Say what you like about celebrity fashion ranges but there’s one thing you can’t fault about them – they really get people excited, not only about buying fashion, but also about queuing for hours in the cold to buy it. I had trouble negotiating my way down Regent Street, London, this afternoon. The queues for the Idris Elba collection launch spread down and across the street outside Superdry’s flagship store.
Furla has inked a licensing deal with silk maker Ratti for a range of branded Furla textile accessories. Not necessarily the most exciting news. But think about it. Until now, Furla has been all about leather. But with this first move into textiles, we’re seeing a new expansion phase. Where will it end? RTW collections perhaps?