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Cavalli to open $545 million luxury skyscraper in Dubai with Damac

Cavalli to open $545 million luxury skyscraper in Dubai with Damac

Italian fashion house Cavalli said on Monday it would open a $545 million ultra-luxurious skyscraper in Dubai in collaboration with real estate developer Damac Properties, aimed at reviving the luxury brand.
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​Fix UK’s ‘broken’ business rates system or many more stores will shut - BRC

​Fix UK’s ‘broken’ business rates system or many more stores will shut - BRC

Britain’s “broken” business rates system needs urgent reform otherwise over 80% of bricks-and-mortar retailers could permanently close stores, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) warns.
Fashion
Saint Laurent Rive Droite drops magazine dedicated to emerging artists

Saint Laurent Rive Droite drops magazine dedicated to emerging artists

The Parisian concept store opened in 2019 by Anthony Vaccarello and dedicated to art and design has launched FANZINE, a magazine showcasing emerging artists.
Luxury
Icon Outlet enjoys record August sales, beats pre-Covid period

Icon Outlet enjoys record August sales, beats pre-Covid period

South London outlet mall Icon Outlet at The O2 said sales during August reached record levels compared to the pre-pandemic period in 2019. Sales rose by 24%, average transaction value grew 11%, and footfall rose 10%.
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Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet

Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet

Television's A-list returned to the red carpet in high style for the Emmys on Sunday -- a more traditional display of sartorial savoir faire after the pajamas and hoodies seen at last year's mostly virtual event.
Luxury
Mulberry unveils Richard Malone collab

Mulberry unveils Richard Malone collab

Mulberry is continuing its series of high-profile collaborations to mark its 50th anniversary, the latest under the Mulberry Editions title being with Richard Malone.
Luxury
Lil Nas X helps catapult Versace to top of Met Gala media impact charts

Lil Nas X helps catapult Versace to top of Met Gala media impact charts

According to a report from Launchmetrics, the “Montero” singer’s three-in-one Versace look helped the Italian brand make a big impression at this year’s Met Gala, dedicated to American fashion.
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London Fashion Week day two: Labrum London, Molly Goddard, KNWLS and Edeline Lee

London Fashion Week day two: Labrum London, Molly Goddard, KNWLS and Edeline Lee

Not that many shows, but plenty of ideas this weekend at London Fashion Week, with the highlight on Saturday an explosive show by Labrum London, staged before live band Balimaya Project.
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OTB entrusts North American operations to Laura Dubin-Wander

OTB entrusts North American operations to Laura Dubin-Wander

The veteran of Dior and Givenchy was previously responsible for Coach's activities in the North American market, a role that she will now take on at the Italian group owned by Renzo Rosso.
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Diesel releases "Avant-Première" of six Glenn Martens looks

Diesel releases "Avant-Première" of six Glenn Martens looks

The Italian denim brand is giving a foretaste of the first designs from its new creative director, pre-emptively making six silhouettes available for purchase at a small selection of stores. 
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London Fashion Week opens with Edward Crutchley, David Koma and Nensi Dojaka

London Fashion Week opens with Edward Crutchley, David Koma and Nensi Dojaka

There might not be that many shows in London Fashion Week this season, or that many guests, nonetheless the season opened with a bang on Friday with three diverse and memorable statements.
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'Tale of two Christmases' as consumer incomes boom or bust says eBay

'Tale of two Christmases' as consumer incomes boom or bust says eBay

​UK retailers can expect a “tale of two Christmases” this year. According to eBay UK, personal finances will play a major part in consumer choices as the lasting effects of the pandemic will divide spending patterns.
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À Couvert is new luxury men's outerwear brand from James Small

À Couvert is new luxury men's outerwear brand from James Small

A new high-end men’s outwear brand is launching next month with luxury British label À Couvert making its debut via an exclusive at Frasers Group’s Flannels chain.
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Balenciaga was the big winner at the MET Gala, says Lyst

Balenciaga was the big winner at the MET Gala, says Lyst

French fashion house Balenciaga scored the biggest at the recent MET Gala, held on September 13, thanks to the influence of Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, whose outfits attracted significant attention and commentary.
Luxury
Celebrities still driving demand for key pieces and looks say StockX and Boohoo

Celebrities still driving demand for key pieces and looks say StockX and Boohoo

Celebrity endorsement is continuing to drive demand for both individual items and overall looks with several reports this week about just how important the celebrity effect is.
Fashion
Prada to stage simultaneous twin shows in Milan, Shanghai

Prada to stage simultaneous twin shows in Milan, Shanghai

The Italian luxury label has announced it will stage two simultaneous shows in Milan and Shanghai on September 25, to unveil its womenswear collection for the Spring/Summer 2022.
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