London (England)

November 27, 2017

Victoria Beckham Raises $40 Million in Private Equity Investment

Advertisement LONDON — Victoria Beckham (the luxury empire, not the woman) is about to get a whole lot bigger. After years of speculation that her fast-growing […]
November 23, 2017

A Modeling Rite of Passage, Unmasked

Advertisement LONDON — On a sidewalk slicked with rain, a young woman in an Audrey Hepburn T-shirt stands awkwardly beneath an umbrella. Against the same drab […]
November 2, 2017

Watch Brands Are Thinking Twice About Going to the Fair

LONDON — The luxury watch show Salon QP is returning to the Saatchi Gallery here this week for a ninth edition — during an increasingly challenging […]
October 23, 2017

On the Runway: In Britain, Few Surprises in 2017 Fashion Awards Nominations

Elizabeth Paton ON THE RUNWAY LONDON — On this wet and windy Monday, deep in the underbelly of Soho House, the British Fashion Council unveiled the […]
September 15, 2017

Alice Archer Is a Name to Know at London Fashion Week

LONDON — There are few emerging fashion designers who can say they have dressed both Sean Combs and Pippa Middleton. But Alice Archer’s intricate digital embroidery […]
September 12, 2017

Vivien Leigh’s Jewelry on Auction at Sotheby’s

LONDON — Rarely has a sale of a grandmother’s hand-me-down jewelry gotten such attention. But when that grandmother was the double-Oscar winner Vivien Leigh, the glare […]
May 25, 2017

Balenciaga, Fashion’s Original Provocateur

LONDON — The internet went into its now de rigueur frenzy recently after Balenciaga released a blue, roughly $2,000, trapezoidal tote, created by the artistic director […]
March 23, 2017

It’s Graff, but Not a Diamond in Sight

The new MasterGraff Structural Skeleton Automatic is unmistakably Graff, yet there isn’t a diamond in sight. The high jewelry house lays claim to some of the […]
September 14, 2016

Inside an Emerging British Designer’s Candy-Colored World

“Come take a look at this — this is a good color because it’s a bit gross,” says the 26-year old British designer Matty Bovan as […]
September 8, 2016

Clubbers Lament Demise of Fabric, a ‘Totem’ of London’s Dance Scene

LONDON — For fans of one of London’s most fabled nightclubs, the party is over. This week, the local authorities shut down Fabric, a nightclub that […]