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Dior reveals Travis Scott collection drop date

Dior reveals Travis Scott collection drop date

Dior revealed this week it will drop this month the Travis Scott collaborative collection for men announced late last year, after it was put on hold following the Astroworld festival tragedy in January.  
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Korean artist Dahye Jeong wins the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2022

Korean artist Dahye Jeong wins the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2022

"A Time of Sincerity", a basket made of horsehair that revives a craft technique that dates back five centuries, was the work chosen this year from among the thirty finalists.
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Carlo Capasa re-elected chairman of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Carlo Capasa re-elected chairman of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Carlo Capasa has been confirmed for the fifth consecutive time as head of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (CNMI). He has been re-elected after two particularly challenging years marked by the pandemic. 
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Richemont announces death of former vice-president Jean-Paul Aeschimann

Richemont announces death of former vice-president Jean-Paul Aeschimann

Richemont Group has announced that its former vice-president Jean-Paul Aeschimann passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. 
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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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New Valentino eyewear under Akoni deal to launch in July

New Valentino eyewear under Akoni deal to launch in July

​Valentino is entering what it says is “a new chapter” for its eyewear offer with the July launch of its first products under the exclusive deal it signed with Switzerland-based Akoni Group late last year.
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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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Chanel-backed 'activated silk' firm adds new investors

Chanel-backed 'activated silk' firm adds new investors

Evolved By Nature, a biotech firm backed by French fashion company Chanel, said on Thursday it has raised $120 million in a financing round, adding new investors including one of Canada's biggest pension funds.
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Mulberry strong despite global volatility, says it wants to reopen in Paris

Mulberry strong despite global volatility, says it wants to reopen in Paris

Mulberry was upbeat Wednesday as its reported annual results, with a slew of strong figures and a determination to eventually reopen in Paris. But it has predicted slower growth ahead due to the volatile global backdrop.
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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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Graduate Fashion Foundation winners named after GFW22

Graduate Fashion Foundation winners named after GFW22

​Graduate Fashion Week has named the winners of the Graduate Fashion Foundation’s 20 portfolio awards that were judged at the recent GFW event in London.
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Armani Exchange is latest signing on Regent Street, Marc Jacobs also joins line-up

Armani Exchange is latest signing on Regent Street, Marc Jacobs also joins line-up

​London’s Regent Street has received another vote of confidence with Armani Exchange set to open there. The brand is taking over the space left vacant by Zara Home.
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Senior UK economist warns inflation will persist

Senior UK economist warns inflation will persist

The British economy could be in line for a “painful inflation spiral”, the Bank of England’s chief economist Huw Pill has warned. He points to a shortage of workers and businesses’ willingness to pass on higher costs.
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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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