Two of London’s hottest names have used lockdown to enrich their e-commerce offer: Matty Bovan is launching a new collection, while Charles Jeffrey Loverboy is selling clothing, and original artwork, on his new web site.
The partnership is the first to exist within Snapchat and the Bitmoji app.
Saint Laurent has acquired Olivier Châtenet’s complete collection of vintage YSL clothes, consisting of 4,000 pieces dating from 1966 to 1985.
Wu has also expanded his role with the brand to Asia-Pacific ambassador, previously just Greater China.
The designer and ceo Mark-Anthony Edwards say such bias has kept their clothes off the selling floor at major stores.
The Black designer discusses the challenges of growing a luxury business in an industry ruled by white decision-makers.
Maria Grazia Chiuri has designed a capsule collection for the Isetan unit, while Dior velvet accessories will make their debut at Harrods.
Amazon Fashion has extended its mentorship of the “Making the Cut” winner through the end of the year, including collaborating on a second collection for the designer, whose initial deliveries and inventory were impacted by the pandemic.
In order to deal with the uncertainties wrought by the pandemic, the trend-forecasting firm has launched a program of mindfulness practices to help designers.
University of the Arts London, which includes Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion, is showcasing graduates’ fashion, fine art and photography projects online.