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December disaster for UK retail as Omicron and inflation dent sales

December disaster for UK retail as Omicron and inflation dent sales

The UK's ONS has issued its official December retail sales figures and they're fairly bleak. Clothing stores and department stores reported falls of 8% and 6.3%, and were also below levels in February 2020.  
Fashion
Amiri continues U.S. store rollout with debut Miami store

Amiri continues U.S. store rollout with debut Miami store

Los Angeles-based luxury label Amiri continues its U.S. store expansion this month, opening its debut store in Miami, taking its domestic store count to four locations.
Luxury
Paris Menswear Day Three: Rains, Rick Owens and Uniforme

Paris Menswear Day Three: Rains, Rick Owens and Uniforme

Scandi fashion, which has been all the rage this past decade, finally made it onto a Paris runway Thursday lunchtime, doing so with a power puffer, super-hero show by Rains. Elsewhere, we review Rick Owens and Uniforme.
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Louis Vuitton is most popular luxury brand in UK - report

Louis Vuitton is most popular luxury brand in UK - report

​The prize for the most popular luxury brand in the UK goes to… Louis Vuitton. The LVMH-owned label came out top in a global study of online shopping habits by online savings solution specialist Raisin UK.
Luxury
Burberry boosts profit guidance as full-price sales take off

Burberry boosts profit guidance as full-price sales take off

​Burberry’s full-price sales continued to grow in double-digits compared with two years ago in the 13 weeks to December 25, underlining the ongoing recovery both at the company and in the luxury sector as a whole.
Luxury
LVMH Luxury Ventures invests in Aimé Leon Dore

LVMH Luxury Ventures invests in Aimé Leon Dore

LVMH investment arm Luxury Ventures has taken a minority stake in Aimé Leon Dore, the American streetwear brand founded by New York designer, Teddy Santis.
Luxury
Paris menswear opens with Lukhanyo Mdingi, Bluemarble and Egonlab

Paris menswear opens with Lukhanyo Mdingi, Bluemarble and Egonlab

Paris menswear season – showing clothes for winter 2022 - opened Tuesday with an impressive trio of collections from three very disparate young designers, underlining the city's ability to attract dynamic, new talent.
Fashion
Gen Z-focused Heat mystery fashion box platform gets funding from LVMH, Antler

Gen Z-focused Heat mystery fashion box platform gets funding from LVMH, Antler

​High-end streetwear mystery box specialist Heat has received a $5m seed funding investment from a group led by LVMH Luxury Ventures and venture capital firm Antler as it seeks to expand.
Luxury
Prada Group's commercial director Manzatto is new Church & Co CEO

Prada Group's commercial director Manzatto is new Church & Co CEO

​Prada Group’s luxury UK footwear operation, Church & Co, has a new boss. The company has announced the appointment of Denni Manzatto as the firm’s CEO. 
Luxury
Bally names new Creative Director, Rhude's Rhuigi Villaseñor takes the helm

Bally names new Creative Director, Rhude's Rhuigi Villaseñor takes the helm

​Bally has named Rhuigi Villaseñor its new Creative Director, with his first collection for the label set to debut for the SS23 season. He’ll be based between LA and Switzerland.
Luxury
Christophe Cuvillier is named SMCP chairman

Christophe Cuvillier is named SMCP chairman

​SMCP has named Christophe Cuvillier as Chairman of its board of directors following the change in the composition of that board decided at a meeting late last week.
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Pierre Cardin plans Paris comeback after founder's death

Pierre Cardin plans Paris comeback after founder's death

Luxury label Pierre Cardin is set to return to Paris Fashion Week in a bid to breathe new life into the brand, its new boss told AFP, just over a year after the death of its legendary founder.
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Fortnum & Mason has strong Christmas, despite making full-year loss

Fortnum & Mason has strong Christmas, despite making full-year loss

​Fortnum & Mason had a strong Christmas period, but its latest accounts for the year to last July also showed it swinging to a pre-tax loss for the first time since 2009.
Luxury
New £300m loan puts green goals at heart of Burberry finances

New £300m loan puts green goals at heart of Burberry finances

​Burberry is the latest big name in fashion to link its finances to its drive to operate a greener and more ethical business. It has refinanced its revolving credit facility to a £300m sustainability-linked loan.
Luxury
Prada: Stasi chic on Hollywood hipsters

Prada: Stasi chic on Hollywood hipsters

A welcome return to ruddy health at Prada, where Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons unveiled their best menswear collection to date, worn by the city’s best cast, on a sunny Sunday in Milan.
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Etro: The apparel and the ecstasy

Etro: The apparel and the ecstasy

Nothing like a new management to liberate a venerable brand and unleash the potential of a talented designer. Which was very much the case on Sunday, when Kean Etro staged one of his snappiest collections for the house.
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