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  • Image: Raeburn x Cupra Raeburn, the responsible design studio and platform founded by Christopher Raeburn, has partnered with Spanish automakers Cupra to create a bespoke wrap for its Born car. The unique collaboration features a parachute design, a signature of the Raeburn house, cladding the car manufacturer’s first fully electric vehicle. In a statement Raeburn said the partnership was born out of both brands’ passion for creating powerful, stylish and sustainable pieces, without compromises. The […]
  • Sebastian Van Canneyt, Most Promising Belgian Graduate of the Year with Chibi Ichigo, an artist from the Belgian Electro scene. Credits: J. Van Belle, via WBI Last week, the Belgian Fashion Awards announced the winners of its 2022 edition, which included the Most Promising Belgian Graduate and Belgian Emerging Talent of the Year. The young designer Sebastian van Canneyt, who received his master degree from art school KASK in Ghent earlier this year, was named […]
  • Image: Primark store in Madrid Fast fashion giant Primark is injecting a further 100 million euros into its Spanish store fleet. Eighty million euros will be spent on opening at least eight new stores and one store extension over the next two years, while the remaining 20 million euros will go towards upgrades and refurbishments in other stores. The investment will result in at least 1,000 new jobs, bringing its total workforce in Spain to […]
  • Lacoste virtual reality store by Emperia. Image: Emperia Lacoste has unveiled its first-ever virtual store, developed in partnership with Emperia, a virtual reality tech developer for retailer and fashion. On entering the store, customers can move around a space inspired by the brand’s signature details, in an interior that is reminiscent of a crocodile’s mouth. The showroom features five seasonal products, all shoppable viewed in 360 degrees. A second room houses a gamified feature that […]
  • Image Credit: British Fashion Council (BFC) The British Fashion Council (BFC) is excited to announce that The Fashion Awards 2022 presented by Diet Coke will be hosted by British and Jamaican activist and actress Jodie Turner-Smith. The event will take place on Monday 5th December 2022, returning to the iconic London venue The Royal Albert Hall. Turner-Smith is best known for her magnetising breakout role in Queen & Slim (2019) and has received critical acclaim […]
  • Image: Hibbett Athletic apparel retailer Hibbett has reported an increase in sales and profit in the third quarter of the year as it benefited from the back-to-school season. Sales at the US company increased 13.5 percent to 433.2 million dollars in the three months to October 29, with comparable sales up 9.9 percent. Net income rose slightly to 25.6 million dollars from 25.2 million dollars a year earlier. President and CEO Mike Longo said the […]