Always on the look out for fresh talent, trade show Margin confirmed a host of new brands for August 2010. Besides up and coming labels, Margin will also showcase established brands. Garcia Madrid will present their mens tailoring, casualwear and accessories for the very first time at Margin. Their […]

Monday at 5pm marked a cause for celebration as FashionUnited.co.uk this year secured a spot on Leon Bailey-Green’s renowned Online Fashion Top 100 list. The fashion world was boiled over with excitement at the announcement of who made the eagerly anticipated industry-judged list, which also included […]

The British Fashion Council  announced that ten of London’s most exciting emerging menswear fashion design talents will receive sponsorship from its designer support initiative NEWGEN MEN sponsored byTopman. All recipients will receive business support, funding and the opportunity to use […]

Besides committing to your New Year’s resolutions in 2010, this January the retail industry will have to commit to a VAT rise of 20% from 17,5% by the coalition Government. The VAT hike is delayed with half a year and gives consumers and retailers some more time to adjust. The new tax rate would […]

Gap unveiled details of its entry into China with plans to open Gap stores in Beijing and Shanghai in late 2010, and simultaneously bring an online shopping experience to all Chinese consumers. The first four Gap stores will feature a full range of Gap adult, GapKids and babyGap product, including all […]

H&M said third quarter sales were up 22% from last year, but warned that relatively weak sales in April and May had left a stockpile of unsold spring garments. The Financial Times warned his could lead to heavier discounting than previously planned over the summer, the company warned. The Stockholm-based […]

John Galliano has received the prestigious  French Legion of Honour award. Presented by president Nicolas Sarkoz at the Elysée Palace in Paris, Galliano received the ranking of Chevalier (the equivalent of Knight) for his 14 years of work at the iconic French fashion house Dior. The 49-year-old […]

Uzbekistan’s cotton production has come under fire as forced child labour is still widespread in its fields. In spite of international campaigns, there is no sign of abatement in state-sponsored forced child labour used to harvest cotton in Uzbekistan. A new report – Slave Nation – […]