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Most UK consumers now have pre-owned items, clothing most popular category
Around 25% of people in the UK have no pre-owned items in their wardrobes, according to a new study, although while that might be bad news from one angle, it also means that 75% are already switched on to pre-owned
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Delayed Sloane Street transformation to start, will see £46m spend
London’s Sloane Street is to be transformed into a greener and even more appealing shopping destination in a partnership between landlord/developer Caodgan and the local authority.
Prada announces more than 400 hires in its factories by the end of 2023
The Italian group will recruit more than 400 people by the end of the year, including 200 from its own training school, to strengthen its industrial capacities in Italy, especially in leather goods and footwear.
WGSN owner says revenue rises, but non-fashion is growth driver
Up-for-sale WGSN could have a new owner before the end of April. That’s the news from UK-based specialist information and analytics owner Ascential that earlier decided to offload the UK-based business in January.
Italy's fashion group Roberto Cavalli appoints Sergio Azzolari as CEO
Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli said on Thursday it had named Sergio Azzolari as its new chief executive officer, effective on April 2.
Richemont's Enquirus is new digital platform to thwart luxury watch and jewellery thieves
Richemont, a key player in the luxury watch and jewellery sectors, announced on Thursday that it has launched “a neutral, global digital platform designed to help reduce watch and jewellery-related crime”
A journey with Dior: the Andalusian craftsmanship that seduced Maria Grazia Chiuri
FashionNetwork.com followed the designer's journey in search of Andalusian artisans to collaborate with for her Cruise 2023 collection.
Aeffe streamlines corporate structure, parts ways with Moschino's managing director
The Aeffe group has approved the merger by incorporation of its wholly-owned subsidiaries Moschino and Aeffe Retail. Moschino's managing director Stefano Secchi will leave the company on March 31.
Uniqlo and Theory to open Covent Garden combo flagship
After opening a joint giant-sized Uniqlo-Theory space on London’s Regent Street, the owner of both brands, Fast Retailing, is clearly pleased with the results and will open another in Covent Garden late next month.
Jimmy Choo Academy in link with Oxford University’s Saïd Business School
The Jimmy Choo Fashion Academy (JCA) is increasingly making an impact and is likely continue doing so with the announcement of a “unique partnership” with Oxford University’s Saïd Business School
GXO Direct launches warehousing solutions for UK SMEs
It’s big in the world of UK and Ireland logistics with a client list already including M&S, ASOS, and Matchesfashion. But GXO has now launched GXO Direct in the UK offering shared warehousing solutions for smaller firms.
The RealReal enhances consignment service model
Online luxury resale platform The RealReal has enhanced its consignment service model to create a more elevated experience for its customers.
Tommy Jeans is latest collab for busy Aries
Luxury streetwear brand Aries is having a busy month with the London-based label following up a Yoox collaboration earlier in March with a Tommy Hilfiger link-up this week.
Burberry acquires Italian technical outerwear business from supplier
Burberry has made a key move to boost its technical outerwear production capacity. It has entered into a deal to acquire a business from longstanding Italian supplier Pattern SpA for €21 million.
Cross and Bendjima star in new Farfetch campaign
Farfetch has unveiled its latest campaign with its SS23 creative featuring Marcia Cross of Desperate Housewives fame and model Younes Bendjima.