Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, went on show in London on Friday before going on sale next month in one of the most important royal jewellery auctions in history.
Ted Baker continues to power ahead in e-tail but the hot summer hurt its retail stores and the company admitted the environment is still challenging, although it remains one of the top performers in the fashion sector.
The rapid spread of e-commerce and digital technologies is binding together the economies of the ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations into one of the world’s largest emerging consumer markets.
The accessory brand Da Milano is currently exploring a number of international markets including Nepal and the UK for possible expansion and its transit retail segment now accounts for 30 percent of overall revenue.
On September 22, House of Masaba by Masaba Gupta will host a pop-up shop at Yantra in Singapore which will debut her latest collection in the country and offer shoppers a chance to meet with the designer herself.
Suit label Suitsupply is targeting further global expansion for its sister label, Suistudio. The womenswear concept recently unveiled branches in Frankfurt and Milan and plans to land in Paris later this year.
JD Sports is a business that can't seem to put a foot wrong at the moment and after a stunning first half it said H2 has started well. While its Outdoor business suffered from the hot summer, its main chain is on a roll.
The first lab-grown leather handbags made from mushroom roots were put up for sale this week via a US-based crowdfunding website aiming to tap the embryonic but fast-growing market for eco-friendly fashion.