Michael Kors is poised to acquire Italian luxury house Versace for $2bn, according to reports in the Italian media.
Amanda Grossman is a leading celebrity make-up artist with a client list including Emma Watson, Cat Deeley and Arizona Muse to name a few. Inspired by Watson, she has switched her kit to become completely ethical and cruelty-free. She talks to The Industry about the boom in conscious consumerism and the power that celebrities and social media have had in driving the movement.
Tailoring retailer Moss Bros has reported first half-year like-for-like retail sales to July 28 were down -6.9%, with total group revenue, excluding VAT, of £64.5m, -3% down on the previous year.
When you’ve lived through a particular decade, then any attempt to revive is sartorial codes can either be a jolly amble down memory lane or a dark vault that you want to remain firmly under lock and key.
Fast fashion giant Primark has extended its Sustainable Cotton Programme into Pakistan, one year on from the initiative’s launch in Northern India.
Farfetch launched its long-anticipated $5.8bn IPO on the New York Stock Exchange to day and its shares made a strong start rising to $28.51, having started at $20m.
Starting out with a direct to consumer approach and a pop-up shop in Soho last summer to give the new brand an identity, M.C. Overalls has recently been picked up by Harvey Nichols, and has just moved its now permanent London retail residence to Brewer Street. CEO, James Scroggs, tells us about the brand’s unconventional but steady rise.
This isn’t particularly scientific, but, recently, I was looking for a particular AW18 Dries Van Noten jacket I’d seen, in store, in Selfridges. It wasn’t on their website, so I tried Mr Porter. Nothing. So, then I thought I’d search FarFetch. With over 600 boutiques said to be affiliated to their network, and 375 luxury brands, you’d expect a decent selection to come up. Nothing again.