Miu Miu pre-fall 17

Miu Miu pre-fall 17: Fabulous, furry and fun

Dressing-up-box-meets-20s-meets-40s-meets-50s-meets-urban-streetwear. Nah. I don’t think it trips off the tongue as a neat description of a look either. But that’s what it is. That’s what what is you might ask? The new Miu Miu collection, of course. Or, more precisely, the Miu Miu brand’s vision for pre-fall 17.

Jimmy Choo

Go Jimmy Choo! Shoe god has strong year

What did Jimmy Choo do right last year? Just about everything it seems. The luxury firm said this morning that it had a record year and was on a roll as far as shoes, men’s product, accessories (especially its Lockett bag) and licensed products like perfumes and eyewear went. OK, it wasn’t a perfect year…

Gucci

Global luxury: Time for a rethink

Luxury stores need to put the brakes on their expansion plans and get used to the new reality. That’s the conclusion of a new report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Now, the natural response to that might be “tell me something I don’t know”. But it’s interesting. The fact is, department stores, big chains and…

Antonio Marras pre-fall 17

Pre-fall 17: Call of the wild

If you can ignore all the bad things that are happening in the world (and there have been too many times in the past year that I’ve just wanted to bury my head in the sand), then it’s a great time to be alive… For those of us who love animal print, at least. Animal print…

Carolina Herrera, Zac Zac Posen, Dion Lee pre-fall 17

Pre-fall 17 colour: Red, red w(h)ine

OK, what’s the the key colour that we’ll all be racing to add to our wardrobes, come late summer? Sorry, read that as “what’s the key colour consumers will be moaning about, come late summer?” Yes. Colour. It’s a trend (and sales) driver. But it’s also an enduring fashion industry problem.