Call it the ever-changing Paris haute couture schedule. The latest house invited to join the couture season is Sonia Rykiel, which will stage a special 50th anniversary show on Sunday, July 1st, at 11AM.
Moda Operandi is debuting its showroom-to-shopping e-commerce trunk show experience for fine and heirloom jewelry in the US. The company has previously experimented with the trunk show format for other categories.
News of UK retailers cutting their store estates have dominated the headlines in the lasts weeks, but new research has warned that if department stores don’t improve their websites, their efforts will be in vain.
Department store numbers have plummeted in England over the last decade. And it looks like they'll continue to fall as House of Fraser prepares to shut a number of stores and as Debenhams also plans closures.
Luxury lingerie brand Coco de Mer is growing as it approaches the end of its first year under independent ownership with its wholesale business rising 150% and plans laid for interesting new collaborations.