The final day of the catwalk season: Chanel staged a magnificent homage show to Last Year at Marienbad; Nicolas Ghesquière pulls off an agenda-setting collection at Vuitton and A.W.A.K.E. Mode experiments brio.
In a standout moment from this Paris Fashion Week, the Coperni label ended its runway show by unveiling a dress of a whole new kind, literally painted live on Bella Hadid in front of a captivated audience.
It’s going to be a tougher-than-expected Christmas trading period, if one report is to be believed. UK shoppers are likely to spend 22% less on non-essentials in the festive run-up and other markets will see drops too.
Roger Blundell is to step down as chief finance officer at Grosvenor before the end of the year with Debbie Lee promoted to take over as CFO from January 2023. However, he will move into non-executive and advisory roles.
John Smedley launching a limited edition Cornwall sweater in partnership with The Campaign for Wool as part of Wool Month's “celebration of homegrown manufacturing and an ode to England’s age-old farming traditions”.