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Samantha Conti

Bureau Chief, London

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Lydia King Leaves Harrods During Summer of Change in British Retail

Lydia King has left her post as Harrods fashion director after two years, and is understood to be taking up…

Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Dies, Aged 80

Elton John, Ringo Starr, Bryan Adams and Paul McCartney paid tribute to the multitalented and artistic Watts.

Boots Seeks to Speed Up Home Delivery With Deliveroo Deal

Boots' new, speedier service will roll out in the U.K. on Aug. 24.

The Vamps Take Center Stage in Ben Sherman’s Fall 2021 Campaign

The British band will kick off its Cherry Blossom U.K. tour in September.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Debuts Rose Inc., Clean, Green Cosmetics

Plans call for a worldwide launch over the next two years.

British Court Hands Roy Luwolt 51-Month Sentence for False Expenses

Luwolt falsely claimed 500,000 pounds in expenses from Malone Souliers, the footwear firm he cofounded with…

Space NK Goes Its Own Way With ‘Wholesale-Plus’ Model, Personalization

CEO Andy Lightfoot has big plans in store for the British retailer, which is backed by Manzanita Capital.

Jasper Conran Ready to Sell a Chest of Treasures at Christie’s London

The fashion and homeware designer who spent a life renovating and redecorating historical homes across…

Ganni, Vestiaire Collective Partner on Debut Circular Clothing Project

Ganni x Vestiaire Collective Old + New = Now, marks the first time that Vestiaire has teamed with a single…

English Jeweler Topple & Burn Raises Funds for Women of Afghanistan

The online fashion jeweler Topple & Burn has promised to donate 100 percent of profits from its "Refugees…

Not Much Has Changed Since the Studio 54 Days, Says Ian Schrager

"If you jump forward 40 years — we're after the same thing. That sense of freedom and comfort when you're…

Next Backs Jack Wills’ Cofounder in Relaunch of Aubin Men’s Label

The high-street giant has taken a 33 percent stake in the relaunched label, a spin-off of the former Aubin…

The Hut Group Acquiring Cult Beauty as Pure Players See Explosive Growth

The hot luxury e-commerce property, based in the U.K., is being sold for 275 million pounds.

Here Comes the Bride, in Her Pre-Loved Wedding Dress From Selfridges

People can get married at Selfridges, and now they can source their pre-loved wedding outfits from the store…

Floral Street, Van Gogh Museum Team on ‘Sunflower Pop’ Scent

Floral Street took Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers, 1889" painting as inspiration for a fragrance set to…