Three Nasty Gal ads banned due to underweight models

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned three Nasty Gal television ads for using a model that appeared “unhealthily underweight”, the BBC reports. After receiving 22 complaints from viewers, the ASA banned the three adverts from the online fashion retailer who claimed the model was within the healthy weight range at a UK size 8 […]

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ASOS profits increase almost 30%

Online British retailer, ASOS, has continued to dominate online shopping presence, and their latest profit increase is proof of just that. The brand reported a 28% rise in profit between 2017 and 2018, making £102m in the year to August 31, with active customers increasing by 19%. The total number of orders placed increased by 27% year on […]

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Topshop to collaborate with Halpern this autumn

Arcadia owned high street fashion retailer, Topshop, will collaborate with Central St Martins graduate, Michael Halpern, this autumn for a sparkly collection just in time for the winter party season! Known for his use of bright neons and sparkling sequins, Halpern has dressed celebrities including Adwoa Aboah, Lupita Nyong’o and Diane Kruger. Proving that the high street […]

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The world’s top 10 fashion brands revealed

According to global fashion search engine, Lyst, the top 10 most popular fashion brands for Spring 2018 have been revealed – and the list may surprise you! Lyst quarterly ranks of more than five million shoppers a month across 12,000 designers and stores. It’s based on a broad analysis of online shopping behaviour, including Google […]

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LA brand, Reformation, has launched in the UK

  Favoured by celebs and fashionistas alike, popular LA fashion brand, Reformation has landed in the UK exclusively at Browns. From the brand’s signature cami dress, maxi dresses and off the shoulder pieces, it’s exactly what we need following the recent heat wave across the UK where temperatures reached a record 37 degrees in central London. […]

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Insight: How did Christmas sales affect retailers?

Following a new report that shows nearly 50 high street shops close every week, we take a look at how the Christmas rush affected the retailers. Research from Altus Group found that 44 shops disappear from British high streets every week. This is Money reported that almost 15,860 shops across England and Wales have shut […]

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11 things you need to know about Edward Enninful’s first British Vogue

The long awaited British Vogue by new Editor-in-Chief, Edward Enninful, is finally here, and it’s being swept off the shelves as we speak. Enninful was announced as the new Editor-in-Chief for British Vogue following Alexandra Shulman resigning back in January 2017, after 25 years at the fashion publication. As the first male Editor-In-Chief for British […]

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Conde Nast US to stop printing Teen Vogue magazine

New York based publishing house, Conde Nast, will shut Teen Vogue in print, cut 80 jobs and lower magazine frequencies, according to WWD. Conde Nast, which is reportedly expected to finish its cuts later next week, will slash about 80 jobs; a decrease of about 2.5 percent of its 3,000-person workforce. Fewer issues of GQ, Glamour, […]

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Retail prices soar by fastest rate in five years

New figures have revealed that retail prices are rising at their fastest rate in five years as high street sales fall and online takes over. According to a report by the Daily Mail, all stores prices were up 3.3 per cent – led by household goods which are 3.5 per cent more expensive than a year […]

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Gucci will stop using fur in future collections

Following in the footsteps of Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, the Italian fashion house has announced that it will stop suing fur in their collections, starting with spring / summer 2018. Announcing the news on October 11, the move comes as part of Gucci’s new ten year Culture of Purpose sustainability plan. Signature […]

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