Aquascutum + Jaeger?

Aquascutum, the 158-year-old luxury clothing brand, has new British and Hong Kong Chinese owners after being sold by Renown, the Japanese clothes maker. Renown on Tuesday announced the sale for an undisclosed sum to a company controlled by Harold Tillman, the entrepreneur who owns Jaeger, the British clothing chain. As part of the transaction, however, […]

Aquascutum For Sale?

Aquascutum’s owner is believed to be in talks to sell the brand to YGM Trading. It emerged on Friday that Kim Winser, the CEO of Aquascutum, has quit after failing in a rival bid that she had spent 12 months trying to negotiate. According to sources at Daiwa Securities, the bank that is handling the […]

Aquascutum A/W 2009 – Understated British Elegance

For Autumn/Winter 2009, the Aquascutum London collection references the brand’s heritage for creating elegantly-tailored, modern city pieces. The iconic 1960s film ‘The Collector’ was taken as the primary reference, with the style of Terence Stamp informing the look. Under the design direction of Graeme Fidler, Head of Menswear Design, the collection continues to develop whilst […]