Bridal line Celia Grace is expanding in the hopes of driving market awareness for the growing consumer demand for Fair Trade and ethical bridal gowns. All dresses are Fair Trade certified and use eco-friendly processes.
A new online store has launched in Cuba, conceived as a showcase of ‘Made in Cuba’ products especially for the Cuban consumer, with items including t-shirts, jewellery, leather accessories and handmade soaps.
Initial plans to open 20 Hudson’s Bay department stores in the Netherlands have been narrowed to 15. The retailer announced that it is currently focusing on stores that are in development and denies financial problems.
Marking the biggest sales dip in 11 months, US consumer spending cooled off in the first quarter, following the holiday season's strong showing. Year-over-year data, however, shows a healthy uptick of 5.4 percent.
Cortefiel has reason to celebrate, unveiling its third quarter results this week. The firm reported an increase in total sales, strong e-commerce revenues and an uptick in operating profit, as well as a decline in debt.
The event, which takes place from April 23 to 29, is preparing its most international edition yet. With 300 exhibitors and 25 runway shows, the Lebanese designer joins a line-up headed by Pronovias and Rosa Clará.
These days designers are considered extremely lucky to remain in charge of any house for a decade. Last week, Kris Van Assche wrapped up his 11th year in one of the industry’s most watched labels, Dior Homme.