The showrooms that took place on the sidelines of the recent Paris Fashion Week introduced a new generation of designers to buyers and the press. FashionNetwork.com takes a look at some of the stand-out brands.
Private label is becoming increasingly important to high-end retail and Matchesfashion is putting a push behind its Raey brand. Its first pop-up outside of the UK has opened at Roll & Hill on Mercer Street in New York.
Selfridges has revealed its Christmas windows and full in-store displays, claiming to be the first department store globally to have done so. It has chosen the theme of Future Fantasy: A Christmas For Modern Times.
Streamlined engineering are the new buzzwords at Prada, which has unveiled its latest Linea Rossa collection, the second since its relaunch last year. Rolled out internationally this month with a series of presentations.
Givenchy has launched Givenchy Atelier, a capsule collection inspired by the brand’s haute couture heritage in a more accessible format, available for a month at Galeries Lafayette and several Givenchy stores.
A leading analyst has said that Harrods really needs to connect with more shoppers in the UK and also to drive more online sales from its tourist fanbase if its wants to push GTV higher as rival Selfridges is doing.