The shoe of the season was not on any runway in Western Europe this month, but could rather be found sitting on a stand on rue St Honoré. Its author: David Tourniaire-Beauciel, creative director of Robert Clergerie.
As the UK prepares for Brexit it seems that ‘made in Britain’ remains an aspirational label for domestic shoppers as well as for those in the US, while Burberry and M&S score highly in UK brand perception.
Luxe bag-maker Mulberry is slowly turning around its performance as it launches new products, boosts digital and expands in Asia, the US and Europe. But while London is buoyant, the rest of the UK has proved weak.