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Gucci shuns glamour and sex for philosophy and severed heads | Fashion

As a reflection of fashion’s shifting aspirations, the remarkable overhaul of Italian mega-brand Gucci is quite the case study. Just four years ago, Gucci traded on luxury, sex, glamour and bling. Now, it is enjoying spectacular commercial success with an ethos so different, and so highfalutin, that

How Oxfam became the rising star of UK’s online fashion industry | Business

Trade director hopes to double size of web operation after it reported 33% sales growth over Christmas Oxfam’s online shop manager, Holly Bentley (left) and e-commerce and festivals manager, Holly Rothwell. Photograph: Lorne Campbell/GuzelianIt’s one of fashion’s best kept secrets, a website where you can buy luxury

Salad dressing with style: inside Gucci’s first restaurant | Fashion

It is the age-old impasse presented by high fashion: how do you shift more stock while staying exclusive? Don’t ask Burberry. Fifteen years ago, it had the bright idea of selling affordable “gateway” pieces covered in its iconic check, only for the “wrong” sort of people to

US fashion brand Michael Kors to stop using animal fur | Fashion

The American fashion house Michael Kors has announced that it will no longer use fur in its collections. Production of current designs using fur, such as coyote and rabbit, will be phased out by the end of 2018, the brand has confirmed. This new model will also