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Online clothing retailer my-wardrobe.com has received a $9m (£5.9m) boost from Balderton Capital. The business was founded just four years ago by Sarah Curran, who will remain the majority shareholder. The funding will be used to invest in more stock and to expand the current product ranges. My-wardrobe.com specialises in discounted designer goods from the [...]
COMPUTER games and consoles firm Game Group will update the market today and investors will be looking for news on a successor to Lisa Morgan, who left her position as chief executive in April. The firm’s share price has suffered since December following repeated profit warnings. Today’s statement could mark an end to the poor [...]
1. Townhouse Buckley trunk with wheels by Tumi, £2,895, www.tumi.com 2. Hovercraft garment bag by Eagle Creek, £215, www.eaglecreekluggage.co.uk 3. Quadrant suitcases by Antler, from £159, www.houseoffraser.co.uk 4. Red Termo suitcases by Samsonite, from £139, www.houseoffraser.co.uk 5. Pininfarina wheeled trolley by Bric’s, £295, www.harrods.com 6. Aston Martin racing trolley bag by Hackett, www.hackett.com 7. Medium [...]
YOU’VE just given birth and one of the first things your husband asks you to do is to sign a cheque for your new boutique (Powder, based in Crouch End. ) That was Sarah Curran’s experience of the first hours of motherhood to son Jake, now seven-years old. It is no surprise that Curran says [...]
1 Explorer satchel by Dunhill, £695, www.dunhill.com 2 Cavalry satchel by Aspinal of London, £395, www.aspinaloflondon.com 3 Jour Apres Jour shoulder bag by Berluti, £1,600 www.berluti.com 4 Men’s leather satchel by Austin Reed, £150, www.austinreed.co.uk 5 Travel computer case by Carolina Herrera, £780, www.carolinaherrera.com 6 Barnaby shoulder bag by Mulberry, £450, www.mulberry.com 7 Messenger bag [...]
1 Ostrich leather duffel bag, William &?Son, £2650, www.williamandson.com 2 Daria drawstring tote, Mulberry, £795, www.mulberry.com 3 Fabien bag, Jimmy Choo, £925, www.jimmychoo.com 4 Tate paisley-print tote, Marc by Marc Jacobs, £175, www.netaporter.com 5 Large patent Ebury leather bag, Vivienne Westwood, £679 www.harrods.com 6 Miami soft tote, Aspinal, £395, www.aspinaloflondon.com 7 Bretany snake effect tote [...]
SPORTING blazingly obvious brand logos is outlawed in the discerning fashionista’s rulebook. And yet the power of the iconic LV monogram has always managed to prove an exception to this rule, and today reaches it a crescendo as the flagship Louis Vuitton “maison” opens on New Bond Street, following a week of glorious publicity and [...]
CHAPTER ONE, BROMLEY, KENT It may be in Bromley, but with a Michelin star and four AA rosettes, Chapter One is on the same plane as London’s Pied a Terre and Cambridge’s magnificent Midsummer House. It’s very nicely done French food with creative ingredients – if you live near Bromley, lucky you. Farnborough Common, Locksbottom, [...]
THE turkey’s long been eaten, the tree taken down and the tinsel packed away for next year, but it isn’t stopping many a City firm from continuing to plan their Christmas parties well into the new year. That’s right: hot on the heels of last week’s story about broker Cenkos getting ready for some frivolous [...]
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