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Sir Philip Green staying positive in the face of an uncertain economic future

He was named one of this year's most influential people in fashion by The Evening Standard earlier this week, and now Sir Philip Green is likely hoping that his influence will reach far and wide in these turbulent... Read more »

Are you having a Credit Crunch Christmas?

Gemma Cartwright writes... You can't go five minutes without hearing about the economic crisis. The words 'credit' and 'crunch' have become lodged in our brains, making us think about the repercussions every time we look... Read more »

Phi to close label

One of the most recent victims of the economic downturn is Phi . The New York sportswear label will shutter this month following the delivery of its pre-spring collection to stockists. "You have made a decision to be... Read more »

London Fashion Week Gallery: Julien Macdonald S/S 2009

Julien Macdonald seems to have grown up over recent seasons. His collections are still suitably glamorous, but gone are the overt bum-revealing bright sequin numbers and over-embellished gowns in favour of something a little... Read more »

Milan Fashion Week: Bottega Veneta S/S 09

Someone had to do pared-back minimalism during this (ongoing) economic downturn and it happened to be Tomas Maier at Bottega Veneta who did. Most of the collection was made up of no-fuss dresses albeit with plenty of volume... Read more »

Get gorgeous Sara Berman frocks for under £100 at Brand Alley

Oh dear. That's what went through my mind when an email arrived in my inbox informing me of a Sara Berman sale at Brand Alley . Prices starting at £40 for a favourite brand of mine that's usually way out of my price... 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 »

Justin Timberlake's William Rast to hit Bryant Park

While others appear to be fleeing the tents at Bryant Park under the strain of the economic crisis, Justin Timberlake's label William Rast is about to make its debut . Although he has been showing at New York Fashion Week... Read more »

Charity shops urge us to clear out our wardrobes as donations are affected by the recession

CQ loves charity shops, we do. High street retailers aren't the only ones feeling the credit crunch. Charity shops in the UK are also being affected by the recession, some bargain hunters might be flocking to their... Read more »

Kate Moss chats about her spring 2009 line for Topshop

Perhaps it's a sign of the economic strain that we are hearing from Kate Moss as she prepares to unveil her spring 2009 collection for Topshop . What other reason is there for the supermodel who rarely gives... Read more »