Swedish footwear brand Vagabond Shoemakers is expanding its digital presence in the U.S. market later this month. It will launch an online concept store in the country, as well as an exclusive collection through e-commerce retailer Need Supply Co. on September 25. The women's shoe brand has prioritized […]

Swedish fashion giant H&M has confirmed it will trial selling external brands. The news was first reported by Swedish news site breakit.se after seeing a job advertisement for the position of Head of External Brands H&M on the fast-fashion retailer's website. The ad is looking for someone who […]

Plans have been unveiled for a new 195,000-square-foot designer village to be built in the Cotswolds. The plans, from Cheltenham-based developer Robert Hitchins Ltd and leading European outlet operating company ROS Retail Outlet Shopping, show the Designer Outlet Cotswolds would be built at junction […]

Luxury childrenswear brand Quinn Harper is to open its debut brick-and-mortar store this month in London. The 1,019-square-foot store is located at 331 Kings Road in Chelsea, and its opening coincides with the launch of the new brand’s e-commerce business. The space will showcase Quinn Harper’s decadent […]

International shoppers from Thailand and Qatar 'significantly’ increased their spending per transaction in the UK in August compared to the same time last year. The figures, from tax-free shopping expert Global Blue, found that shoppers visiting the UK from Thailand, an emerging market, spent an average […]

French fashion brand Sandro has opened its first flagship store in the United States in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. The location is centered on craftsmanship, which reflects the history and evolution of the brand. According to an announcement from the brand, this location will carry an exclusive […]

L'Agence has landed at Selfridges with a pop-up in the famed department store's denim studio. As L'Agence has found success across America, the brand is now setting its sights on Europe for expansion. Although L'Agence has more than several standalone stores of their own, the brand is primarily wholesale […]

The idea of California becoming the first U.S. state to ban the sales and manufacturing of fur might just become a reality. According to California Apparel News, the bill for the fur ban, AB44 is on its way back to the desk of Gov. Gavin Newsom. If the governor signs AB44, the fur ban will go into effect […]

Uruguay-born and New York-based designer Gabriela Hearst has opened her first UK boutique on the eve of London Fashion Week. Designed by British architect Norman Foster, the Mayfair store is situated opposite Claridges on Brook Street, an up and coming destination for luxury shoppers, The store echoes […]

Tapestry's brands are expanding their presence in the Chinese market. The New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands has partnered with Alibaba-owned commerce platform Tmall to expand its retail offerings. All three of Tapestry's brands - Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman - will have […]

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