One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
Stories Behind Things, a female-led sustainable fashion collective, will be hosting a clothing swapping event at the Hoxton Hotel in Holborn this month and is looking to the concept to continental Europe.
Selfridges has linked up with eyewear start-up Wires Glasses, the company co-founded by model Lily Cole, to launch a pop-up that opens on Sunday in the retailer’s personalisation area on its lower-ground floor.
Italy’s Borsalino, one of the world’s most famous hat makers and known for Humphrey Bogart’s fedora in the film “Casablanca”, has been rescued by Haeres Equita, a group of investors led by a Swiss-Italian financier.
Asos powered ahead in SS18 as the UK, US and EU markets all bought into its offer in large numbers. And full-price trading has continued strongly during July, apparently with no negative impact from the heatwave.
Perry Ellis International Inc is moving forward with its buyout deal with founder George Feldenkreis and is one step closer to closing the deal, despite a higher competing offer from Randa Accessories Leather Goods.