H&M remains the most popular fashion brand globally with Zara, Adidas, Asos and Nike also in the top five of brands consumers are searching for, while French luxury labels are performing strongly, new figures show.
The art of reviving an esteemed but almost moribund brand – a skill in which the French have few equals – is one very much in evidence at Vuarnet, as it opens a brand-new flagship in New York's Nolita on Bastille Day.
Longchamp, the famous French leather goods and bag brand that recently brought Kendall Jenner on as its brand ambassador, will stage its first formal runway show during a major catwalk season in New York this fall.
Asos powered ahead in SS18 as the UK, US and EU markets all bought into its offer in large numbers. And full-price trading has continued strongly during July, apparently with no negative impact from the heatwave.
Perry Ellis International Inc is moving forward with its buyout deal with founder George Feldenkreis and is one step closer to closing the deal, despite a higher competing offer from Randa Accessories Leather Goods.
Potential buyers had until July 9th to come forward and FashionNetwork.com has learned that three offers have been made, including one by Carven perfume licensee Bogart. The brand, however, is keeping its options open.
I-am-chen from Hong Kong, Angel Chen from China, Yohei Ohno from Japan and Youser from South Korea were on July 6 revealed as the winners of the 2018/19 International Woolmark Prize semi-final for the Asia region.