Launched in 2015 by designer-entrepreneur Jon Koon and street artist Harif Guzman, New York-based luxury streetwear brand Haculla is expanding in Europe with a show in Florence that mixed bold graphics with rock.
While the Christmas shopping season is generally acknowledged to have been a weak one for UK stores, it hasn’t been quite as bad as some expected and sector stars like Selfridges managed to turn it into a triumph.
Missguided has reported a tough year after over-ambitious expansion drove it heavily into the red. But it's upbeat for the future and says it's hitting back with a focus on popular product and its core business.
After four seasons presenting on the catwalks of Milan, the Italian streetwear label led by Francesco Ragazzi has decided to take its runway show to New York for the next womenswear Fashion Week in February.
Counting celebrities and TV personalities such as Holly Willoughby and Jessica Alba among its clients, the Danish fashion brand is set to start a new chapter by opening its first UK store at 36 Beak Street in Soho.
A selection of Italian manufacturers which supply fabrics and other items to luxury brands such as Prada and Louis Vuitton are coming to the next edition of Pure Origin in February as part of a new ‘Country Focus’.
Black Friday spending fell in the UK, according to one report, even though the number of items bought this year rose, suggesting consumers are bargain-focused and retailers might struggle to make a profit from the event.