So we’ve got an answer to one of fashion’s current big questions. We know who’s taking the design helm at Lanvin after Alber Elbaz’s much-lamented departure. It’s Bouchra Jarrar. The other big question (who’ll get the Dior job, if anyone?) remains to be answered.
Instagram, the fashion and beauty sector’s favourite social media channel, is taking a leaf out of parent Facebook’s advertising book with reports that it’s building specific profiles for businesses (just like Facebook’s Brand Pages), data on the performance of brand posts, and extra functionality to boost advertising through mobile devices.
Skechers and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor, who have teamed up for a new marketing campaign to launch the Skechers Originals retro collection, have unveiled teaser images for Trainor’s first TV commercial for the campaign.
“Get a move on” was the message from Argos chief John Walden yesterday as potential buyers of the business J Sainsbury and Steinhoff continued to do… well, not a lot, ahead of what could be a bumper payday for HRG shareholders next Friday. Actually, that’s not true. The two retail giants who want to buy…