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Newsflash: Henry Holland in talks to design for Debenhams

Well this certainly might come as a bit of a suprise to many, yours truly included. Henry Holland is said to be in talks with Debenhams to become their next featured designer. The department store is said to be courting... Read more »


The Saturdays to design for Topshop

[Photo: WENN] They may have made our Frock Horror of the Week segment recently, but that hasn't stopped Topshop from courting The Saturdays . Word on the street is that the British girl group are the latest... Read more »


Selfridges snubs credit crisis with £1,000 Easter egg

The world might be plummeting into a global recession, but that hasn't stopped Selfridges from offering up the most decadent egg this Easter. The department store has unveiled a chocolate Easter egg containing a Gold... Read more »


Take a look inside Topshop USA...

On the eve of the highly anticipated Topshop / Topman USA, Sir Philip Green gave WWD an exclusive look inside its flagship store in New York's SoHo district. Set to open on Thursday to celeb-studded fanfare (yes, Kate Moss... Read more »


Designers team up to celebrate Barbie at Dover Street Market

British designers are gearing up for the ongoing celebrations of Barbie's 50th anniversary . This time, the party is headed for Dover Street Market , where a special space has been dedicated to our favourite plastic pal.... Read more »


Kate Moss to attend Topshop U.S. grand opening

From ShinyStyle ... After countless delays and months of setbacks, ("a logistical nightmare," according to Sir Philip Green ), America is now thismuchcloser to the opening of Topshop USA . Not only that, Page... Read more »


Gap's Patrick Robinson gives us something to coo over next season

[Photos: WENN / LOVE blog ] Gap's super-talented creative director, Patrick Robinson , was in London Monday night to offer a preview of his autumn/winter 2009-10 collection. In front of milliner Stephen Jones... Read more »


Net-a-porter.com secures exclusive deal with Yves Saint Laurent

Spring is already shaping up to be a pretty exciting season, which has further helped by this latest announcement from Net-a-porter.com . The online retailer has secured an exclusive deal with Yves Saint Laurent to sell... Read more »


Simon Fuller takes another step into the fashion world

Following what must have been successful investments Roland Mouret's RM label and the Beckham's DvB empire, pop music mogul (and the Spice Girl's old manager) Simon Fuller is stepping even further into the fashion industry... Read more »


Jil Sander to mark return with new role at Uniqlo

Rumours of Jil Sander's comeback have been swirling since Paris Fashion Week, when she attended the recent Première Vision fabric fair. Now, details of her return have been revealed, only not in the way that you might have... Read more »


Hilary Riva steps down as chief executive of the British Fashion Council

It's all change at the BFC! Following the recent news that London Fashion Week will move to Somerset House next season, it's now time for changes in the organisation itself. It's been announced that Hilary Riva... Read more »


Psst... Beth Ditto for Evans may land next month!

At CQ, we're all pretty darn excited about Beth Ditto's forthcoming collection for Evans . So, when I read this tidbit from Fashionista's Br(it) Boy this morning, I couldn't help but mention it. According to our blogger... Read more »


First look: Roberto Cavalli credit card - in snakeskin but of course

Hey, you know how sometimes you feel like there's just that something missing in your life but can't quite pinpoint it? Well, Roberto Cavalli reckons he knows exactly what it is: a Cavalli snakeskin credit card! No... Read more »


Biba's Barbara Hulanicki previews Topshop range

Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki is set to unveil her first exclusive range for Topshop . Up until now, she has been focussing on furniture, wallpaper designs and a jewellery collection for the V&A shop . Now, she... Read more »


Tesco set to launch online fashion store

Tesco is about to launch a fashion assault on brands such as Asos by opening an online clothing store. The supermarket chain will soon offer customers thousands of items via its spanking new virtual store. It's brands... Read more »


Amanda Wakeley back in control of her own label

Here is some good news finally for British designer Amanda Wakeley . She has regained control of her own label again, according to a press release issued on Friday . "I am delighted to be back in charge of the Amanda... Read more »


Anthropologie coming to the UK: The latest

We told you back back in September last year that Anthropologie was branching out into Europe. Well now we have more details about the American chain's brand new British flagship store. As suspected, it will be located on... Read more »


Beth Ditto for Evans: The latest

Lo and behold it looks like Beth Ditto is getting her very own clothing collection after all. After months years of speculation, it seems almost certain now that there will be a Beth Ditto for Evans collaboration.... Read more »


PPQ to open pop-up store

The designers behind PPQ are pulling out all stops for London Fashion Week by opening a pop-up store in Mayfair's Burlington Arcade. Amy Molyneaux and Percy Parker announced on Friday that this year they will open a... Read more »


Marks & Spencer to slash 1,000 jobs

It seems that not even Britian's retail institution, Marks & Spencer , is immune from the world economic crisis. The high street chain is expected to cut up to 1,000 jobs today due to a poor Christmas sales period. A... Read more »