Walpole publishes first sustainability report of UK luxury companies
Walpole, the trade body that represents British luxury companies, has published a sustainability report following up to its one year manifesto. In January 2020 Walpole launched its sustainability manifesto with the aim empower its client’s businesses towards a net carbon and zero waste future, supported by strategic partner McKinsey & Company....
Mar. 31, 2021
Tencent takes on Burberry in the gaming world
Tencent Holdings has removed two Burberry-designed “skins”, outfits worn by videogame characters from its blockbuster title, Honour of Kings.The Chinese company hasn’t offered much detail into their decision, although sources close to the matter cited by the ‘South China Morning Post’ hint it could be on the grounds that the British fashion...
Mar. 26, 2021
Why luxury and premium British brands are prioritising the Chinese market
In an interview with FashionUnited, Sandrine Zerbib, founder of Shanghai-based and China-focused brand management and digital agency Full Jet, talks about how even if the Chinese market was already vital for British or more generally European luxury and premium brands prior to the covid-19 crisis, it has gained even more prevalence. China is...
Mar. 26, 2021
Video: Burberry SS21 collection
In this video, British luxury fashion house Burberry has presented its SS21 collection entitled 'In Bloom'. Watch the video below. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: Burberry, Facebook
Mar. 25, 2021
Burberry unveils first designs for Honor of Kings game
Burberry has unveiled two exclusive designs for Honor of Kings, which marks the mobile games’ first co-creation with a luxury brand on their ‘Legend’ skin offering. Riccardo Tisci, Burberry’s chief creative officer has exclusively designed two skins for the mobile game’s popular heroine, Yao, which sees the character wearing a classic cotton...
Mar. 22, 2021
Burberry updates outlook after strong rebound in sales
Burberry has issued a trading update ahead of the March 27, 2021 financial year-end. Since December, the company continued to see a strong rebound and now expects revenue and adjusted operating profit to be ahead of consensus expectations. The company said in a statement that comparable store retail sales in the fourth quarter are expected to be...
Mar. 12, 2021
Five highlights from digital London Fashion Week
In another season, during another time, London Fashion Week would have been brimming with international press, buyers, influencers and notable industry folk. Front row catwalks would be celebrity-heavy and London abuzz with parties and events for its biannual fashion outing. Unlike in September, the February catwalks were shown entirely digital...
Mar. 2, 2021
Video: Burberry FW21 menswear collection
In this video, British luxury fashion house Burberry has presented its FW21 menswear collection at London Fashion Week (LFW).Watch the video below. Do you want to see more FW21 clothing collections? Click here to view theFashionUnited Marketplace. Video: Burberry via YouTube Photo credit: Burberry, Facebook
Feb. 23, 2021
Burberry presents menswear-focused collection during LFW
Riccardo Tisci showcased his first menswear-focused collection for Burberry during London Fashion Week with a presentation from within its flagship on Regent Street store in London, reconfigured as a wandering terrain. The autumn/winter 2021 menswear collection “gently challenges and subtly reinvents traditions, inviting freedom of expression,”...
Feb. 22, 2021
Burberry repays Covid loan boosted by online demand
Burberry has just repaid a 300 million pounds loan from the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF.) The luxury brand was able to do that thanks to the strong online business and peaking demand amongst Chinese wealthy consumers. The luxury fashion brand is also set to repay the 7 million pounds injection it received in...
Feb. 17, 2021
Burberry Q3 comparable sales decline by 9 percent
In the third quarter, Burberry Group Plc said, despite reduced operating hours and the closure of up to 62 stores, it achieved a high single-digit full-price sales increase. However, reported retail revenue fell 4 percent to 688 million pounds with Covid-19 related store closures averaging 7 percent impacting trading. The company said in a...
Jan. 20, 2021
Burberry launches limited-edition collection of archival designs
Burberry has launched its Future Archive collection - a limited-edition range of outerwear inspired by the label's history. The capsule collection includes reimagined trench coats and quilted jackets in both womenswear and menswear styles. All pieces were created exclusively for this specific collection, and some exclusive styles were limited to...
Jan. 6, 2021