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Topshop to launch mobile site as sales grow

An 8% growth in sales via its mobile site has prompted Topshop to launch a dedicated app and optimised mobile site in the coming months. According to reports mobile sales at Topshop account for 8% of all online sales with... Read more »


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo costumer creates fashion range for H&M

I have more H&M news for you today! Trish Summerville , the costume designer for the film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (of Stieg Larsson's famed novel trilogy), has teamed up with the retailer to create a... Read more »

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Victoria Beckham's fashion sales set to soar to £60 million

There is no denying that Victoria Beckham's fashion line has been going gang-busters, but now there is actual evidence that her business is really booming. The former Spice Girl reached sales in excess of £15 million in... Read more »


Doo-Ri Chung named the next guest designer

Last week I was telling you about Giambattista Valli for Macy's , this week it's Doo-Ri Chung who is set to design for the retailer. She will launch the Doo-Ri for Impulse collection for only eight weeks across Macy's... Read more »


Giambattista Valli unveils holiday collection for Macy's

Giambattista Valli has unveiled a new collection for Macy's . The designer has infused some of his Spring/Summer 2012 safari-inspired pieces into wearable separates for a holiday collection titled Impulse.... Read more »


Jason Wu to design Target collection

WWD has learned the identity of Target's next designer collaborator which is Jason Wu . The designer joins the US retailers Go International program following in footsteps of Missoni which launched to much hype on... Read more »


Aussie fashion boutique leaves customer gasping!

It is the customer service story that has made headlines around the world. Aussie dress retailer GASP has literally left one shopper gasping after she received a case of the Pretty Womans following a shopping expedition... Read more »


Versace for H&M collection appears in Vogue Russia - check it out!

After revealing a sneak peak of the Versace for H&M collection earlier this month, I have now come across some further pics courtesy of Vogue Russia and UK. The magazines have published an exclusive look at the... Read more »


Plus size retailers Simply Be open first retail store in Liverpool

Self-dubbed 'Curvy clothing brand' Simply Be have just opened their first bricks and mortar store, in the Liverpool One development. Despite the plus size industry being big business, you can count the number of plus... Read more »


Karl Lagerfeld launches Macy's line with Anna Wintour

Karl Lagerfeld officially launched his capsule collection for Macy's ahead of the storm that is New York Fashion Week. The French designer was mobbed during the launch at the flagship store in Herald Square on... Read more »


Versace for H&M - your first sneak peek!

Here it is folks - your first taste of the upcoming Versace for H&M collection . Ever since the news broke in June that Donatella Versace would be teaming up with the Swedish retailer, we have been eagerly waiting the... Read more »

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Check out Osman's capsule collection for John Lewis

Yesterday, we took a trip to John Lewis ' flagship store on Oxford Street, where fashion designer, Osman Yousefzada , was showcasing his new capsule collection for the department store giants - exciting stuff!... Read more »


Chanel pops up at Harrods

Harrods has received the Chanel treatment with a pop-up store and space launching at the iconic department store. Launching yesterday, the luxury label will occupy the third floor of Harrods with a exhibition titled... Read more »


Kate Spade is coming to London!

Following on from my post yesterday on Bryce Dallas Howard fronting the Kate Spade A/W11 campaign , I am super excited to reveal that the label is coming to London! Deborah Lloyd, the British Chief Creative Officer of... Read more »


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Ryan Reynolds - the new stars of Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer appear to have backtracked on recent claims that they were ditching their all-star advertising campaigns . Instead they have hired Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Ryan Reynolds to be the faces of... Read more »


Diary date: High Street Fashion Week 5th - 9th September

For the third consecutive year London's West End will play host to Oxford Street's High Street Fashion Week . Presented by Metro the fash-packed week it will feature exclusive celebrity parties, fashion shows, style... Read more »


Mary Portas for House of Fraser - a preview!

Three months ago we were filling you in on Mary Portas's latest fashion venture - a womenswear collection and concept store for House of Fraser . Called Pret a Portas, the concept store launched on August 18th at... Read more »


Primark denies transactional website

Sorry peeps but those recent rumours that Primark is launching a transactional website are false! The budget retailer has denied reports that they have put out a tender for a digital agency to build its first... Read more »


Amy Winehouse's posthumous Fred Perry range launches

Fred Perry have posthumously released Amy Winehouse's final collection "after much consideration." The fashion company says that with the blessing of Winehouse's family, they decided to launch the late singer's... Read more »


Largest U.K. Tommy Hilfiger store to open on Brompton Road

Tommy Hilfiger plans to open their largest U.K. store with an 8,000-square-foot space in Knightsbridge on Brompton Road near Harrods. "As the birthplace of preppy style, England is very close to my heart. London -- rich in... Read more »