Its’ a busy French moment for AllSaints, even if it’s the ultimate downtown UK brand. AllSaints is debuting a watch collection; a new series of scents and its Shoreditch Ski Club, the latter in Paris' Le Bon Marché.
Adolfo Domínguez has appointed Tiziana Domínguez González to the newly created role of creative director. She will oversee all creative efforts across all divisions, including menswear, womenswear and accessories.
In a surprise move, luxury department store Harrods has announced that it will open its first standalone store outside of London next spring with a specialist beauty unit at Intu’s Lakeside shopping centre in Essex.
Lindex improved in Q3 and owner Stockmann is mulling strategic alternatives for the chain, but the firm's department stores remain a challenge, although strategy tweaks focused on fashion, beauty and home are under way.
John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.