Nigel Taylor

16 posts  |  Last entry Mar 13, 2019


Barneys to open at American Dream mall, billed ‘the future of retail’

American Dream opens this year, and the 3 million sq-ft New Jersey  super mall is set to embody the future of retail and entertainment. And Barneys New York, the luxury speciality retailer, is convinced enough to open there.

Lyst launches Specialist Intelligence Unit to keep trainer lovers ahead of the pack

With sneaker power still in full sprint mode, news that Lyst’s latest project is called Sneaker Intelligence Unit comes as no surprise. WGSN reports

The year that fashion went viral: Lyst’s 2018 Year in Fashion Report

Lyst's Year in Fashion report is live. From the virality of Instagram, to this year's fashion influencers - it's a deep dive into the sartorial state of 2018. Here are the key takeaways.

Singles’ Day: A record take, but growth rate slows for Alibaba

While Singles' Day – the world’s biggest online sales event – is still recording double-digit gains for Alibaba, this year’s annual growth rate actually dropped to its slowest-ever. WGSN reports.

Busy Burberry prepares for monthly ‘B Series’ product drop

Burberry has announced it would start releasing limited edition clothes and products each and every month, joining a growing number of rivals in the luxury sector to do so. WGSN reports.


M&S to shut 100 stores by 2022, radical plan for “fewer, better” fashion doors

Marks & Spencer has announced it will close 100 stores over the next four years. That ends widespread speculation ahead of its much-anticipated 12-month trading statement tomorrow that is expected to reveal further declines in its Clothing & Home division.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton: Tommy Hilfiger’s latest ambassador

Tommy Hilfiger has named Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton as its global brand ambassador for menswear, confirming rumours that have been swirling around Hamilton and the brand for some months.

Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols and Farfetch: A strategic partnership

 Farfetch flexed its online power Monday with news its has signed up Harvey Nichols to sell the UK high-end department store’s fashion and accessories. …

Riccardo Tisci

Riccardo Tisci replaces Christopher Bailey as Burberry’s Creative Chief

Burberry’s new chief creative officer will be Riccardo Tisci, replacing Christopher Bailey on March 12.


Hilfiger evolution races ahead as motorsport hits the Milan runway

Tommy Hilfiger drew a line under one major collaboration on Sunday in Milan and signalled the future of another as his final Tommy x Gigi collection was unveiled with a motor racing theme.

The Queen and The Quinn: a historic front row LFW endorsement

Emerging designer Richard Quinn delivered perhaps the biggest headline of London Fashion Week as Her Majesty, The Queen was sat in his front row.

China: Take a look at the world’s most connected consumer

China’s consumers are among the world’s most connected and their browsing device of choice is the smartphone. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports.