At Monocle, Saturday nights have trumped Fridays for a good old-fashioned, informal knees-up at home with friends, good food, a great media line-up and enough grog to send your guests on their merry way.
The usability of workwear coupled with craft expertise from one of France’s oldest trunk makers was the inspiration for L/Uniform, a new luggage range start-up aiming to prove that practical can also be beautiful.
As president of Japanese company Fast Retailing, the parent company of Uniqlo, Tadashi Yanai is the richest man in Japan. After record sales in 2008, he is taking his low-cost chain to Paris and Singapore and hunting for…
In the wake of bank bail-outs and car industry rescue plans, retail giants could find themselves standing next in line with begging bowls in hand. But it’s a re-think that’s really needed to keep the high street healthy.