New York-based digital creative agency Sweden Unlimited is ramping up its global operations as the business, which targets the fashion, beauty, luxury and lifestyle sectors, expands into the UK and Europe.
Having named Doublet and Rokh as its winners in 2018, the luxury group has opened applications for the sixth edition of its competition dedicated to young designers. Candidates can apply until 4 February, 2019.
UK shares were lower on Monday as online fashion store Asos' profit warning dragged retailers lower, reinforcing woes about slow sales during the busy holiday season amid continued caution about Brexit.
The hosiery brand has said that despite challenging weather impacting the European fashion market in the first half of the year, it expects the Christmas quarter to help it boost its full year operating profits.
Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture, climate change and social media.