Gucci reportedly paid £20,000 for Harry Styles to have a bag of chips at a chip shop in St Albans. The pop star, in pinstripe suit and pink socks, was seen filming an ad for the fashion brand there, and the owner let slip his supersize fee.
At the risk of sounding naively optimistic, there have been days when it’s felt like the enthusiasm to push back on avoidable plastic waste is unquenchable. There are moments when it seems possible that we can ward off the day when there are more bits of plastic
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
Pencil skirts are back in fashion – Miuccia Prada has decreed it so. And – from Michelle Obama to Marilyn Monroe – there are many ways to wear them News from the spring/summer 2018 catwalks: according to Prada and Gucci, pencil skirts are back at the sharp
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
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
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
The Italian fashion house Gucci has confirmed that its offices in Milan and Florence were raided last week over suspected tax evasion. The company, which is owned by the French luxury group Kering, was forced to issue a statement after the Italian newspaper La Stampa reported on