Off-price marketplace Afound to launch in Sweden

2018/02 01 09:02

Courtesy: Afound Afound, an off-price marketplace offering selected, broad and varied range of discounted products from well-known lifestyle and fashion brands, with both external and the H&M group’s own brands, with an extensive selection for both men and women, is set to launch in Sweden in 2018. H&M offer fashion and quality at the best […]

Indian brand Louis Philippe forays into Nepal

2018/01 31 06:01

India’s Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri (3rd from left); Vikram Shivadas, Director, International Markets, ABFRL (2nd from left); and Rupesh Pandey, Director, RP Group (5th from left). Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd has announced its premium menswear brand, Louis Philippe’s foray into Nepal with the launch of its first exclusive brand outlet at […]

LVMH posts 13% organic growth in Fashion & Leather

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: LVMH LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury products group, has achieved organic revenue growth of 13 per cent in its fashion and leather business for 2017. On a reported basis, revenue growth was up 21 per cent and profit from recurring operations increased by 27 per cent. The group's revenue rose […]

Panorama Berlin 2018 covers wide range of winter fashion

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: Panorama Berlin The 11th edition of Panorama Berlin Fall/Winter 2018/2019, the European expo for leading fashion brands, which was held from January 16 to 18, 2018, at Berlin, Germany, ended on a successful note. Panorama Berlin presents a contemporary and relevant selection of women’s and men’s collections, shoes, accessories, and lifestyle articles by leading […]

HKTDC to present accessory brands at CIFF

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: Volare In an attempt to help Hong Kong designers enter the northern European market, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is all set to host four accessory brands at the upcoming Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF). HKTDC will present a pavilion at the premier fashion event in Northern Europe, for greater exposure and […]

Alvanon & Chinese pioneer open fashion hub in China

2018/01 31 06:01

Global innovations firm, Alvanon, has joined hands with former editor-in- chief of Apparel Monthly, Jenny Liu, and opened The Shanghai Apparel Experience Centre (SHAEC), a unique industry hub that will connect and bring to market pioneering technologies and sustainable innovations for transforming the fashion industry in China and the rest of the world. SHAEC will […]

Foot Locker takes a minority stake in Carbon38

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: Carbon38 Foot Locker, the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, has decided to strategically invest in Carbon38, taking a minority stake in the world's destination for women's luxury activewear. The $15 million Series A funding round brings the funds raised by Carbon38 to $26 million since 2013. Carbon38 focuses on meeting the needs of modern […]

Cone Denim & Thread unveil sustainable denim fabric

2018/01 29 08:01

Cone Denim, a leading supplier of denim fabrics to top denim apparel brands, has partnered with Thread International to expand its S GENE collection with socially sustainable denim fabrics made with post-consumer recycled content. Thread is on a mission to end poverty by utilising waste as a resource and supporting responsible, traceable supply chains. Cone […]

Chinese brands to show clothing designs at NYFW: Men’s

2018/01 29 08:01

Courtesy: Alibaba Chinese brands will showcase their new 2018 autumn-winter range of clothing at New York Fashion Week (NYFW): Men’s. As part of the agreement between Alibaba’s B2C e-commerce platform Tmall and NYFW: Men’s, four fashion labels will show off their styles and designs to 300 fashion editors, retail executives, buyers and the industry’s thought […]

LVMH makes Hedi Slimane image director of Céline

2018/01 29 08:01

Hedi Slimane/Courtesy: LVMH LVMH, the world's largest luxury-goods company, has named Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline with effect from February this year. He will direct all Céline collections, extending to men’s fashion, couture and fragrances. Slimane wit his talent will ensure a further era of exceptional growth and development for […]

Foot Locker takes a minority stake in Carbon38

2018/01 29 08:01

Courtesy: Carbon38 Foot Locker, the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, has decided to strategically invest in Carbon38, taking a minority stake in the world's destination for women's luxury activewear. The $15 million Series A funding round brings the funds raised by Carbon38 to $26 million since 2013. Carbon38 focuses on meeting the needs of modern […]

PacSun enters unified commerce with Columbus Consulting

2018/01 25 12:01

Courtesy: Columbus Columbus Consulting International, a leading retail consultancy, has announced that PacSun (Pacific Sunwear of California, LLC.), a leading specialty retailer from US, offering a cross-section of emerging brands and trending fashion, has worked with Columbus Consulting to identify the retailer’s technology needs in order to embrace unified commerce. Since the retailer was acquired […]