Theyskens and Ricci part, Fashion deflates, H&M in Moscow, London retail

Olivier Theyskens

Olivier Theyskens and Lily Donaldson at the conclusion of Nina Ricci A/W 2009

Theyskens, Ricci Part Ways (WWD)
“Olivier Theyskens and Nina Ricci are officially divorced.”

Fashion Deflation (Forbes)
In anticipation of consumers’ budget cuts, expect lower prices from designers and retailers.

H&M unveils full concept store in Moscow (Fibre2Fashion)
Despite the global recession, H&M opens up shop in Moscow.

London retail sales hold up (Drapers)
“London retail sales rose 5.9% on a like-for-like basis in February outperforming the rest of the UK, which recorded a 1.8% fall in like-for-like sales over the month.”