London - International brands and retailers will be delighted at the news that Saudi Arabia will lift its ban on 100 percent owned foreign retail in its territory from 2016. The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) announced the news to US businessmen during a visit by King Salman to Washington […]

Venice-based luxury men's wear manufacturer Slowear has arrived in New York City, in Soho to be precise. Over the past eight years the company has opened 22 stores around the globe in major cities such as Paris and Tokyo, and now they have finally arrived to the fashion capital of America. Of the 22 […]

Amsterdam - With 47 stores across Europe and Asia, there seems little holding back the ​international ​expansion of American lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters. As the doors of it's latest pop-up venture open in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, FashionUnited takes a moment talk to the man behind the brand's […]

London - It is hardly a summer worth remembering, in fact, it is the coldest summer of the past three years. Perhaps that is why consumers took to spending in restaurants and holidays, rather than buying up the last of the summer collections, even when on sale. August sales the worst since 2008 financial […]

Vanessa Seward’s contemporary line just confirmed that it will be coming to Los Angeles in the form of a permanent boutique. The fashion-forward ready-to-wear brand confirmed it will be adding a brick-and-mortar Los Angeles location. Although there are no set specifics, the new store is set to open […]

When luxury brands are closing their shops in Hong Kong ahead of their leases expiring, the fashion world takes notice. US accessories giant Coach shuttered its flagship store in Central Mall in August and more recently Emperior Watch and Jewellery announced it would close its 1,700 sq ft shop in Causeway […]

Sole Society just joined Santa Monica’s ranks with their pop-up boutique. The company debuted their temporary space on Tuesday, September 2. After raising 8 million dollars from Nordstrom Inc. and Insight Venture Partners earlier this year, the women’s footwear e-commerce brand decided to open a brick-and-mortar. […]

The cult brand favoured by yoga fans, Lululemon, has decided to reorganise the way it sells pants in order to help customers find the right fit. In the past, the brand displayed its pants according to silhouette, going from highest to loosest but now the athletic wear label has decided to organise their […]

London - Luxury shoe brand Charles Philip Shanghai whose iconic slippers for men and women have been embraced by celebrities and global trendsetters alike has launched an online store to boost its international sales and to consolidate its brand image globally. The new online store was created by TLG […]

Helmut Lang, known for its tailored luxury pieces, just confirmed its newest relocation set to open in October. The brand shuttered its previous flagship last year, which was located off of Melrose Avenue. The contemporary label confirmed to Racked LA that it would it will open its new boutique in October. […]




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