London - Will you buy your winter coat today? That is precisely the question retailers, analysts, brands and anyone invested in the newly disrupted fashion season is hoping to answer. From the latest figures on the UK high street and beyond, it appears shoppers are spending less money on clothing. Retail […]

In April, menswear and womenswear tradeshow Capsule announced that it would be heading to the West Coast for its Los Angeles debut. Continuing with this westward trend, the trade fair just announced that it will open Capsule Concept, a retail shop to launch on October 4. Opening in Los Angeles at Platform, […]

Converse is taking efforts to make themselves known for their apparel offerings. This Thursday, Converse will launch Converse Essentials. The idea behind the collection is that it is a minimalist wardrobe. The items that will be offered include a t-shirt, a long-sleeve shirt, a zip hoodie, a crewneck […]

Social media are being credited with democratising the landscape of fashion in London and New York. But in Milan's swankiest shopping street, an end to the industry's ingrained elitism, with its invitation-only events and cosy tribalism, still seems a long way off. Via Montenapoleone, home to the flagship […]

Every sales person knows them: customers who want to make your life hell. Sure, there are days when everything works out and even the most stressful regular who is all problems and drama finds something so that the commission puts a smile on your face for the rest of day that for once is only parly […]

Toni Hacker, who founded accessories label Hayden-Harnett with her husband Ben Harnett, has a new label up her sleeve. Well, more like a new sleeve with her new label on it. The designer's new label Thacker is now available exclusively through their e-commerce channel The concept behind […]

Les Petits Joueurs has opened its first store in its home-based city of Florence. The flagship clocks in at an intimate 862 square feet. Founder Maria Sole Cecchi made sure the store was merchandised so it was its usual literal wink to pop culture and all things cartoonish, just the way she likes it. […]

Apparently, some people didn't heed Tim Gunn's advice about catering to the plus sized market. Fast-fashion retailer H&M has announced that they will be pulling plus-sizes from their New York stores. Revelist reported that H&M pulled plus-sizes to accomodate for its growing range of products. H&M, which […]




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