On Saturday morning in Milan, with extreme right-wing protestors and anti-Fascist marchers due to face off in the center of the city, Giorgio Armani sent out a collection extolling the idea of a world without frontiers.
There’s a new broom sweeping through Cavalli, and it’s a clean and comfortable one. Courtesy of designer Paul Surridge, the house has edited out much of the over-the-top phantasies for which founder Roberto was famous.
Work has started on a £160 million Designer Outlet in Cannock, McArthurGlen’s latest designer village venture in the UK. The centre will feature more than 80 stores and restaurants and is expected to open in 2020.
Fashion retailers and department stores have had a tough time so far in February with the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) poll showing weak sales at stores, even though online continued to rise strongly.