Designers cut prices, Burberry’s next frontier, Colour comeback, Valentino for Gap, London’s night out

Z Spoke by Zac Posen, Autumn/Winter 2010 | Source: Nitrolicious

Designers Show Off Less-Expensive Clothing (WSJ)
“Almost every high-end fashion designer has been forced to cut prices or launch lower-priced collections since the economy tanked… [secondary collections] are creeping out of the showrooms and onto the runways this week.”

Burberry’s conquest of cyber space (Telegraph)
“We are now as much a media-content company as we are a design company, because it’s all part of the overall experience. So it’s a big deal. It’s changing the whole system of buying, and the whole cycle of production.”

The Runways Lighten Up (WSJ)
“Stores may now be stocked with this fall’s cautious camel and gray classics, but there are signs that bright colors and whimsy are about to return to fashion.”

Valentino launches capsule collection with Gap (Catwalk Queen)
“In terms of unlikely collaborations, this one has to be up there. In celebration of their arrival in Italy, Gap have announced they have teamed up with the House of Valentino for a capsule collection.”

London’s Fashion’s Night Out (Vogue UK)
“There were Bugsy Malone-themed dance lessons in Rupert Sanderson, cookery lessons in Browns, fashion design lessons in Harvey Nicks… and live music in the windows of Matthew Williamson and Burberry.”