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Calvin Klein signs permanently at London Designer Outlet

Calvin Klein signs permanently at London Designer Outlet

​London Designer Outlet (LDO) is firing on all cylinders. The north London shopping centre has been given another major boost with news Calvin Klein is set to open a permanent store following the success of its pop-up. 
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Miss Dior exhibition opens in Monsieur’s Provençal chateau

Miss Dior exhibition opens in Monsieur’s Provençal chateau

Parfums Christian Dior has opened the Miss Dior Exhibition 12 Women Artists featuring interpretations of the fragrance in Monsieur Dior’s Chateau de la Colle Noire, opening it for the first time to the general public.
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The big office comeback sees beige, oversized blazers, chunky loafers as key

The big office comeback sees beige, oversized blazers, chunky loafers as key

​There's been a debate around whether consumers will return to traditional office clothing after having worked from home in comfy loungewear, and current shop and search behaviour is giving us plenty of clues. 
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Moncler celebrates winter and human connections in AW21 campaign

Moncler celebrates winter and human connections in AW21 campaign

​Moncler is on a roll at the moment and with winter approaching and the world opening up for travel again, it has launched a campaign to capitalise on pent-up demand for its upscale outdoor clothing.
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Loro Piana drops first-ever collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara

Loro Piana drops first-ever collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara

Loro Piana has unveiled its very first collaboration. The Italian label has chosen to work with Japanese artist Hiroshi Fujiwara, who has incorporated the label’s design codes into a unisex streetwear capsule collection.
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Hugo Boss raises 2021 outlook after strong third quarter

Hugo Boss raises 2021 outlook after strong third quarter

German fashion retailer Hugo Boss on Thursday raised its outlook for the current year after third-quarter earnings rebounded above pre-pandemic levels on the back of strong demand in Europe and the Americas.
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In Kyoto, a fashion brand is turning kimonos into couture dresses

In Kyoto, a fashion brand is turning kimonos into couture dresses

In a bid to tackle overproduction and waste, Japanese company Kien has turned to upcycling, transforming kimonos once left in the closet into couture dresses.
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Fast Retailing bounces back as Uniqlo and Theory improve

Fast Retailing bounces back as Uniqlo and Theory improve

Japanese giant Fast Retailing has reported operating profit above analysts’ expectations and expects the figure to climb further in the year ahead.
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Brioni opens shop on Rodeo Drive

Brioni opens shop on Rodeo Drive

The new boutique replaces its Beverly Hills store and houses the ready-to-wear and accessories collections, as well as its exclusive bespoke service with a Brioni master tailor. 
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Canada Goose brings nature indoors with Manchester pop-up installation

Canada Goose brings nature indoors with Manchester pop-up installation

It’s a European first and it’s landed in Manchester. Canada Goose has taken the pop-up store route to launch a “unique outdoor experience” with an installation taking temporary space in the city’s New Cathedral Street.
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Flannels set to open in Romford - report

Flannels set to open in Romford - report

​Flannels is continuing to grow its store portfolio. The Frasers Group-owned high-end fashion brand has signed a 15-year lease to open a flagship store at the Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford, Essex.
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ALB buys Nottingham properties, aims for Carnaby Street-style development

ALB buys Nottingham properties, aims for Carnaby Street-style development

​A property firm is aiming to create “the Carnaby Street of Nottingham” after buying empty retail units in what was once a thriving part of the city centre.
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Youtube offers fashion brands the chance to create long-lasting content

Youtube offers fashion brands the chance to create long-lasting content

In a landscape dominated by video, Youtube can help guarantee the longevity of content published by fashion brands. Launchmetrics and Youtube's own Derek Blasberg reflect on strategies for success.
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Salvatore Ferragamo announces leadership changes in North America and Europe

Salvatore Ferragamo announces leadership changes in North America and Europe

The Italian label has confided the North American market to luxury industry veteran Daniella Vitale and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) to Vincenzo Equestre, who joins the brand from Chaumet. 
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Luxury giant LVMH says third quarter sales grew by 20%

Luxury giant LVMH says third quarter sales grew by 20%

Sales at French luxury group LVMH's fashion and leather goods division rose strongly in the third quarter even though overall revenue growth in Asia and the United States eased from their stellar first-half performance.
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Alexander McQueen: Storm chasers in a giant dome

Alexander McQueen: Storm chasers in a giant dome

Alexander McQueen and Sarah Burton returned to London with a rooftop runway show at lunchtime on Tuesday, a visual fashion storm after the eerie calm of the lockdown.
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