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Sasha Pivovarova for Pringle autumn/winter 2008-9 campaign

The new autumn/winter 2008-9 ad campaign for Pringle of Scotland has been unveiled, and it's a new image for the British brand. The series of black-and-white shots, starring Sasha Pivovarova , was a collaborative effort... Read more »


Luella lands at Urban Outfitters - start queuing now!

Get excited because Luella is about to land at Urban Outfitters ... OMFG! In what seems like the perfect pairing, the Brit designer will stock her autumn/winter 2008-9 collection at Urban Outfitters outlets from... Read more »


Marks & Spencer sales slump as petrol prices continue to soar

The fashion industry is already dubbing it Marks & Spencer's version of Black Wednesday, with the British retailer suffering a dramatic plunge in sales. Shares dropped by 32.5 per cent on the London Stock Exchange this... Read more »


Sloane Street welcomes Liberty of London's first boutique

Liberty of London are really branching out, earlier this year the luxury accessories brand launched a transactional website , and now it has opened its first flagship boutique on Sloane Street. The 2,000 square foot... Read more »

Kim Cattrall's new job... opening Harrods sale

Kim Cattrall's new job... opening Harrods sale

Sex and the City film hysteria has barely settled down, and yet surely Kim Cattrall isn't hard up for work already? The actress has been invited to officially open the doors to this year's end-of-season spring/summer '09... Read more »


Topshop wants your Rubbish!

Topshop has teamed up with our good pals at Rubbish magazine to launch a new set of green initiatives starting this week, with Daisy Lowe as its face. Read more »


Halston selling like hot cakes at Selfridges

In case you missed our post from March, Halston is now available at Selfridges , and according to those in-the-know, it is selling like hot cakes. Vogue reports that since hitting the store floor last week, the label... Read more »


Primark ditches suppliers over child labour investigation

An investigation by the BBC has prompted Primark to ditch three of its suppliers in Southern India after it was discovered that they sub-contracted work to children. Read more »


Alexander McQueen sets his sights on India

Just like Stella McCartney , Alexander McQueen is expanding his empire to India. His label will open six new stores in the next five years, beginning with a freestanding store in New Delhi in autumn. The Brit designer... Read more »


Strike a pose at Topshop with the Helmut Newton photo machine

As we casually mentioned in March , Topshop have collaborated with the Helmut Newton Foundation to install a self-photography studio inside its stores as a tribute to the historic 'Newton Machine'. Originally... Read more »


Sir Philip Green introduces Topshop US to New York

From our US fashion blog, Shiny Style ... New York is about to be injected with a good ole' dose of British retailing when the first Topshop US store opens on October 10th. Rolling out the first phase of his new... Read more »


Psst... Is Beth Ditto about to ink a deal with Evans?

Here we go again... Yet another high street deal is rumoured to be on the cards for Beth Ditto , this time with Evans . According to the Daily Mirror , the lead singer of The Gossip is currently poised to sign a... Read more »


Sir Stuart Rose receives knighthood

Marks & Spencer chief executive, Sir Stuart Rose , received his knighthood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. The 59-year-old was named in the New Years Honours , along with TV presenter Michael... Read more »


H&M expands organic cotton range for autumn/winter 2008-9

H&M is stepping up its ethical efforts by expanding its organic cotton range across all departments, in time for next autumn. The retailer has also announced it will incorporate other organic materials such as... Read more »


Primark sets it sights on Europe

Good news for our European readers who have been waiting patiently for a local Primark to open, rather than make the regular shopping trip to London. Following the success of its first five Spanish stores, the budget... Read more »


Alexander Wang for Uniqlo lands in store

Alexander Wang has launched his Uniqlo collection, as part of the retailer's Designer Invitation Project . The New York-based designer has created four dresses for Uniqlo, which have already been causing a stir in the... Read more »


Oasis presents debut film for Fashion in Film festival

To celebrate the Fashion in Film festival , retailer Oasis has unveiled its first-ever film If Looks Could Kill , which showcases its autumn/winter '08 collection. Directed by Jean Francois Carly and starring... Read more »


Zara spring/summer 2008 campaign, starring Iselin Steiro

If you really want to get into the summery vibe, then visit your nearest Zara store. The Spanish retailer has loads of fabulous holiday pieces on offer, as seen in their latest spring/summer '08 campaign. Modelled by... Read more »


French frillies from Fifi Chachnil coming soon to Topshop

If you are a fan of French lingerie designer Fifi Chachnil and her gorgeous pin-up girl frills, then there is good news for you. Chachnil will unveil her first capsule collection for Topshop on 20th July, and the... Read more »


Dolce & Gabbana store hit by moped raiders

Yet another boutique robbery has hit London's shopping precinct. The Dolce & Gabbana store was hit by thieves on Monday evening who took off with thousands of pounds worth of handbags and accessories. London's... Read more »