Fashion industry

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Burberry predicts 35% rise in annual profits backed by Asia sales
UK luxury brand records 22% sales growth in Asia over pre-pandemic levels but 4% fall in Europe

Sarah Butler

19, Jan, 2022 @10:25 AM

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Nino Cerruti obituary
Fashion designer and menswear pioneeer whose relaxed suits made star appearances in more than 100 Hollywood films

Veronica Horwell

18, Jan, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Dirty greenwashing: watchdog targets fashion brands over misleading claims
Companies may have to change how they advertise or face court if in breach of consumer protection law

Sarah Butler

14, Jan, 2022 @3:08 PM

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British Vogue hails new era with nine African models on cover
February issue cover shot is an important statement of anti-tokenism, says magazine’s editor

Priya Elan

14, Jan, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Back to black: goths go mainstream in corsets, leather and lace
Inspired by Kourtney Kardashian and Megan Fox, searches for ‘gothcore’ grow as people look to express darker emotions

Rachel Hall

03, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Millions pumped in to keep Victoria Beckham label afloat in pandemic
Fashion and beauty business remained lossmaking in 2020 but deficit narrowed from previous year

Joanna Partridge

30, Dec, 2021 @2:38 PM

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Stella McCartney got pay rise while fashion firm took furlough cash
The designer’s salary rose to £2.7m last year while her company claimed almost £850k in government support

Sarah Butler

23, Dec, 2021 @6:45 PM

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Shop workers experiencing financial hardship and job insecurity, says charity
Withdrawal of universal credit top-up affecting sector still struggling to recover from Covid job losses

Zoe Wood

23, Dec, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Deserted stores, less choice … has shopping changed for ever?
Retail was in crisis even before Covid. Now the virus has created so much turmoil that the future is becoming hard to read

Zoe Wood

18, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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‘Worst fashion wage theft’: workers go hungry as Indian suppliers to top UK brands refuse to pay minimum wage
Shortfall of 16p a day leaves children living on just rice as suppliers to Nike, Zara and H&M in Karnataka underpay by estimated £41m

Annie Kelly

16, Dec, 2021 @7:15 AM

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New Chanel chief could signal end of ‘colonialist approach’ to fashion
Leena Nair joins brand from Unilever where she was first Asian, first female and youngest HR chief

Priya Elan

15, Dec, 2021 @6:56 PM

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How the ‘mundane’ trend is bringing some Christmas sparkle for everyday brands
Aldi, McDonald’s, Ikea and Marmite jump on the festive bandwagon with branded jumpers, pants, hats and baubles

Sarah Butler

04, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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