If a man is tired of London he is tired of life, Samuel Johnson once wrote. But it was hard to be anything other than excited by this long weekend of London fashion, with designers offering some brilliant ideas.
We caught up with Phair this weekend in London to discuss her plans for the BFC; her take on the future of fashion; how Brexit might impact London designers and British brands; and the BFC’s new plans with Google.
French fashion house Chanel said Friday it had moved staff from New York to its global hub in London, a welcome change for the British capital which has been under threat of companies pulling out because of Brexit.
As London Fashion Week gets under way, the British Fashion Council (BFC) has unveiled new industry statistics highlighting how important the sector is to Britain while also warning about the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
Price matching at John Lewis eroded its ability to make profits in the first half even though its fashion ops grew and it outperformed the market on that front. It's uncertain about what the second half will bring too.
Britain's JD Sports promised on Tuesday to back up its purchase of U.S. chain Finish Line by investing £200 million over the next five years after overseas growth helped fuel a 19 percent rise in first-half earnings.