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  • Credits: Courtesy of LISAA Mode Paris The French footwear brand Méduse, known for its plastic sandals, has invited students from the LISAA Paris fashion school to envision the new signature piece for its latest collection. As part of a student project, Méduse has created a special assignment for the LISAA Paris students. They have been asked to create a textile piece that will become part of the brand's wardrobe. The project allows them to collaborate […]
  • Interview Mark Fast, AW24. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Best known for his sexed-up knitwear, Canadian-born, London-based luxury knitwear designer Mark Fast showed precisely why at London Fashion Week (LFW). This season he took to the occasion with a 2024 collection full of adventurous mixes of knitwear with big coats, bodycon dresses and 60’s-inspired interstellar style. Fashion designers come and go at LFW, but Mark Fast is a regular in a designer market that is feeling economic pressures. […]
  • Pantone LFW autumn/winter 2024/2025 colour trend report Credits: Pantone Trend forecasting and colour consultancy Pantone Color Institute has revealed that the autumn/winter 2024 edition of London Fashion Week, which runs from February 16 to 20, will signify a “shift in mood,” with designers opting for colours that blend wearability with desirability. Described as a palette of “potent and powerful colours,” the LFW autumn/winter 2024 colour trend report melds a “fusion of retro influences with a […]
  • Laura Ashley menswear collaboration with Rag & Bone Credits: Laura Ashley/Rag & Bone American label Guess and brand management firm WHP Global have come together on a definitive agreement to acquire New York fashion brand Rag & Bone. As part of the agreement, Guess, which will contribute 56.5 million dollars, will acquire the Rag & Bone operating assets, while both Guess and WHP will jointly and equally own the brand’s intellectual property. There is a […]
  • Mytheresa menswear boutique in Munich Credits: Mytheresa Mytheresa’s second quarter net sales increased 8.3 percent on a constant currency basis and 3.6 percent on an IFRS basis to 197 million euros. The company reported GMV growth of 5.9 percent on a constant currency basis and 1.5 percent on a nominal basis to 219.1 million euros, gross profit margin of 49.9 percent and positive adjusted EBITDA margin of 4 percent for the quarter. Commenting on the […]
  • Steven Kolb, Thom Browne, and Anna Wintour at the CFDA: Defining American Style exhibition. Credits: RUPERT RAMSAY/BFA.COM via CFDA. Anna Wintour, the influential figurehead of Vogue magazine and Global Chief Content Officer at Condé Nast, is set to organise a fundraising event during Paris Fashion Week to support the re-election campaign of President Joe Biden. Scheduled for March 4th, the event is rumored to feature tickets with prices reaching up to 10,000 dollars. Known for […]