looks reigned supreme, as designers focused on joy and optimism. 
Fashion
Chanel names Agathe Derain head of human rights

Chanel names Agathe Derain head of human rights

The French luxury house has promoted Agathe Derain, previously the responsible sourcing director for the brand's fragrance and beauty division, to a newly created role dedicated to human rights. 
Fashion
Arkadiusz Likus on creating Poland’s most fashionable shopping destination

Arkadiusz Likus on creating Poland’s most fashionable shopping destination

A decade ago, Arkadiusz Likus opened Vitkac, realizing a dream – launching Warsaw’s one and only truly fashionable department store. And he honed his game plan from a famed fashion executive, the late Yves Carcelle.
Fashion
Global-e gets key new exec from Boden, links with Never Fully Dressed

Global-e gets key new exec from Boden, links with Never Fully Dressed

​Cross-border e-commerce specialist Global-e has named a former Boden exec as its VP of Business Development and has also signed up Never Fully Dressed to its platform.
Fashion