Fashion Sector


Isai leads Series A investment in Boticca.com

Isai has led a £1.5 million funding round in online fashion accessories retailer Boticca.com, marking the angel fund’s first investment outside France.


Beringea invests in Monica Vinader

Venture capital firm Beringea has invested in the fashion jewellery brand Monica Vinader.


Darwin invests in Fenn Wright Manson

Women's clothing brand Fenn Wright Manson has been acquired by Darwin Private Equity.


Advent invests $4.5 million in farfetch

Online fashion retailer farfetch.com has secured $4.5 million (£3 million) from Advent Venture Partners.


Turning a brand into a business empire

Ex-cavalry officer Tony Lutwyche reveals how he’s going to turn his “Made In England” brand of high-end suits into a business empire.


Paul Smith cricket ball

Normally getting a reaction from the ladies with a Paul Smith involves sporting one of his sharp suits, but with this little number you may succeed in bowling a maiden over of a different sort.


Key Capital Partners invests in Sabotage

Key Capital Partners (KCP) has backed the buy-in management buy-out of Worcester-based street fashion company Sabotage in a £3.6 million deal.


3i buys 49% of handbag business

Private equity group 3i has invested €118 million (£93 million) in the handbags and accessories division of Italian leather accessories group Antichi Pellettieri.


Lingerie e-tailer gets VC backing

BeCheeky.com, an online retailer of 'hard-to-find' women's underwear, has raised £630,000 from venture capitalists (VCs) and angel investors.