After supporting the creation of Livy in 2017, the French group has buttressed its lingerie business by buying a stake in Ysé, an underwear label founded in 2012 by Clara Blocman and Bérengère Lehembre.
The Google vice president of product will support Lyst on product development and management as the London-based business continues to build its reputation as the world’s largest fashion search platform.
Middle Eastern tourists are expected to boost UK luxury retail this summer with a particular interest in British brands. That’s according to Global Blue, which predicted a 16% rise in transactions by Gulf visitors.
River Island is getting a sister brand in the form of Harpenne, a womenswear label launching in September. Harpenne will target an older age group with ethically sourced pieces designed to flatter all body shapes.
The Italian outdoor apparel brand owned by VF Corp has launched a ‘green’ version of one of its signature items, the Skidoo anorak, now made in Econyl, a regenerated, 100% recyclable nylon fabric by Aquafil.