Mom, I'll Make a Profit Soon (WSJ)
"Mrs. Posen has been pressing for more attention to the commercial side—as opposed to the artistic side—of fashion. The company has added new lines, shed expenses and employees, and even moved some production from Italy to China to save money."
Jaeger targets younger shoppers (FT)
"Boutique by Jaeger aims to compete with high street stores such as Whistles, Reiss and All Saints, but also with diffusion ranges from upmarket designers such as Marc by Marc Jacobs and See by Chloé."
Anya Hindmarch designs a collection of coats for Barbour (Telegraph)
"Hindmarch, who launched her own label at the age of 19, in 1993, has created four exclusive designs for Barbour’s autumn/winter 2010 collection."
Seventies Chic, Eighties Excess—Here’s Where It All Started (Style.com)
"Saillard’s latest show presents 'an ideal history of contemporary fashion' of the seventies and eighties, seen through films of the era’s shows and television reports."
Primark owner's shares fall after City criticism of fast-fashion chain (Telegraph)
"Primark has long been held up as the retail success story of the millennium, but yesterday the fast-fashion chain suffered a rare piece of City criticism when analysts at Deutsche Bank suggested it was overvalued."