Public works may not be the most exciting fashion subject, but with a £10m investment in London’s Bond Street being the most ambitious such scheme there in over 30 years, it takes on a whole new dimension.
French luxury goods group Hermès said on Thursday that sales growth accelerated in the first quarter, driven by demand from Asian customers, providing further evidence of a broader recovery in the luxury goods industry.
A raft of high profile luxury brands including Chanel, Clavin Klein and Ted Baker are set to open stores at St Pancras International as the busy London station reports strong footfall and retail performances.
The French do have a thing for their tragic singers, and few were more dramatic than the glamorous Italian star Dalida, the subject of a striking exhibition in the Palais Galliera in Paris that opens Thursday.
The weak pound and other, less short-term factors, are supporting London's status as a key market for global tourists with Russia's recovery and surging US visits both making a major impact in Q1, new data shows.