Samantha Conti

Pierpaolo PiccioliThe British Fashion Awards, Press Room, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK - 10 Dec 2018

Parties

Pierpaolo Piccioli Wins Designer of the Year at Fashion Awards in London

Clare Waight Keller, Richard Quinn and Gucci were also among the night’s winners.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May after switching on the Christmas tree lights outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 06 December 2018. May is holding five days of debate over Brexit at parliament, hoping to persuade MPs to vote for her EU Brexit deal.Christmas tree lights at 10 Downing Street in London, United Kingdom - 06 Dec 2018

Government and Trade

Pound Slides to New Lows as Britain’s May Postpones Brexit Vote

As if Brexit uncertainties were not enough to spook businesses, it looks as if Christmas will be a dreary one for Britain’s brick-and-mortar retailers.

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Kim Jones Unveils Dior Men’s Spring 2019 Collection at Tokyo Pop-Up

Fashion Features

Kim Jones to Receive Inaugural Trailblazer Accolade at Fashion Awards

The Dior designer will accept the prize at the ceremony Monday night at Royal Albert Hall.

clock December 10, 2018Samantha Conti

Ted Baker Spring 2017 ad campaign

Retail

Ted Baker’s Ray Kelvin on Voluntary Leave

The British high-street retailer said it was “for the benefit of the business and the people who work in it.”

clock December 7, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

The cover of Roland Mouret's first book, titled "Provoke-Attract-Seduce."

Fashion Scoops

Roland Mouret Shuts Town House Store on Madison Avenue

Mouret had relocated there two years ago, but is shifting the attention to e-commerce and wholesale, which has been robust.

clock December 6, 2018Samantha Conti

A look from the most recent Ted Baker campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Ted Baker Hires Law Firm to Investigate Staff Harassment Claims  

Staff members have accused owner Ray Kelvin of inappropriate touching on the job.

clock December 6, 2018Samantha Conti

Chopard's new Rose de Caroline fragrance.

Fragrance

The Name of the Rose: Chopard Parfums Delivers Its Priciest Scent Yet

Similar to its sister scents, Rose de Caroline is strong, ethically sourced and inspired by the garden.

clock December 5, 2018Samantha Conti

Fila has tapped Astrid Andersen to design a new premium line, Fila Fjord

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Fila Fjord, by Astrid Andersen, to Debut at Pitti Uomo

The Italian sports brand is unveiling a contemporary collection with the Copenhagen-based designer at its helm.

clock December 5, 2018Samantha Conti

Erdem Pre-Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Erdem Pre-Fall 2019

Outerwear was a marriage of masculine and feminine in the form of a tailored frock coat in lipstick pink and a fluid cotton trench awash in embroidered white flowers.

clock December 4, 2018Samantha Conti

Looks from Christopher Raeburn's first capsule collection with Timberland.

Business Features

VF Corp. Looks to Forge Closer Ties in the U.K. With New London Hub

The hub will house VF products, brand showrooms, marketing, digital and design spaces.

clock December 4, 2018Samantha Conti

JOSEPH PRE AW19

Fashion Show Reviews

Joseph Pre-Fall 2019

Joseph’s collection was packed with the brand’s signature soft separates, with most pieces meant for layering. 

clock December 3, 2018Samantha Conti

A look from the most recent Ted Baker campaign.

Financial

Ted Baker Shares Sink After Staff Accuse Owner of Inappropriate Hugs

Female workers at the high street retailer are petitioning for founder Ray Kelvin to quit hugging and touching them.

clock December 3, 2018Samantha Conti

JW Anderson X Gilbert & George

Fashion Features

JW Anderson Looks to Eighties Gilbert & George for Spring 2019 Capsule

The brand is releasing a book to mark the launch, with images shot by Alasdair McLellan.

clock December 3, 2018Samantha Conti

Claridge's Christmas tree designed by Diane von Furstenburg

Parties

London’s Stars Align for Diane von Furstenberg, and Her Christmas Tree

Guests at the zodiac-themed cocktail and dinner included Barry Diller, Joan Collins, Alice Temperley, Erin O’Connor, Ashley Hicks and Paloma Faith.

clock November 30, 2018Samantha Conti

Pietro Boselli

Fashion Features

Influence Peddler: Pietro Boselli’s Theory of Everything

The engineering Ph.D., polymath and former model talks about fashion and sustainability before moving on to Descartes and Newton.

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Jeremy ScottMoschino party, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Palm Springs, USA - 14 Apr 2018

Fashion

EXCLUSIVE: Moschino to Show Men's Collection in Rome

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