Eyewear company Oakley have announced the release of its new clothing and accessories line, to be launched this season. New products include technical outerwear that underscores the company's emphasis on performance technology. In addition, new lifestyle products are designed to further the company's […]

The weather isn't what it should be and we all deserve a little pick-me-up. Time to head up to the first floor of Harrods for a visit to the Jasmine Di Milo boutique. August sees the space that the label shares with other hip brands like Aimee Williams and Carlos Miele playing host to Ingrid Col lins, […]

Shoe maker Rupert Sanderson's creations will soon be available online. From September Sanderson's delightful designs will be available to all of the UK . He is not planning on expanding his points of sale any time soon though. Speaking to Vogue of his Bruton Place store, which he opened last October, […]

Allsports has been forced to negotiate new agreements with its lenders after a collapse in trading left it close to breaking its covenants. The group has spent over a year looking for a new owner. According to accounts filed at Companies House Allsports recorded a loss of £1.2m in the 53 week […]

The fashion and home furnishings retailer Laura Ashley is once again the subject of takeover rumours. According to just-style.com, sources have suggested that one of the company's largest shareholders has been negotiating with other investors over a buy out. After years of bad results, Laura Ashley […]

Superdiva Beyonce and her mother Tina Knowles are continuing the expansion of their empire with a new addition to their fashion brand, House of Dereon. The two have signed a licensing agreement with the New York-based Accessory Exchange to add handbags and small leather goods to its existing collection. […]

British high street fashion chain Hobbs is considering expansion into the US market, while it continues to show good profit and margin growth. Bought in a management buy-out last year by venture capitalist 3i and management, its pre-tax profits for the year have been estimated at £16.5 million, […]

London Denim purports to be " London 's answer to all the over-hyped, over-rated and over here LA denim brands". The label's designer Simon King has now customised his latest range of skinny jeans. They feature tattoos like those sported on beefy biceps of the Forties. Think cheesy hearts, birds and […]

Giacomo Santucci has resigned from his position as commercial, licenses and retail director at Dolce & Gabbana. The former Gucci chief executive joined the company only six months ago. A Dolce & Gabbana spokesman in Milan declined to give any details, saying only that Santucci had left "for […]

On Tuesday European retailers accused the EU of giving leading European textile-producing countries special incentives in order to win them over in the negotiations with China over the unblocking of impounded Chinese garments at European borders. According to a media report, the Foreign Trade Association […]

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