The Google vice president of product will support Lyst on product development and management as the London-based business continues to build its reputation as the world’s largest fashion search platform.
River Island is getting a sister brand in the form of Harpenne, a womenswear label launching in September. Harpenne will target an older age group with ethically sourced pieces designed to flatter all body shapes.
The Italian outdoor apparel brand owned by VF Corp has launched a ‘green’ version of one of its signature items, the Skidoo anorak, now made in Econyl, a regenerated, 100% recyclable nylon fabric by Aquafil.
H&M’s Weekday denim brand is adding a raft of new stores in key markets. It’s continuing its expansion in the UK with three new locations expected to open later this year and its first move outside of London.
The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.
Bidding for Jack Wills is getting under way with reports saying six interested parties are in the race. They’re said to include the UK’s two most acquisitive retail tycoons, Mike Ashley and Philip Day.
The diplomatic row has caused a widespread boycott of Japanese products and services, from beer to clothes and travel, disrupting businesses in what was already the worst economic climate for South Korea in a decade.
Parisian trade show Who’s Next will see some new additions at its upcoming edition from September 6 to 9, including the launch of the fashion event 'Impact' and a partnership with Eurovet for resort wear.