Gucci pre-fall 17

Gucci pre-fall 17: 10 trends to make an impact

Alessandro Michele has out-Michele’d himself for the Gucci pre-fall 2017 collection with a riot of decoration, geeky touches, accessory ideas and much more. But is there anything for the wider industry to plunder in the months ahead or is it just more of the same? Well, yes and yes. It’s become very clear in recent…

Diesel Black Gold pre-fall 17

Diesel pre-fall 17: Here we go again

Is it really that time already? You know, that moment when you’re bored, you casually glance at Vogue Runway to see if there’s a straggler SS17 or Resort 17 collection among all the Tbilisi Fashion Week shows and Bridal Fashion Week shows. Then you see it. Those words. Pre. Fall. 2017. Aaarrgghh.

Kate Spade Q3: Good but not great

Luxury handbags may not be doing as well as they used to at the moment but expensive not-quite-luxury bags with cute stuff one them seem to be holding their own. At least Kate Spade’s are – just. The company said yesterday that its net sales rose 14.1% in Q3, which is a lot better than…

Miu Miu SS17

SS17 finale: Life’s a beach at Miu Miu

You never know what to expect with Miu Miu collections. Will it be a classic? Will it be a bit, well, odd? Will it be full of light and airy clothes for autumn or cosy coats for spring? Well one thing was clear yesterday, this was definitely a spring/summer show as Miuccia Prada sent out…