Victoria’s Secret: Out of touch and out of time?

On Thursday Victoria’s Secret televised its annual extravaganza of models parading a catwalk in underwear. Some girls are sporting wings, others are bedazzled from hip to bust. Whilst it inarguably draws viewers and social media coverage, some watch for the superstar pop performance, which one year is Lady Gaga, another Rihanna or Taylor Swift, others…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Vestiaire Collective unveils new brand identity

New York – Vestiaire Collective unveiled a new visual identity along with a branding campaign today in the mission to solidify its place as an inspiring leader in the international retail market. Along with the branding campaign, the revamped visual identity entails a new logo, an updated website and new packaging. Based in Paris, Vestiaire…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

French fashion giant Jean Paul Gaultier goes fur-free

Animal rights groups hailed on Monday Jean Paul Gaultier’s announcement that he is joining the growing ranks of fashion designers to ban fur from their collections. The enfant terrible of French couture announced the decision in a television interview on Saturday, describing the methods used to kill the animals as “absolutely deplorable”. “Fur is more…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Uniqlo named World’s Simplest fashion brand

Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo has been named the World’s Simplest fashion brand in the annual study from Siegel+Gale, which ranks companies who deliver on their promise for simple, clear, and intuitive experiences. For this 2018 study, Siegel+Gale asked more than 15,000 people across nine countries in the US, Europe, Asia, India, and the Middle East…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Phoebe Philo era sees Céline re-sale value surge

Proof that women are loyal to designers who create wardrobes based on their everyday needs, sales have spiked for Céline pieces under former creative director Phoebe Philo. The RealReal, a site dedicated to pre-owned luxury, said it saw sales surge 30 percent for Céline collections when the announcement was made Philo was leaving and Hedi…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

British luxury brands eye US market come Brexit

British luxury brands are looking stateside to forge new and stronger relationships as a looming Brexit leads to uncertainty to exporting to the European Community. Walpole, the official body for UK luxury companies, took 18 British luxury brands to New York end of October, with a mission to grow British luxury exports to the USA.…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0