Carlene Thomas Bailey

283 posts  |  Last entry Oct 26, 2017

Goodhood Shoreditch inside the store

Goodhood, Shoreditch: 10 years of winning retail and staying true to themselves

Goodhood Shoreditch celebrates 10 years as the ultimate neighbourhood lifestyle store. WGSN meets the founders and finds out the secret to their success.

Yves Saint Laurent Museum

The Curated Cool: Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech is now open and it offers a unique look into the life of one of the most celebrated designers.

3 new fashion books to add to your reading list this autumn

Clear your book shelf. A whole host of new fashion books are coming this autumn that explore the design process and the consumer love of special garments.

Marni's luxury accessories and new stores

Is luxury winning the accessories consumer with stand-alone stores?

Luxury accessories are benefiting from a renewed focus thanks to brands launching a whole host of stand alone stores targeted at the accessories consumer.

Paper Mache Tiger- fashion showroom in Angel

An unexpected retail model: Fashion showrooms evolving into stores

The idea of the traditional fashion showroom is changing. Moving beyond an industry-only space, showrooms are opening up as retail stores for consumers.

Thursday night in London: Blogging, Instagram and home offices

It was a busy week in London with new retail store openings and retail talks about the future of work, from home offices to working remotely on your phone.

Beyond beauty: The rise of new hybrid spa and health centres

Not your average beauty treatment. Consumers demand more transparency from beauty treatments, as they become more concerned with their overall wellbeing.

The 2017 Kering Talk: Gucci goes fur-free, shaping a sustainable future

Last night both Kering and the London College of Fashion came together to announce how they plan to design a more conscious future for fashion.

Supreme hype clothing

Where are the women’s brands coming for Supreme’s hype crown?

Retail 'drop' culture has a consumer gender divide, with more men in line outside skate/street hype stores than women. Why is that?

How Alexandre de Betak brought storytelling to life via his outstanding catwalk sets

New book, Betak: Fashion Show Revolution reveals how design & production agency Bureau Betak has spent the last 25 years creating the coolest catwalk sets

Sheer Chemistry- new nude tights company

Sheer Chemistry’s founder on why her tights are an empowerment tool

Nude tights are changing, with new brands committed to offering options for women of all skin tones, especially those who have traditionally been ignored.

Alexander McQueen Paris S/S18

11 of the most romantic rock looks from Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen Paris: The latest fashion week collection for S/S18 was a mix of a rocker sensibility and the beauty of an English garden.