The fashion company started by the late Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is to close this week. The Desiderata business will cease trading on March 31 with director Santa Montefiore saying it has been decided to wind up the firm.
Premier Retail, part of Solomon Lew's Premier Investments group, saw an earnings uptick of almost 11% in the first half of 2017, on the back of strong growth at stationer Smiggle and loungewear brand Peter Alexander.
Francesco Giannaccari has been appointed CEO of Anya Hindmarch with a brief to continue the British luxury bag brand’s international expansion. The comapny said “his extensive knowledge of operations” will be key.
As Christopher Bailey prepares to step down as Burberry CEO to focus on creativity, he is boosting his design team. Burberry told Fashion Network today that Sabrina Bonesi is new design chief, leathergoods and shoes.