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M&S Icons launch feeds into pared-back trend, highlights retailer's confident comeback
M&S has introduced a new curation it says will help its customers “build a timeless wardrobe by getting behind its range of elevated staples with the launch of M&S Icons”.
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.
True Religion expands into China
As part of the partnership, True Religion is committed to opening a mix of 65 freestanding stores and shop-in-shops by 2026 and a total of 108 by 2028.
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.
H&M profit gets Q1 Sellpy boost, says womenswear, COS and Arket are strong
H&M’s Q1 results showed the company increasing operating profit, net profit and sales in the three months to the end of February. But challenges remain and many spring season sales have been delayed by cold weather.
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.
Next has good year, says price rises will slow
Fresh from news of its latest acquisition — Cath Kidston — Next has reported its annual results and as is usually the case with the company, it achieved a performance many peers would envy.
G-Star Raw produces AI-designed one-off denim garment
G-Star Raw has become the first fashion label to take AI-generated design off the screen and into the workshop with a “unique piece of denim couture, which highlights how AI is being used in the real world”.
French label Kaporal files for receivership
The French ready-to-wear label, owned by British investment fund TowerBrook Capital Partners, is seeking to start judicial receivership proceedings before the trade court of Marseilles.
Calvin Klein signs Jung Kook for denim and intimates
Calvin Klein has added Jung Kook to its ambassador roster. The South Korean singer, songwriter and member of BTS, is its new global brand ambassador for jeans and underwear.
American Eagle, E.L.F. launch denim-inspired makeup and skincare collection
American Eagle and E.L.F. Beauty are teaming up to launch a new denim-inspired makeup and skincare collection.
Bluestar Alliance acquires bankrupt Scotch & Soda, some downsizing likely
Dutch fashion business Scotch & Soda has been acquired by Bluestar Alliance, the American brand management company, for an undisclosed sum, with the new owner believing it can attract new shoppers to the label.
True Religion launches new loyalty programme to boost DTC growth
American denim and sportswear brand True Religion has announced the launch of its new loyalty programme, 'True Fam'.
Pepe Jeans hits the Moroccan desert for SS23 campaign
Pepe Jeans London has unveiled its campaign for SS23 with a photoshoot in Marrakech reflecting the collection of natural-tone pieces that “blend into the landscape” and include fabrics “made to withstand the heat”.
M&S spring style campaign puts bigger focus on men's and kidswear
M&S has unveiled its spring style marketing campaign and it’s interesting that the company said the campaign “has an upweighted focus on kids and menswear".
Nic+Zoe names new CEO; enters activewear, denim categories
U.S. fashion brand Nic+Zoe announced on Thursday the promotion of current president Avra Myers to the role CEO, in addition to the launch of new denim and activewear collection, respectively.