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Frasers Group buys major MySale stake to help with clearance activities

Frasers Group buys major MySale stake to help with clearance activities

​Frasers Group has acquired a big stake in Australian fashion marketplace, MySale. It sees it as "an opportunity for a strategic partnership" to sell end-of-line group products via an established clearance channel.
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Luxury shoppers increasingly focus on sustainability, the metaverse - report

Luxury shoppers increasingly focus on sustainability, the metaverse - report

A new BCG and Comité Colbert study shows that 65% of consumers “take into account companies' commitment to sustainable development when deciding on their purchases” and that luxury still needs to do more to excel online.
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Crocs teams up with MCM on limited-edition release

Crocs teams up with MCM on limited-edition release

Crocs debuted on Tuesday its latest collaboration with German luxury fashion house MCM introducing a reimagined version of the Classic Clog in two distinct styles. 
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Emporio Armani opens first Canadian store in Toronto

Emporio Armani opens first Canadian store in Toronto

The Armani Group opened on Wednesday its first Emporio Armani store in Canada, in Toronto, Ontario, at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. 
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Georges Hobeika confirms son Jad as joint creative director

Georges Hobeika confirms son Jad as joint creative director

The Lebanese fashion designer, who will be showing at the opening of Paris Haute Couture Week on July 4, has officially named his son Jad Hobeika as his label's joint creative director.
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Off-White taps Church's again for 'Meteor' footwear capsule

Off-White taps Church's again for 'Meteor' footwear capsule

Off-White has once again partnered with British formal shoe maker Church's, as the U.S. streetwear brand continues to take its iconic 'Meteor' motif into design collaborations with other brands and companies this season.
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Loewe sales jump 38% in 2021 to €456 million

Loewe sales jump 38% in 2021 to €456 million

The LVMH-owned luxury brand increased its revenue by 32% compared to 2019. It also increased its net profit eightfold to €68 million.
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Max Mara cruise: Erotic feminism in Lisbon

Max Mara cruise: Erotic feminism in Lisbon

All about the power of inspiration at Max Mara cruise, in a collection motivated by a Natália Correia, the Portuguese free-thinker, arty grand dame and café society star, presented with flourish in Lisbon on Tuesday. 
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P448 debuts second Paris location at Le Bon Marché with exclusive lionfish sustainable collection

P448 debuts second Paris location at Le Bon Marché with exclusive lionfish sustainable collection

The buzzy fashion sneaker brand opens its next Paris location with LVMH-owned Le Bon Marché, featuring exclusive sustainable styles and an interactive experience.
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Bruno Frisoni, back in person and with collection

Bruno Frisoni, back in person and with collection

One of the world’s great shoe designers, Bruno Frisoni, made a welcome return with a new start-up, signature collection and look this past weekend in Paris.
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Paul Smith and Officine Générale bring tailoring back

Paul Smith and Officine Générale bring tailoring back

Paris Fashion Week presented the collections of two lovers of precise and relaxed tailoring: Sir Paul Smith and his '80's-inspired pieces and a French chic lineup by Pierre Mahéo.  
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Kenzo goes back to high school, Gunther gets a taste of the country club

Kenzo goes back to high school, Gunther gets a taste of the country club

Nigo’s second fashion show for Kenzo saw a preppy return to the classroom and references to the brand's archives. Gunther, on the other hand, revisited femininity with an effortlessly chic collection. 
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Prosus to trim Tencent stake as core headline earnings slump

Prosus to trim Tencent stake as core headline earnings slump

Prosus will gradually sell down its massive 28.9% stake in Chinese software giant Tencent, owner of WeChat, as the group announced a major share repurchasing programme.
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Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear witnessed two contrasting visions on Sunday: Thom Browne posh demi-cross dressing in wool bouclé, and Hedi Slimane’s retro rocker statement amid thousands of millennial teeny boppers.
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Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Menswear’s two most defiantly artistic designers – Craig Green and Jonathan Anderson – began Saturday with two strikingly unique visions in Paris, before Hermès presented a salutary lesson in nonchalant chic.
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Paris Fashion Week opens with Egonlab, Taakk, Etudes

Paris Fashion Week opens with Egonlab, Taakk, Etudes

Paris Fashion Week Men's opened on Tuesday with interesting collections by Egonlab, Taakk and Etudes, giving a foretaste of what looks like an extremely promising programme.
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