Metallics, florals and futuristic edge rock London fashion (Reuters)
"Rainbow colored metallics, abstract prints and edgy florals sashayed down the runway on day four of London Fashion Week, which featured a star-studded line-up of designers from Peter Pilotto to Christopher Kane and Burberry's Christopher Bailey."
Relief for luxury groups in French court (FT)
"The French luxury goods industry drew a sigh of relief after a Paris court rejected a jewellery designer’s claim that he owned the intellectual property of designs made when he worked for Van Cleef & Arpels, the jewellery company owned by Swiss-based Richemont."
Fancy Bests Pinterest Again, Adds AmEx, Gift-Giving Platforms (Forbes)
"In his next step to dominate the social universe, Joseph Einhorn has added a gift-giving platform to Fancy. The function enables users to create a gift, invite others to contribute, and have the present sent directly to the recipient."
Alistair Carr headed to McQ as head of design (Telegraph)
"Carr, a graduate of Central Saint Martins College of Art, left his year-long post at Pringle back in April and was succeeded by the in-house design team."
VFiles Officially Launches (WWD)
"VFiles, a new social-media site centered on fashion and style, launched last week following a month of beta testing. The site was conceived and developed by Julie Anne Quay, a former executive editor at V magazine."