September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
Farfetch unveiled its new service on Wednesday — Pre-Order. It will offer early access throughout the season for all Farfetch customers to tap into the newest products, rather than being just a VIP service.
UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.
Covid has forced the Italian luxury industry to step up the pace of its transformation and search for investors, as shown by Zegna announcing a forthcoming stock market listing, and L Catterton’s acquisition of Etro.
The Browns kidswear entry announced back in May has finally touched down, the retailer "catering to the cool kids, with the best in fashion alongside some exclusive capsules from brands entirely new to the category".
In a month that's shaping up to be huge as far as luxury deals are concerned, the latest news is that LVMH is boosting its stake in Off-White. Virgil Abloh's streetwear label will now be 60% owned by the French giant.
Frasers Group has unveiled its latest big development. The new Flannels in Sheffield opened its doors with women's and men's ready to wear and accessories, plus kidswear, activewear and — for the first time — beauty.
Gucci has been named as the hottest brand in fashion for the fourth consecutive quarter by Lyst, with the return of dressier options and styles for travel and leisure also being identified as key quarterly trends.