The Queen launches design award at London Fashion Week

THE QUEEN LAUNCHES DESIGN AWARD AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

Queen Elizabeth II has made a surprise appearance at London Fashion Week to present an inaugural design prize.

Sweaty Betty signs for King's Cross store

SWEATY BETTY SIGNS FOR KING'S CROSS STORE

High-end activewear retailer Sweaty Betty is opening a new store at Kings Boulevard, within London's £1bn King's Cross redevelopment.

 
 
 
Exclusive: Maria Hollins exits HoF as David Walker-Smith joins

EXCLUSIVE: MARIA HOLLINS EXITS HOF AS DAVID WALKER-SMITH JOINS

House of Fraser's executive director for buying and design, Maria Hollins, has left the business, and is set to be replaced by former...

Spring sales stutter in face of consumer caution

SPRING SALES STUTTER IN FACE OF CONSUMER CAUTION

Tough trading has continued on the high street as shoppers are yet to embrace new-season spring collections, retail bosses said this...

 
 
 
Yours Clothing to launch German stores

YOURS CLOTHING TO LAUNCH GERMAN STORES

Plus-size womenswear retailer Yours Clothing is set to roll out stores in Germany this year, marking its first foray into mainland...

'Too many' Bangladesh factories are still unsafe, says report

'TOO MANY' BANGLADESH FACTORIES ARE STILL UNSAFE, SAYS REPORT

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has warned that “too many” factories are still failing to address safety concerns...

 
 
 
Sports Direct proposes new share buyback scheme

SPORTS DIRECT PROPOSES NEW SHARE BUYBACK SCHEME

Sports Direct has said it plans to buy back up to £100m of shares between now and its annual general meeting in early September.

Kering to launch online course in sustainable luxury fashion

KERING TO LAUNCH ONLINE COURSE IN SUSTAINABLE LUXURY FASHION

Kering and London College of Fashion have partnered to launch an open-access online course in sustainable luxury fashion.

 
 
 
Arcadia sale speculation sparks debate

ARCADIA SALE SPECULATION SPARKS DEBATE

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group has found itself under further scrutiny this week after speculation about a possible sale - which...

John Lewis fashion sales jump as womenswear surges

JOHN LEWIS FASHION SALES JUMP AS WOMENSWEAR SURGES

Fashion sales at John Lewis climbed 3.3% in the week ending 17 February as womenswear sales surged 16.6%.

 
 
 
J Crew poaches Starbucks digital guru to boost turnaround

J CREW POACHES STARBUCKS DIGITAL GURU TO BOOST TURNAROUND

Struggling US retailer J Crew has appointed veteran Starbucks executive Adam Brotman to the new role of chief experience officer to...

Li & Fung bolsters board

LI & FUNG BOLSTERS BOARD

Global supply chain giant Li & Fung has appointed Valerie Lavion as executive director to head up its childrenswear platform and department...

 
 
 
Chanel and Farfetch team up for digital push

CHANEL AND FARFETCH TEAM UP FOR DIGITAL PUSH

French fashion house Chanel has bought a stake in Farfetch as it teams up with the ecommerce platform to create ”ultra-personalised”...

Job losses as Balmoral Knitwear closes

JOB LOSSES AS BALMORAL KNITWEAR CLOSES

Ayrshire textiles firm Balmoral Knitwear has been forced to shut its doors after being hit by the rising cost of imported materials.

 
 
 
Serge Brunschwig named Fendi boss in LVMH reshuffle

SERGE BRUNSCHWIG NAMED FENDI BOSS IN LVMH RESHUFFLE

Luxury goods group LVMH has named former Dior Homme boss Serge Brunschwig as the chairman and CEO of Fendi in an internal reshuffle.

BFC announces strategic partnership with the Arab Fashion Council

BFC ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ARAB FASHION COUNCIL

The British Fashion Council has announced the launch of a new strategic partnership with the Arab Fashion Council , aiming to strengthen...

 
 
 
In The Style makes senior buying and tech hires

IN THE STYLE MAKES SENIOR BUYING AND TECH HIRES

Etailer In The Style has appointed River Island ecommerce merchandising manager James Malysz as its new head of buying and merchandising.

Jack & Jones to launch kidswear

JACK & JONES TO LAUNCH KIDSWEAR

Bestseller's menswear business Jack & Jones is launching a kid's range for boys aged five to 16 for autumn 18.

 
 
 
Green denies Arcadia sale rumours

GREEN DENIES ARCADIA SALE RUMOURS

Sir Philip Green has denied reports that he is planning to sell all or part of Arcadia.

Fashion Enter scouts new Irish factory

FASHION ENTER SCOUTS NEW IRISH FACTORY

Not-for-profit organisation Fashion Enter is looking at premises for a new factory in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland, Drapers...

 
 
 



Lindsay Lohan steps out in a hijab

Lindsay Lohan steps out in a hijab

Lindsay Lohan's got a new look. Following rumors that she has converted to Islam, Lohan wore a black hijab to a London Modest Fashion Week show. London Modest Fashion Week was... Read more ...

The Coat Trends Everyone Was Wearing At LFW

The Coat Trends Everyone Was Wearing At LFW

This week the London Fashion Week street stylers had their coat game on POINT. Everyone looked much more grown-up this season, with many opting for tailored designs over the... Read more ...

Toogood Fall 2018: London Fashion Week

Toogood Fall 2018: London Fashion Week

Toogood London Fashion Week FW18 A rural treat in London's East End. Sisters Faye and Erica Toogood have brought rural delight to urban chic. Raised in an idyllic English... Read more ...

Nike's Vapor Street Flyknit "Triple Black" Finally Comes Stateside

Nike's Vapor Street Flyknit "Triple Black" Finally Comes Stateside

Pictures of the Nike Vapor Street Flyknit "Triple Black" first surfaced late last year. Though the blacked-out model has already been released in Asia, the latest iteration is... Read more ...

Valentine's Day with CHI

Valentine's Day with CHI

Karie L. Frost To take away from our Valentine's Day stress and add to the love, CHI planned a pre-date night event at Dylan's Candy Shop in the heart of New York City. Guests... Read more ...

Chris Cornell's Widow Says Singer Would 'Never Have Ever Left This World'

Chris Cornell's Widow Says Singer Would 'Never Have Ever Left This World'

Vicky Cornell believes the anxiety medication her husband took affected his judgment the night of his death. Read more ...

We Got an *Exclusive* Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Justin Bieber Exhibit

We Got an *Exclusive* Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Justin Bieber Exhibit

When FLARE heard that a Justin Bieber exhibit was opening in the singer's hometown of Stratford, Ont., we just HAD to go. After all, like the rest of the world, we too are... Read more ...

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber Are in Jamaica for a Wedding-See the Photo

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber Are in Jamaica for a Wedding-See the Photo

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber have taken their relationship to a tropical destination a couple thousand miles away from Los Angeles: Jamaica. The duo arrived in Montego Bay to... Read more ...

May We Present, The “Ugly” Shoes To End All “Ugly” Shoes

May We Present, The “Ugly” Shoes To End All “Ugly” Shoes

Welcome to Runway Matters , where we're delivering notes straight from the runway so you can quickly digest the most important trends and noteworthy moments from the F/W 18... Read more ...

Paul Marciano steps away from Guess in midst of investigation

Paul Marciano steps away from Guess in midst of investigation

Guess co-founder Paul Marciano is taking an unpaid leave from his company while an investigation goes on regarding allegations of inappropriate conduct made by actress and... Read more ...