Q1 figures for Farfetch were more muted than some of its recent results and the company warned about the near-term impact of the macroeconomic backdrop that’s currently hurting fashion businesses at all price levels.
The next landmark fashion exhibition to be seen at the V&A in London will focus on Gabrielle Chanel. Opening next year, it will be the first time a major UK museum has dedicated an exhibit to the trailblazing designer.
Just six weeks after being bought in a rescue deal, shirtmaker TM Lewin has relaunched e-commerce. Currently carrying the reborn label’s initial SS22 range, additional lines are “to be added in the coming weeks”.
Macy's raised its annual profit forecast on Thursday, helped by strong demand for high-margin apparel from consumers returning to weddings and other social events, even as red-hot inflation saps consumer spending power.
Dr Martens is linking up again with Heaven by Marc Jacobs, the project that “embodies nostalgia for the youthful rebellion of the 90s — a technicolour manifestation of a binary-defying, forward-facing generation”.
British designer label A-Cold-Wall has begun a six-week “residency” at the Doha Festival City Mall in Qatar. Its new shop-in-shop 7.2 sq m space is located in the three-storey Harvey Nichols store there.
Upbeat profit forecasts from Nordstrom and Ralph Lauren underscore the edge high-end chains have over the wider U.S. retail industry in an inflationary environment, thanks to the deep pockets of their customer base.
UK retailers reported just “average” sales for the time of year in May (0% from -24% in April), up from a weaker- than-normal previous month. But overall sales are expected to fall below seasonal norms again in June.