Alexa Chung Gets to Work for Mulberry, as the Brand Marks 50 Years – WWD

Mulberry x Alexa Chung

LONDON – More than a decade after launching the Alexa bag, Mulberry has gone a step further and asked Alexa Chung to create her own design for the brand as part of a series of projects to mark its 50th anniversary. The new Alexa capsule offers two styles, a spacious shoulder bag called the Big … Read more

As Another Top Team Try To Turnaround Marks & Spencer, The Retailer Hits £201 Million Loss

As Another Top Team Try To Turnaround Marks & Spencer, The Retailer Hits £201 Million Loss

Marks & Spencer announce companies full year results, an 88% slump in full year profit. The 137 year … [+] old retailer, blames the pandemic forced closures of stores for severely constraining the store network. The business has been floundering for decades, and whilst under Chairman, Archie Norman (ex ASDA) watch there may be a … Read more

33 Reasons to Be Mad for Marimekko as the Brand Marks Its 70th Year

33 Reasons to Be Mad for Marimekko as the Brand Marks Its 70th Year

I spent the last year working on a book about Marimekko and its founder Armi Ratia who, 70 years ago, set out to change the world with textiles. This wasn’t premeditated; her husband bought an oil-cloth firm, and Ratia, who had been planning to leave advertising to write a novel, joined in the new venture. … Read more