Vans has big news this week, revealing its new pinnacle category, OTW by Vans. This is “where elevated product and brand experiences come together with art, design, style, skate culture and entertainment”.
Will Frasers Group ever stop buying business or snapping up stakes in other companies? At the moment it seems unlikely and its latest buys this week are stakes in Boohoo Group and electricals retailer Currys.
Kurt Geiger is to continue its international expansion after securing a new funding deal that has seen it refinancing its debt. The footwear retailer currently operates 70 standalone stores and 100+ concessions.
Friday will see the opening in a pop-up in London’s Soho for ’47, the privately-owned premium sports lifestyle brand. It will debut on the corner of Air Street, showcasing its apparel and headwear offer.
Unscheduled trading updates are usually cause for alarm. But Monday saw one from Next and given that this is one of the most successful retailers in the UK, it's unsurprising that it contained good news, not bad.
The debut of star Pharrell Williams at Louis Vuitton is the hottest ticket at Paris Fashion Week as it kicks off on Tuesday, seen as a significant moment in the evolution of the multi-billion-dollar industry.
Few designers in history can cut a snappier suit than Dolce & Gabbana, who staged an impressive lesson in stylish dressing and a brilliant display on directional tailoring on a sunny Saturday in Milan.