Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
The house of Versace has announced plans to merge its menswear and womenswear shows into one co-ed show starting next year in February 2020, in a surprise move by the legendary Milan-based fashion brand.
Primark continues to expand and is preparing to enter Poland as new selling space helps drive its sales and profits ever higher. But like-for-like sales growth is hard to come by in current conditions.
In the midst of restructuring, Calvin Klein has called in a bevy of influencers, including the Biebers, Kendall Jenner and rapper A$AP Rocky for the launch of CK50, a capsule celebrating the brand's 50th anniversary.
After Cerruti 1881’s owner Trinity was bought by Shandong Ruyi in 2017, the menswear label began an in-depth restructuring operation involving cuts to its staff and stores. It will not show in Paris in January 2020.
It may seem that almost everyone in the UK fashion retail sector is struggling at the moment, but that's not the case. In fact outdoor clothing specialist Regatta has just reported surging profits and higher sales.