Frasers Group has acquired a big stake in Australian fashion marketplace, MySale. It sees it as "an opportunity for a strategic partnership" to sell end-of-line group products via an established clearance channel.
Valentino is entering what it says is “a new chapter” for its eyewear offer with the July launch of its first products under the exclusive deal it signed with Switzerland-based Akoni Group late last year.
Dressed up but laid back, cheerful and light-hearted. These were the bywords adopted by fashion designers for next summer, embodied in the menswear collections showcased on the London, Florence, Milan and Paris runways.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is to stage its second annual Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) Forum with an extensive day-long programme on 30 June. It will take place at 180 Studios, 180 The Strand, London.
UK lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston’s new owner could be investor Hilco. It’s close to buying the brand and wholesale operations, having held “detailed talks” with owner Baring Private Equity Asia, a report says.
Fashion and sustainability continue to meet in the middle. Luxury fashion platform Farfetch and sustainability ratings platform Good On You have launched ‘Good Measures’, a "first-of-its-kind sustainability hub".