The Spanish bridal wear label, which has a direct presence in Moscow, has stated it is suspending business operations in the country, while pledging it will fulfil all orders placed before the start of the conflict.
The parent company of Japanese casualwear giant Uniqlo on Monday defended a decision to keep Russian stores open even as rivals Zara and H&M suspend operations in the country following its invasion of Ukraine.
While European fashion labels and associations are introducing measures to support Ukraine, FashionNetwork.com has looked into the commercial links between the European, Ukrainian and Russian textile/apparel sectors.
Designers, models, journalists, businessmen and media outlets have shared their opinions and feelings on the invasion of their country by Russian troops. We collect their testimonies as the war begins.
Next is to open a department store in all but name as it transforms its existing sites in the Atria centre in Watford and also adds a Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie brand for which it holds the UK licence.
Zara is looking to veer away from its fast-fashion image into a more sophisticated one, with its latest initiative -- a capsule collection in collaboration with the prestigious New York City-based dance company.