LONDON, United Kingdom — House of Fraser said a dispute over a share sale won’t derail the UK. department-store chain’s plans to sell the business to China’s Sanpower Group.
The Savigny Luxury Index fell 2.2 percent this month, as the standoff between the West and Russia over its annexation of Crimea sparked fears of a drop in luxury goods sales to valuable Russian tourists.
Fashion and apparel brands linked to street and graphic artists are leveraging authenticity and social media fluency to create fierce brand loyalty and buzzy product drops.
As London’s Victoria and Albert Museum unveils “The Glamour of Italian Fashion,” Colin McDowell explores the country’s rich fashion history.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Asos Plc reported first-half profit that fell less than analysts expected as the U.K.’s largest online-only fashion retailer invested in logistics and technology as it seeks to expand its revenue.
The third Vogue Festival held over the weekend in London’s Southbank showcased the power of brand Vogue, and the breadth of its ambition in fashion education.
London’s Mayfair continues to attract large numbers of high-net-worth individuals from around the world and the luxury brands that court them. But there are concerns in some quarters that the area’s high-end hipness is threatening the very characteristics that made it desirable in the first place.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Dummies just got smarter. Three years after fashion retailers started outfitting mannequins with cameras to monitor shoppers, a London-based startup has devised models that can talk to customers - via their smartphones.