A Chinese consumer walks in a shopping mall in Beijing, China, 16 November 2018. China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.5 percent year-on-year in October, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).China economy consumption, Beijing - 16 Nov 2018


What Trade War? The Chinese Consumer Is Back

A stronger RMB and relaxed visa rules are fueling more shopping abroad, while a revival at home is also in the cards.

clock April 2, 2019Kathryn Hopkins



Leonardo Del Vecchio’s Delfin Initiates Arbitration Process Over EssilorLuxottica

The request for arbitration has been deposited at the International Chamber of Commerce “to ascertain violations” to the Essilor and Luxottica merger inked in 2017.

clock March 28, 2019Luisa Zargani

An image from Boden's Spring/Summer 2019 campaign.

Human Resources

Boden Names Shaun Perkinson as CTO, a New Role

The London-based brand has been honing its digital platform and prioritizing customer personalization services.

clock March 25, 2019Samantha Conti

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Fashion Scoops

Paul Surridge Said to Exit Roberto Cavalli

The designer joined the Italian brand as creative director in 2017 and his last collection is believed to be for fall 2019, shown in Milan last month.

clock March 21, 2019Luisa Zargani

Burberry's New Packaging

Fashion Scoops

Burberry Wants to Go Plastic-Free by 2025 

The luxury brand has committed itself to a new report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to eliminate plastic packaging.

clock March 13, 2019Fiona Ma

Stella McCartneyBloomberg and Vanity Fair Gala Dinner, London, United Kingdom - 11 Dec 2018

Business Features

WWD List: Designers Warming Up to Faux Fur

As more consumers are ditching fur, fashion brands are taking note.

clock March 13, 2019Kellie Ell

Riccardo Tisci's debut Burberry campaign

Fashion Features

Hands Off: Luxury Brands Mark Their Territory as Competition Stiffens

For luxury brands, it’s all about ownership. They want to own color, a style or — in the case of Bally — vast swathes of earth.

clock March 8, 2019Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani

A portrait by Esther Theaker of one of the women taking part in Burberry's project with the Smart Works charity.

Fashion Scoops

Burberry Teams With U.K. Charity Smart Works to Dress Women in Need

The brand has been working with the charity since 2013, donating clothing to women, many of whom are long-term unemployed, interviewing for jobs.

clock March 7, 2019Samantha Conti



Luxottica Delists From Milan Stock Exchange

Effective on March 5, the delisting follows the birth of EssilorLuxottica on Oct. 1 last year.

clock March 5, 2019Luisa Zargani

A view of the new Louis Vuitton men's space at Harrods.


Harrods Taps Farfetch to Fortify E-commerce Offer

The site will be 100 percent Harrods, with the back office operated by Farfetch Black & White Solutions.

clock February 25, 2019Samantha Conti

Supreme latte by Coffee & Clothes.

Fashion Scoops

Coffee ‘n Clothes Serves Up a Menu of Promos

Brands are eager to see their names in the froth.

clock February 22, 2019Sharon Edelson

Riccardo Tisci

Designer and Luxury

Burberry Apologizes for ‘Insensitivity’ Following Criticism for Controversial Hoodie

A Burberry model complained on Instagram about the piece that appeared in Sunday’s show and criticized the brand on Instagram.

clock February 19, 2019Fiona Ma

Marina Marina Abramovic with a technicianMarina Abramovic: The Life exhibition, London, UK - 18 Feb 2019Marina Abramovic: The Life at the Serpentine Gallery, a perfomance in Mixed Reality (a wearable augmented experience). The piece, lasting 19 minutes, builds on the artist?s long-standing fascination with the notion of material absence. The use of Mixed Reality allows AbramoviÄ? to explore how to use her own body as subject and object, mapping new territory at the intersection of technology and performance. The Life is produced by Tin Drum, a US/UK studio that works exclusively in Mixed Reality. It runs from 19 - 24 February 2019

Fashion Scoops

A Busy Marina Abramović Taps Riccardo Tisci for Maria Callas Opera Project

Riccardo Tisci will be turning his attention from beige to opera stage, dressing Marina Abramović for “Seven Deaths.”

clock February 19, 2019Samantha Conti

Business Features

The Outside View: Has an Obsession With Speed and Celebrity Killed the Creative Director?

Will we see more celebrities, and high-profile people from outside the industry, replacing trained designers?

clock February 19, 2019Joanne Yulan Jong

Details at Burberry RTW Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Burberry RTW Fall 2019

Tisci took a step forward for fall, tightening up the show, clarifying his vision and making a return to that classy streetwear for which he’s known.

clock February 17, 2019Samantha Conti

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