The fashion company started by the late Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is to close this week. The Desiderata business will cease trading on March 31 with director Santa Montefiore saying it has been decided to wind up the firm.
The high-end stores lining Old and New Bond Street will pay £160 million more in business taxes in the next five years as business rates rise from next month. Louis Vuitton's flagship wil pay the biggest single amount.
Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: the Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led the way this Tokyo Fashion Week in showing the world the original craftmanship that helps set Japan apart from the crowd.
It looks like Moncler is to expand in London’s West End after securing a site in Albermarle Street occupied by Italian retailer Gismondi 1754, according to reports. The space is adjacent to its new London flagship.