Retail

Primark to open for 24-hours to cater for demand

Primark is to extend trading hours in all of its stores when England exits lockdown on Wednesday, December 2, with some flagships opening for 24-hours to cater for “anticipated higher customer demand”. Eleven stores including Trafford, Bluewater, Lakeside, Birmingham Fort and White City, will open for 24-hours from 7am on December 2 right...

7 hours ago

Culture

Fashion’s recipes from the kitchens of Phillip Lim to Missoni

Given the recent unpalatable events and news, some lighter reading can't hurt. That was perhaps the thought of American fashion designer Phillip Lim when he published his out-of-print cookbook during the pandemic. The culinary ebook, the proceeds of which have been donated to charity, taps into the surge in home-cooking at a time when...

4 hours ago

Retail

The end of Topshop and Arcadia would be the biggest UK collapse of the pandemic

Once the king of the high street, Topshop parent company Arcadia would be the biggest corporate collapse during the time of the pandemic if it goes into administration. With its 500 store portfolio its closure would create giant craters in the high street leaving unfillable gaps. Questions about what will happen to Arcadia’s 350 million pound...

6 hours ago

Fashion

The show must go on: The changing tides of fashion weeks

The show must go on. The Spring 21 runway season was the most hybrid variety we’ve ever seen, with a mix of digital presentations, lookbooks and films that ultimately proved effective, keeping travel restrictions and social distancing in mind. Visual media not only allowed us to view runway shows remotely, but gave us access to designers’...

Nov 27, 2020

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