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The British Fashion Awards go international for 2016

The British Fashion Awards, which take place in December, will include several new categories this year. To increase the international focus, 11 out of 16 awards will now be open to global talent. New awards introduced for 2016 include urban luxury, which focuses on streetwear designers, and creative influencer, for a behind-the-scenes talent such as a stylist or set designer. There is also the Swarovski …

Rising costs pile on the agony for Britain’s fashion retailers

From culottes to “cold shoulder” tops and woven loafers last seen in Miami Vice, many Britons have struggled with this summer’s fashions, but now there is an even more unpalatable trend on the horizon – in the shape of higher prices. The devaluation of sterling following the June Brexit vote has had major ramifications for store chiefs who pay in dollars for large quantities of …