INTERVIEW With retro looks all over the Gucci-led international runways; a 90s swiftly followed by 80s revival; anniversaries such as Escada’s 40th and deaths such as Kate Spade’s and Sonia Rykiel’s; together with the resurgence of vinyl; a changing world order, and movements around ethical consumerism, […]

Swedish fast fashion brand NA-KD started as an online fashion platform in 2015 and gained traction by collaborating with influencers to launch capsule collections. Already boasting 1.7 million followers on Instagram, the brand's most recent expansion is its first physical store that opened in the Netherlands […]

British fashion house Mulberry has opened its new global flagship store at 100 Regent Street in London and unveiled as new design concept, spearheaded by creative director Johnny Coca and interior designer Faye Toogood. The opening, which coincided with London Style Week, showcases the brand’s lifestyle […]

Retail giant Walmart Inc.'s (WMT) e-commerce site said Thursday that it has redesigned its website with more merchandise and faster delivery, tailored to cater to the specific needs of consumers in urban areas. In addition, Jet has launched Jet City Grocery, which includes three-hour scheduled […]

The UK womenswear market grew by 3.2 percent to 28.4 billion in 2017 -- just one woman in twenty didn’t buy any new clothes in 2017, according to a research by market intelligence agency Mintel, which surveyed over 1000 female shoppers from the UK aged 16 or more. Mintel also forecasts British women […]

Iconic Italian concept store 10 Corso Como opened last week in New York. Like all other 10 Corso Como shops around the world (the company also operates retail spaces in Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing and Tokyo), the New York store was designed by Kris Ruhs and offers a selection of products in the fashion, […]

Kering’s Balenciaga has been accused of disrespecting the homeless because of a window display at London’s department store Selfridges. Mannequins dressed in hoodies, baggy pants and Balenciaga’s new track sneaker were posed in slumped positions, such as sitting on the floor with their heads looking […]

Dutch retailer Hema, which sells products from several categories including apparel, has opened its first shop-in-shop retail experience within Next at London’s Oxford Street. This is Hema’s ninth store in the English capital. “This shop inside Next’s Oxford Street store is an important step in our […]

The first phase of the Icon Outlet at The O2, which will house brands including Hackett, Ted Baker, and Calvin Klein, has confirmed it will open on October 20. The 210,000 square foot premium urban outlet is being developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners and will house 85 retailers, alongside […]

Burberry has announced that pieces from its new Chief Creative Officer Riccardo Tisci’s first collection for the fashion house will be available for 24 hours through a series of releases on September 17. The company added that limited-edition designs will be made available exclusively via Burberry’s […]