Almost a month after being named a Tommy Hilfiger ambassador, British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton is already trying his hand at fashion design with a first capsule for the American brand scheduled for fall.
Karen Millen is known for its occasionwear and the company on Wednesday announced a new global relationship with Ascot Racecourse to launch a collection inspired by its flagship race meeting, Royal Ascot.
Fashion and footwear stores are closing at faster rates than ever in the UK and while stores are still opening, the pace is slowing. Greater London is seeing a larger number of closures due to increased costs.
Fashion helped Tesco's continuing recovery in its latest financial year with its F&F range rising at a steady (if not spectacular) rate after the company refined and rationalised its general merchandise offer.
Asos is going from strength to strength with sales and profits both rising strongly. And product initiatives are paying off, while a new relationship with Estée Lauder should boost it in the beauty arena.