The city’s talents didn’t let lockdown get in the way of their designs, and delivered upbeat collections with lots of punchy color, “sexy tailoring” and twists on the classics, according to buyers.
Brexit worries receded amid the panic of COVID-19, and British businesses are now looking forward to 2021 with cautious optimism, and the prospect of free trade with the European Union and the U.S.
Meanwhile, the brand continues to expand with new categories and collaborations.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is lifting England’s national lockdown on Dec. 2, with nonessential retail to reopen and closing times for restaurants and pubs in some regions to be pushed to 11 p.m.
Stores have been seeing an uptick in jewelry sales throughout the year and are gearing up for a high-traffic festive season.
Printemps, which recently named a new ceo, plans to close four department stores and three branches of its urban apparel chain Citadium.
The London store has published its 2019-20 numbers, before COVID-19 quarantines and lockdowns took hold, and altered the face of British retail.
Pietro Boselli’s Petra activewear brand is landing at Harrods, one of many projects the Italian-born, London-based polymath has in the pipeline.
Shenzhen, Beijing, and Chengdu are under consideration for the new personal shopper concept, said managing director Michael Ward.
Pīferi is set to make its debut at Harrods in London, where it will be sold exclusively for the next month.
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The move is a body blow for luxury goods retailers and high-end stores that had been looking forward to a boost when international tourists and shoppers finally return to Britain.