Emanuel Ungaro has partnered with manufacturer GST, part of the Toma Italian Brands group to expand its menswear segment, still led by Philippe Paubert, and also has new licensees for footwear and leather goods.
The luxury footwear brand has diversified into jewellery, releasing a debut collection inspired by the buckles of its shoes. For its launch campaign, the Tod's-owned label has hired model Sophia Hadjipanteli.
Muaddi’s own footwear designs are a combination of classic and cool -- from feather and jewel-adorned slings to iridescent latex thigh-highs -- and her shoes have been seen on Rihanna both in public and on Instagram.
Philip day’s Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group has reported higher profits and expansion in its luxury ops. The multi-brand group made net profit of £23.4m in its latest period with operating margins up to 10.25% from 8.27%.
Sales to international shoppers are predicted to continue to outperform sales to locals in the UK following a strong performance in the first 10 months of this year, according to data from VAT-reclaim specialist Planet.
Rumours that Dr Martens could fetch as much as £1bn seem to be on the ball, and even a possible underestimation. Its private equity owners are reportedly seeking at least that figure to sell the expanding company.
Millennial and Gen Z consumers, especially from Asia, plus the growth of online, a booming secondhand market, and a desire for social responsibility are all pushing growth higher in the luxury market, a new study shows.
Luxe fashion names are focusing heavily on boosting their e-tail ops and Hackett said it has achieved 97% growth in international e-tail, three months after partnering with cross border e-commerce specialist Global-e.