Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: the Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led the way this Tokyo Fashion Week in showing the world the original craftmanship that helps set Japan apart from the crowd.
It looks like Moncler is to expand in London’s West End after securing a site in Albermarle Street occupied by Italian retailer Gismondi 1754, according to reports. The space is adjacent to its new London flagship.
There may be concerns about UK retail as Brexit talks loom and shoppers are hit by higher inflation, but international tourist spend appears to be going from strength to strength with tax-free shopping up 55% last month.
Fashion will be among the major industries to suffer if the UK fails to negotiate a favourable deal in time for it leaving the EU, a new report claims. The EU took 74% of UK fashion and textile exports last year.