In a year that is seeing a number of UK brands possibly changing hands, the latest is Jones Bootmaker. It has been put up for sale by owner Alteri despite a recent management change and investment in its web offer.
Milan fashion week winds up Monday with Italian veteran designer Giorgio Armani showing his autumn-winter 2017 collection before the international circus of critics, buyers and top models decamps to Paris.
The fashion social and shopping network has secured of €3 million in a new funding round, which will allow it to further consolidate its growth and accelerate its international expansion plans in Europe.
Held in the historic Armani theatre in Milan, the autumn-winter 2017 show charmed with polka dots and checks -- and is likely to be enthusiastically embraced by those longing for luxury brands to put comfort first.