A major investor in London department store Liberty is exploring a sale of its stake in the business, according to a report, with private equity company BlueGem having “asked UBS to sound out prospective bidders.”
A limited edition collection from Farfetch with Byronesque and Gareth Pugh pays tribute to Claude Montana while Yoox is paying homage to the taste of Franca Sozzani with a one-off sale of her fashion collection.
Luxury goods group Kering joined competitors in defying concerns of waning demand in China, as momentum at its powerhouse Gucci slowed slightly in the fourth quarter but still outperformed most other fashion brands.
Luxury footwear brand Altr has announced an exclusive iridescent collaboration with Selfridges as the UK store continues to focus heavily on limited edition product and as the iridescence trend is key for 2019.
Manolo Blahnik will open a boutique in Palais-Royal, Paris this fall. "There was only one place that I wanted to be in Paris. It’s the one place where I immediately felt welcome," says the shoe designer.