Emma Watson as Editor & Grim Realities at Mulberry
Emma Watson's New Role
British actress and fashion muse Emma Watson, most famous for her role in the Harry Potter franchise, has made her journalistic debut, acting as guest editor for the forthcoming issue of British popular culture and fashion magazine Wonderland. In addition to her role as editor, the issue features her as the cover model.
Mulberry's Glum Forecast
British luxury brand Mulberry has issued its second profit alert for the year, warning that its total profits from the year to the 31st of March would be about £14m, well below projected estimates of £19m. The brand is still searching for a new chief executive following the departure of former chief Bruno Guillon. Interim executive chairman Godfrey Davis has signaled that with the changes in management, Mulberry would look to introduce new ‘more affordable’ products to expand its profit base.
Paul Smith Show Continues
"Hello, My Name is Paul Smith", the exhibition at the London Design Museum that celebrates the famed British designers creative trajectory and inspirations, is to be given an extended run. The museum said that due to ‘significant public demand' the show would be given a three month extension to June 22. A testament to the popularity of the designer, the museum said the show had produced record sales of exhibition merchandise. In addition to his retrospective, Paul Smith will be giving a talk as part of the DM25 program, which marks 25 years of the Design Museum, alongside other creative luminaries Jonathan Ive (Apple) and architects Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid.