The CFDA's answer to overseas menswear weeks has yet to find its footing, but the three days of mostly menswear shows and presentations hit some high notes with both up-and-coming designers and established returns.
Luxury footwear brand Altr has announced an exclusive iridescent collaboration with Selfridges as the UK store continues to focus heavily on limited edition product and as the iridescence trend is key for 2019.
Capri Holdings sees the accessories businesses at both Jimmy Choo and Versace as underdeveloped and has high hopes for their future, it said, as it also hailed Michael Kors' potential, despite weakness in watches.
There was more of the same from Superdry in Q3 as wholesale rose but retail and e-tail dropped again due to the weather and to product issues. Yet the company said the work it's doing to transform its fortunes goes on.
Department store David Jones said on Thursday its Chief Executive Officer David Thomas had resigned and that Ian Moir, the CEO of its South African parent Woolworths Holdings would help run the business in the interim.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and other officials will travel to Beijing next week for trade talks, aiming to clinch a deal to avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods.