The importance of Selfridges as a shopping destination, and London as a focus for global shoppers, has been underlined as Decorté says it will debut key products through the store before its core Asian market.
Less than a month after the American brand lost its creative chief, Jonathan Saunders, Diane von Furstenberg has appointed Nathan Jenden as his successor. Jenden previously occupied the same role from 2001 to 2010.
According to a market research by Thuiswinkel, Dutch consumers spent €15.7 billion in the first nine months of 2017, with beauty and apparel on the up. Total online sales are expected to reach €22.7 billion for 2017.
Think of this coming weekend in London as a Double Hitter Twelfth Night. Both to celebrate the epiphany and kick off London Fashion Week Men’s, a four-day feast of some 50 events - shows; presentations; and lock-ins.
Westfield has reported a 1% hike in visitors to its London malls for the Christmas season and while that’s not a big leap, against a backdrop of lower footfall at malls, it’s actually a very strong performance.