It's been a good year for high street guru Philip Green, who, according to The Sunday Times rich list 2003, is worth an estimated GBP1.85billion. Since buying fashion chain Arcadia group last September, profits are set to reach GBP 150m in the year to August 2003. The Arcadia Group, known to consumers […]

After just four weeks on the job, Max Rigelman has quit as managing director of Harrods. Rigelman is the third managing director to leave the luxury Knightsbridge department store in just over two years. Harrods have stated that group finance director Steve Davie will assume the role of acting managing […]

With so many jeans labels on the market, how do you choose the right jean? My answer, just follow the models, celebrities and capital's fashionistas for inspiration. As seen donned on the Notting Hill set and EC1 cool, Seven jeans (now appropriately called For All Mankind since another company claims […]

Eight letters Princess Diana wrote to the late fashion editor Liz Tilberis will be sold at auction later this week. The letters are unusually warm, said James Cyr, whose Cyr Auction Gallery will offer the correspondence this week as part of a 600-lot sale. "Diana was a fairly prolific letter writer […]

British fashion fair 'Interseason', a fair for club and streetwear, is going to be relaunched this year. Interseason was cancelled three years ago. The new fair will be staged from 31 August to 2 September in London. Organiser JB Events Ltd said the launch will fill the gap after jeans and the young […]

US jeanswear giant Levi Strauss&Co has announced plans to launch its Signature discount clothing line in European supermarkets in spring next year. Yhe company said it is set to introduce its this cheaper line onto the shelves of mass channel retailers initially only in the UK, France and Germany. […]

Fossil, Inc. has announced that it expects first quarter revenues to be in the range of USD 165 million to USD 170 million, as compared to USD 143.6 million in the first quarter of the prior year. This increase includes approximately USD 5 million from a stronger than expected Euro. Fossil will present […]

American leisure wear producer Juicy Couture wants to radically expand its reach under new owner Liz Claiborne by developing accessories, jewellery and fragrance lines. The brand has been prevented from expanding up till now due to lack of major financial backing. The company said that over the next […]

A 45 per cent stake of Prada owned British luxury shoe firm Church will be sold to Equinox private equity fund for an undisclosed sum. Prada and Luxembourg-based Equinox Investment, owned by Italy's biggest banks and industrial groups including Banca Intesa and the Pirelli group, said in a joint statement […]

Fresh, the LVMH-owned beauty brand, will introduce its first products for men in early June. The five-product line, based on anti-oxidant rich olive extract, comprises a facial cleanser (GBP 17), shaving cream (GBP 15), after-shave moisturizer (GBP 22), body wash (GBP 16), and tobacco flower EdC (GBP […]

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