Secoo, L Catterton Asia, JD become strategic partners

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Secoo Secoo Holding, Asia's largest online integrated upscale products and services platform, is now a strategic partner of L Catterton Asia, the Asian unit of the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm, and JD.com, China’s largest retailer. Secoo has got a US$175 million investment as three-year convertible note from L Catterton and […]

Burberry Q1FY18 comparable sales grow 3%

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Burberry plc Burberry has recorded 3 per cent increase in its comparable sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, with a solid performance in retail in a period of transition. The company has also announced strategic investment in key markets including relocating and expanding its flagship store in Dubai and closing an additional […]

Chanel most emotionally intelligent brand: Survey

2018/07 19 13:07

Chanel is the most emotionally intelligent brand followed closely by Louis Vuitton, according to a survey. Chanel has earned an overall score of 7.14 out of a maximum possible 10. The fashion brand’s score is driven primarily by two elements, which account for 50 per cent of the score weighting, including quality of products and […]

Reebok, CFDA join hands to nurture America’s fashion

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Reebok Global fitness and lifestyle brand Reebok has joined hands with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). The collaboration aims to nurture creativity and future talent of American fashion. The alliance was established in recognition of the ongoing challenge faced when seeking new talent within today’s rapidly-evolving fashion landscape. Reebok has established […]

Japan’s online fashion retailer Start Today goes global

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Start Today Japan’s largest online fashion retailer Start Today has rolled out its innovative custom-fit private label Zozo in 72 countries, initiating the first key step to fulfill its global ambitions. Consumers in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas can now sign up to receive free Zozosuits, founder-CEO Yusaku Maezawa recently told […]

British retailers to take part in Shape GB campaign

2018/07 19 13:07

Major British high street stores like Asos, River Island, New Look and Next will participate in the Shape GB campaign, a survey conducted for the first time in 17 years across the United Kingdom to create standardised sizes. Around 30,000 adults will submit their measurements using an app that will enable retailers to adhere to […]

Denim of Virtue introducing Polygiene treated jeans

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Denim of Virtue The Asia branch of the Los Angeles-based premium denim brand, Denim of Virtue, is now introducing Polygiene treated jeans. The aim is to treat a major part of the Denim of Virtue-jeans sold in Korea, starting with the initial launch of designer jeans that stays fresh. The launch has been mainly […]

Woolmark declares 12 finalists of IWP 2018/19

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Woolmark The Woolmark Company has declared the 12 fashion labels to compete in the global final of the 2018/19 International Woolmark Prize (IWP). Finalists will be invited to compete in the global final to be held in London in February 2019 as well as to receive mentoring support from a global panel of experts, […]

BFC to promote Tier 1 visa for fashion industry

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: British Fashion Council The British Fashion Council (BFC) is working with Arts Council England (ACE), in partnership with the Home Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to expand and promote the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa to fashion industry applicants. The BFC will work as an Independent Assessor for Tier […]

Invista & Cone Denim to show new collection at ORSM

2018/07 19 13:07

Invista’s Cordura brand and Cone Denim, will show their latest collection, Cordura S Gene Denim, at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM), which will be held from July 23 to 28, 2018, in Denver, in Cone Denim booth #23110-SL and Cordura booth #54037-UL. The denim offers an authentic look and feel with hidden performance and […]

Pure London collaborates with Graduate Fashion Week

2018/07 19 13:07

Pure London has announced that the fashion event is collaborating with Graduate Fashion Week to showcase ten of this year’s graduates from the ‘Top 25 Graduate Collections’ including award winners, on the Pure London main stage catwalk. Pure London is UK’s leading trade fashion buying event, which will be held from July 22 to 24, […]

PVH unveils e-commerce platform for Heritage Brands

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Business wire PVH has unveiled an e-commerce platform for its Heritage Brands. Consumers can now shop PVH’s IZOD and Van Heusen brands through three distinct platforms, IZOD.com, VanHeusen.com and styleBureau.com, allowing them to buy from all three sites in a single shopping bag. The website has been created in partnership with design and innovation […]