Farfetch designer shopping portal valued at over USD 1bn!

Whilst definitely not a “unicorn”, Farfetch, the UK online luxury fashion retailer, is certainly attracting the attention of both users and funders, having just announced another round of funding that puts the total value of the business at over USD 1bn, eight years after its initial launch.

Speculation around the Versace IPO spans another fashion season!

Recent speculation suggesting a number of luxury fashion companies could be about to go public suggests IPOs are this season's "must have" in the industry.

Flower power continues on the path of global retail domination!

Baring Private Equity has picked up a minority stake in floral-themed clothing and accessories retailer Cath Kidston, tapping into a resurgence in the modern vintage theme in  fashion

Will Investcorp’s shopping habits start catching the eye again?

Investcorp is reportedly in talks to take a stake in Roberto Cavalli, and the Gulf-based investment firm knows a thing or two about designer fashion

TM Lewin "turning Japanese"

UK retail brands continue to attract the attention of foreign buyers