Nicholas Kirkwood gives London Fashion Week a bold makeover Friday, 9th August 2013
Famed for his innovative use of materials and bold designs, Nicholas Kirkwood has now been charged with giving London Fashion Week a makeover, after being given the job of designing all the creative branding for the spring/summer 2014 London show schedule in September.
Prada open new store in Osaka city, Japan Wednesday, 17th July 2013
Luxury giants Prada opened its first freestanding store in the Japanese city of Osaka on Monday. The store is spread across five levels and 16,145 square feet. The store will stock Prada’s men’s and women’s ready-to-wear lines, leather goods, shoes and accessories.
Bottega Veneta unveils new LA store Thursday, 4th July 2013
Bottega Veneta, the Italian luxury fashion house, has this week opened a new store at 8445, Melrose Place in Los Angeles. The store will be a first of its kind for Bottega Veneta, is part of the luxury firms vision to focus on organically developing a network of specialised stores bespoke to specific customers and neighbourhoods.
Saks Flagship to launch Christian Louboutin Shoe Salon Saturday, 15th June 2013
Upscale, New York-based department store chain, Saks Fifth Avenue reported that it expects to further heighten the quality of its New York store’s 10022-SHOE salon in U.S. with an addition of shop-in-shop, Christian Louboutin’s shoe salon.
Kathy Ireland, model, to launch her own footwear line Wednesday, 12th June 2013
Model Kathy Ireland is planning to open her own footwear line for the 2015 spring in partnership with the RFA Group - Royal Footwear & Accessories - with Kathy being the chief designer for RFA.
LK Bennett plots store openings in China Monday, 13th May 2013
LK Bennett becomes the latest luxury retailer to open its stores to the Chinese market. The news comes after a spokesman told the Mail On Sunday that a deal with China is ‘looking very close’ and could be signed as early as the summer. Financial reports show that profits before finance charges had rose 37 per cent to GBP 11 million for the financial year.
Jimmy Choo opens new London store Friday, 10th May 2013
Jimmy Choo have opened their new men’s boutique, replacing the old store in Burlington Arcade. The new store is located in an historic Georgian townhouse on Dover Street, and sells a premium assortment of men’s accessories, bags and shoes. The shops décor consists of vintage furniture, a marbled top, mirror edge bar, and a masculine colour scheme of charcoal, black and silver, with felt, tweed and zebra detail.
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