Haute Couture Week kicks off digitally in Paris
While Covid-19 has forced Haute Couture Week to host digitally for its spring/summer 2021 couture season, the official schedule confirms that 28 houses are set to participate. Haute Couture Week takes place from today, January 25 until January 28 and will feature Chanel, Dior, Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani Privé, Iris Van Herpen,Valentino,...
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Thom Browne launches childrenswear collection
New York-based fashion designer Thom Browne unveiled his first childrenswear collection with a film during Paris Men’s Fashion Week. Thom Browne Childrenswear features the brand’s signature style, including tailoring, knits and footwear, which have all been miniaturised for the kids market. In a press release, the brand explained that the “...
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These trends will be in shop windows for summer 2021
2021 also promises to be an uncertain year in connection with the corona crisis, which is why FashionUnited brings you an overview of the main trends that will determine the spring-summer 2021 season. A 'best of' for retailers and e-retailers who are looking for inspiration to replenish their stock or to keep their windows as up-to-date as...
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Asos in ‘exclusive talks’ to snap up Topshop, other Arcadia brands
Asos has confirmed it has joined the race to acquire brands from collapsed retail empire Arcadia. The British e-tailer said Monday it has entered exclusive talks with the administrators of Arcadia over the acquisition of the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands. Rival British Fashion retailer Next, which was earlier thought to be the...
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Swati Kalsi, High Art Fashion
Swati Kalsi, based in India, is known as much for her fashion designs as her museum art installations. Due to the high level of craftsmanship and artistry, Sass Brown points out that much of what Swati does doesn’t come cheap, adding “she’s known first and foremost for these exquisite, museum quality collectors items. They are indeed intended to...
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Frasers Group to close iconic Jenners store in Edinburgh
Frasers Group is to close its iconic 180-year old Jenners department store on Princes Street in Edinburgh, resulting in around 200 redundancies. The store will close on 3 May, with new renovation plans for the space thought to include a hotel, cafés and rooftop bar and restaurant. It comes after Frasers failed to agree on a deal to extend its...
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