On January 23rd, FashHack and Farfetch Dream Assembly had the pleasure to collaborate with London & Partners to host a panel discussion and Q&A with an amazing host of panellists.
Marina, who jetted off to Lisbon to help run FarFetch’s tech startup accelerator, Dream Assembly, shortly after the show, was running her sixth Fashhack event of the year.
Some say that a change is as good as feast, but London start-ups could be forgiven for wishing time had stood still from around the time of last year’s Autumn statement. George Osborne may have been austere, but he cannot have imagined a situation as bleak as this.
The Chinese luxury consumer market is growing at a rapid pace, and it’s only getting started. The speed of acceleration and influence is unprecedented: consulting firm McKinsey predicts that Chinese luxury buyers are expected to spend $150 billion on luxury items by 2025, amounting to almost 40% of the global luxury market.
Do Sustainability in Fashion Directives Come Straight From The Top? FarFetch Lays It Bare On Behalf Of Luxe
The platform that sells you your favourite Luxury brands wants to make them last, too. For reasons of sustainability… Who buys Luxury? The Rich? Naturally. The Aspirational? Certainly. The foolish? Quite often. The rest of us? In global-environmental-damage-inflicting amounts, it turns out.
Farfetch & Fashhack: Innovation In Luxury Fashion; A Night For The Ages In A High-End, Hipster Paradise
You might imagine that the world of high-end fashion; from the Beckhams to the Burberry’s, Mulberry’s to Manolo Blahnik; is a little geek-phobic…could there really be a place for unruly, disruptive, technology in such refined company? Indeed there could, and its hipster home is in the heart of Old Street, London.