Vetements has increased its number of trademark applications for using ‘VTMNTS’. The information, released by The Fashion Law, reignited debates on the evolution of the ‘street couture’ brand, which is seeking a renewal.
The American luxury resale platform has teamed up with brands including Jacquemus and Stella McCartney to launch ReCollection, an upcycling project repurposing defective items or dead stock from these labels.
Bethany Williams is a star in the making. She’s the winner of the 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, meaning Williams wins a £200,000 cash prize and bespoke mentoring to take her fledgling business to the next level.
Debenhams will exit the UK high street for good on May 15 as the administrators close its remaining stores. The closures will end more than 200 years in which the company has been a major name in UK retail.
Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.
Hugo Boss said that it's seen a solid start to the year as it revealed its first-quarter sales. Not that those sales rose. In fact they were down 8% currency-adjusted, or 10% in total to €497 million.
The luxury brand confirmed the continuity of its financial strategy at its general meeting on Tuesday and announced changes in the legal status of Émile Hermès SARL in order to welcome new members of the Hermès family.
It looks like fashion runways are finally about to start warming up. After 15 months of online fashion seasons and virtual catwalks shows, several luxury marques will stage shows on catwalks in the next two months.
Jewellery maker Pandora on Tuesday announced a push for growth in the United States and China, and potential expansion into new areas such as watches and bags, after posting forecast-beating Q1 operating profit.
The French label, which recently opened its first flagship in Korea, generates 71% of its sales with leather goods, including accessibly priced handbags to attract a younger clientèle, according to a study by Retviews.