Ivy Park by Beyoncé: Athleisure’s biggest launch yet

Beyoncé and Philip Green have given us a sneak preview (well, as sneaky as it’s possible to get when got a global publicity campaign behind it) of the new Beyoncé Ivy Park athleisure line. The big names in sports may be aggressively targeting the female consumer and female-focused brand like Lululemon may be enjoying a…

New-in comp shop: The Bardot top

The Bardot top was big news on the SS16 runways and crept into the high street offer as early as party season 2015. It’s set to hit big for warm weather deliveries over the next few months as part of a general trend for shoulder-baring tops. Come sunnier weather and you won’t be able to move…

New-in wishlist: By Malene Birger Anilas dress

As the 70%-off signs start to come down, the SS16 collections are finally starting to drop in-store. But with snow (or at least chilly weather) still potentially on the horizon for those of us in many parts of the world, it’s not true spring/summer yet. This is the time when transitional product rules, something I,…

Wishlist: & Other Stories leather dungaree dress

The bib-and-brace dress is set to make major trend waves next spring so it’s no surprise that one of the most forward looking retailers, & Other Stories, is the first big name to be acting on the trend. It’s come up with a winner with this black leather version. It gives a luxe edge to a key item that may be utility-focused, but…