M&S: Bold move but will it be enough?

So M&S is closing 30 UK stores, focusing on food only in some locations and generally taking radical steps to fix itself. Well, it’s about time. The company said today that its half-year revenue rose just 0.9% to £4.99bn but its underlying pre-tax profits plunged on the back of Clothing & Homewares struggles. It also…

High heels_Burberry AW16

Are high heels an endangered species? Yes says new report

Women prefer to wear trainers rather than high heels. It’s official. Mintel has just released a report telling us what we actually already knew. Apparently in the last year, 37% of women who bought shoes went for trainers while 33% bought heels, which must mean that there’s another 30% buying flats of some kind.

Isabel Marant SS17

Isabel Marant SS17: Lots to like… no lots to LOVE

Isabel Marant must be one of the most copied designers around today. Not quite a household name in the way some other designers are, you must surely remember those high-heeled trainers, conical heel ankle boots and chain-wrapped longer boots? And the draped mini skirts that are all over the high street right now? Pure Marant.

DSquared2 SS17

SS17: Dean and Dan go deconstructed Dynasty at DSquared2

If this season has been all about maximalism, then yesterday’s Milan shows were the ultimate expression of that trend. So it was with Dean and Dan Caten over at DSquared2 where the 80s theme underlined that maximalist approach. A quick look at the label’s Instagram page with a picture of Joan Collins as Alexis Colby made…