Business |BACKGROUND

With platforms booming, what happens to wholesale?

When online retailers like Zalando, for example, want to triple their platform business in a few years, this will have serious implications for the traditional wholesale business and the brands involved. All the more so because Zalando is just one example of several. What does it mean when more and more online retailers develop their traditional...

27 May 2022

Culture

V&A to exhibit first Coco Chanel retrospective

Coco Chanel is coming to London. The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in South Kensington is to host the UK’s first Chanel retrospective, from the early days when Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel opened her millinery boutique in Paris in 1910, to establishing the foundations of the House and showing her final collection in 1971, the year Chanel died. The...

27 May 2022

Fashion |In Pictures

Fashion Revolution showcases textile garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Not-for-profit campaign group Fashion Revolution has unveiled a garden highlighting natural dyes and plant fibres at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show by garden designer Lottie Delamain. Supported by Project Giving Back, the ‘A Textile Garden for Fashion Revolution’ highlights how plants have played a fundamental role in fashion, as dyes, fibres,...

27 May 2022

Business

AI solution provider Bold Metrics secures eight million dollars in Series A funding

Bold Metrics has announced that it has secured eight million dollars in Series A financing in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners, bringing the company’s total funding to 12.3 million dollars. The company, which launched in January 2017, develops artificial intelligence (AI) Body Modelling technology, providing brands with data-led product...

27 May 2022

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