German supermodel Heidi Klum is sharing her modelling experience with young girls who want to enter the profession. The 31-year-old beauty says that contrary to what most people might think, modelling is not particularly glamorous. It is hard work and can be detrimental to a young girl's self-esteem. […]

A new product range management (PRM) system has been developed for the apparel and footwear industries by Option Systems Limited (OSL). The new system, STYLEprm, is the market's first specialist range management solution. OSL is the leading global specialist in the development of IT solutions for the […]

Celebrity Sadie Frost's off-spring appear to posses as much talent as their parents. She admits that four-year-old daughter Iris has a keen eye for fashion and helps her mother dress in the mornings. Her eldest son Finlay, whose father is musician Gary Kemp, is displaying a talent for music by writing […]

M&S chief executive Stuart Rose will signal the end of the store's flirtation with young fashion when he delivers a recovery strategy to the City on Tuesday. Per Una Due, one of the sub-brands placed 'under evaluation' when Rose arrived last May, will be axed, joining other brands that have already […]

No one can afford to ignore the high street now, says retail analyst Sally Bain, of consultancy The Chambers. Having spent decades watching fortunes and style levels of mass market and designer stores, the changes of the former have much benefited those who prefer shopping in the latter. What was once […]

The UK department store chain, Debenhams, has reported its full-year profit to have more than doubled. Debenhams was taken private last year in a GBP 1.72 billion deal by the Baroness Retail Consortium, a group of venture capitalists. The company has now posted pre-tax profits if GBP 330.5 million, […]

If you want to buy an Hermes Kelly back you will have to join a waiting list for up to a year. But that's not too long for a bag of this stature; hand-made in the Hermes workshop in Paris in grainery leather with gold fittings, priced at £2,800. Worth it when you consider that this is the perfect […]

Like the diminutive singer herself, Kylie Minogue's business empire is small but perfectly formed. This week, Minogue unveiled a collection of Cabaret-style hosiery called Love Kylie Legs - a brand extension of her Love Kylie lingerie label that launched in the UK in February 2003. Kylie nightwear will […]

The Birmingham Alliance has completed the final phase of the Bullring development with the opening of Bullring Link. The £25m redevelopment of the former Wades furniture store building is part of the Bullring estate and connects to the main Bullring scheme via a covered mall leading to the Debenhams […]

Fashion's new suit is the lawsuit. Or so it appears for Italian design duo Dolce e Gabbana. The west London designer Deborah Nicholas claims that the pair have copied her designs for her label Debonair. According to Nicholas, the famous designers first visited her store in February 2000 and became steady […]

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