Next has launched an elevated collection of clothing designed in partnership with a changing roster of emerging designers. The first collection has been created alongside brands including Teatum Jones and Rejina Pyo.
As China’s army of tourists prepares for next week’s ‘Golden Week’ vacation, a cooling economy means holidaymakers are staying closer to home, and tighter shopping budgets are curbing the rise in overseas spending.
Soho and Shoreditch are key areas for creatives but rising rents are pricing some stores and studios out of those areas. A new scheme in Greenwich will mean a new affordable “creative quarter” next to the O2 arena.
At Prada’s Spring/Summer 2018 show in Milan last week in a warehouse papered with giant pop-art comic strips, one name in the coveted front row stood out: Tao Liang, otherwise known as Chinese blogger ‘Mr Bags’.
Chinese, Kuwaiti and Indian visitors drove a spending boom in London's West End during the summer, new figures show. And October is expected to see a repeat performance due to China's Golden Week holiday.