Pandemic or not, the ultimate expression of luxury in fashion, the Paris haute couture season, will debut digitally Monday with almost 30 houses vying for the attention of the world’s most expensively dressed women.
No live runway show, but some phygital fun on Friday in Paris menswear fashion season from Kim Jones at Dior Men, who melded the tropical moodiness of artist Peter Doig with the pop-militarist mode of his imagination.
‘Vaccination no shot in the arm for UK consumer confidence’ is Friday’s telling headline from GfK’s economic reading for January that reflects a less optimistic view from a population stuck in winter lockdown.
The founder of shirts specialist Charles Tyrwhitt said business “fell off a cliff” last year as stores were forced to close, consumers reined-in spending and worked from home so his products stayed on the rails.
According to LaunchMetrics, the looks worn by the U.S.’s first female vice president at this week’s Presidential Inauguration stirred up significant interest around Christopher John Rogers, Sergio Hudson and Pyer Moss.
President Joe Biden began his presidency honoring the fallen dead at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington on Wednesday. A day later, Rick Owens staged his show at a Venetian shrine to soldiers lost in war.
If anyone is enjoying a great January it has to be Michael Kliger, CEO of Mytheresa.com, who this month pulled off an IPO valuing the online retailer at $2.2 billion. We spoke with him three hours before going public.
Selfridges weathered the 2020 storm, despite enduring the toughest retail year in decades. That’s according to company chief Anne Pitcher who admitted that it was the “most difficult” period in its 113 years.