Industry Highlights – Jack Wills to Axe Aubin and Wills, Singer Returns to Vogue, Anya Hindmarch on Luxury, Asos Eyes China, Marios Schwab Unveils Debenhams Collection

Posted on October 22, 2012

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“Our competition has become sharper than ever and our customers have become more demanding than ever. Aubin & Wills is a brand that has captured us all in different ways and it feels so tantalisingly close to us having the brand right. At its core, however, it just does not have the fundamental business model advantages that Jack Wills has.” (Fashion United)

Sally Singer Returns to Vogue

“Those wondering when and where Sally Singer would resurface got the answer Thursday, and it’s a place she knows well — Vogue. Editor in chief Anna Wintour is welcoming Singer back into the Vogue family as creative director, digital. She starts in the newly created position on Oct. 29, and will again report to Wintour.” (WWD)

Anya Hindmarch: ‘Luxury is more about a good story than a label’

“Luxury has become a rather over-used word. But what, really, does it mean? It’s a question I’ve long pondered and one I think has more than one answer…” (Telegraph)

Asos eyes China

“Affordable online fashion retailer asos.com will this week unveil a surge in profits amid speculation that it is poised to reveal plans for growth in the Far East.” (Fashion United)

Marios Schwab Unveils Debenhams Collection

“Known for his on-going celebration of the female form, the London-based designer has created a collection of eight dresses to be worn both day and night.” (Vogue UK)

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