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Heather Kaminetsky joins Mytheresa as president for North America

Heather Kaminetsky joins Mytheresa as president for North America

The German luxury e-tailer announced on Wednesday that, as part of its aggressive expansion strategy in the U.S. and Canada, Heather Kaminetsky will be joining the company as president for North America on June 1, 2021.
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Fourth edition of Loewe Foundation’s Craft Prize will be 100% digital, opening on May 25

Fourth edition of Loewe Foundation’s Craft Prize will be 100% digital, opening on May 25

The showcase features 30 finalists whose works are made out of materials as diverse as textiles, ceramics, wood, copper and resin, among others, and will use 3D technology and augmented reality.
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Burberry Autumn/Winter 2021: Warrior-woman feminism with flags

Burberry Autumn/Winter 2021: Warrior-woman feminism with flags

Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated his latest collection to warrior women like his mother; a homage to feminine power featuring all manner of flags, unveiled online on Wednsday.
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Simone Rocha adds webstore, offers collection edit

Simone Rocha adds webstore, offers collection edit

​Simone Rocha has added e-commerce to its website with consumers now able to shop an edit of its collection online.
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Kering's shares climb after luxury goods group posts higher Q1 sales

Kering's shares climb after luxury goods group posts higher Q1 sales

Shares in French luxury goods group Kering, whose brands include Gucci, rose on Wednesday after Gucci's revenues rebounded strongly in the first quarter.
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Tiffany unveils Blackpink singer Rosé as new brand ambassador

Tiffany unveils Blackpink singer Rosé as new brand ambassador

Tiffany has unveiled Blackpink’s singer Rosé as its new brand ambassador, in the first bold move in image under the house’s new LVMH management team.
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Seven Dials aims to attract more visitors with live music

Seven Dials aims to attract more visitors with live music

​As retailers and their landlords pull out all the stops in order to attract as many shoppers as possible back into their stores, landlord Shaftesbury has relaunched an initiative in the Seven Dials area.
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Renovation work starts on John Lewis's Peter Jones store

Renovation work starts on John Lewis's Peter Jones store

​John Lewis Partnership may be closing some of its department stores, but it's also investing in its flagship properties and it's about to start renovating the facade of its Peter Jones store in London’s Chelsea.
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Zalando enjoys better-than-expected Q1 as e-tail strength continues

Zalando enjoys better-than-expected Q1 as e-tail strength continues

Fashion e-tail giant Zalando is expecting its Q1 results to beat what the market has been predicting due to the SS21 season starting more strongly than it had expected and returns continuing to stay low.
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Robert Buchbauer announces new sustainability goals for Swarovski

Robert Buchbauer announces new sustainability goals for Swarovski

Just short of a year after his appointment as the crystal maker’s CEO, Robert Buchbauer has reaffirmed the 126-year old company’s dedication to sustainability with the announcement of six new key commitments.
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Kris Van Assche leaves Berluti, as brand plots new direction

Kris Van Assche leaves Berluti, as brand plots new direction

Kris Van Assche has quit as creative director of Berluti, as the tony, LVMH-owned Paris men’s couture brand plots a new strategy for the future, it was announced Tuesday.
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Lutz Huelle and Delpozo end creative partnership

Lutz Huelle and Delpozo end creative partnership

The association between the Madrid fashion label and the German designer, named creative director to replace Josep Font in 2018, has come to an end, without Huelle’s first collection seeing the light of day.
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Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Sales at Kering rose by 26% in the first quarter of 2021, led by a strong rebound for its star label Gucci, with growth in Asia and the United States more than offsetting new coronavirus lockdowns in much of Europe.
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LVMH, Prada and Cartier join forces on blockchain

LVMH, Prada and Cartier join forces on blockchain

Luxury groups LVMH and Prada along with Richemont-owned Cartier announced Tuesday they are joining forces on a blockchain that will allow consumers to authenticate their goods.
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Michael Kors fetes 40th anniversary with homage to Broadway

Michael Kors fetes 40th anniversary with homage to Broadway

Michael Kors feted his 40th anniversary with a performance by Rufus Wainwright; a video show shot outside and inside the Shubert Theatre; a vintage-with-a-twist collection and guest appearances by Broadway show legends.
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Thierry Andretta on Mulberry’s new Made to Last Manifesto

Thierry Andretta on Mulberry’s new Made to Last Manifesto

Can a bag save the world? Possibly not, but it can at least prevent it from becoming more polluted. At Mulberry the new goal is a farm-to-finished product supply chain. The house’s CEO Thierry Andretta explains how.  
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