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Paris Menswear Day Four: Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica

Paris Menswear Day Four: Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica

Friday in Paris Menswear was a tour of the city from an evangelical cathedral, cut-stone mansion, Marais showroom and Place des Victoires townhouse. We caught up with Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica.
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Real lawsuit over virtual Hermes Birkin bags

Real lawsuit over virtual Hermes Birkin bags

French luxury group Hermes has started legal proceedings against a US artist over virtual versions inspired by its iconic Birkin bags.
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Paris haute couture starts Monday, with over a dozen live shows, pandemic or not

Paris haute couture starts Monday, with over a dozen live shows, pandemic or not

Paris haute couture, the pinnacle of fashion, begins its next four-day runway season on Monday morning, and despite the pandemic, there will be no shortage of live shows.
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Dior Men: Couture-gardener cool for 75th anniversary year

Dior Men: Couture-gardener cool for 75th anniversary year

Kim Jones celebrated the 75th anniversary of the New Look with a sensational menswear collection, and a beautifully staged show for the house of Dior, winning him a standing ovation Friday afternoon in Paris.
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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.  
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Britons reject "throwaway" fashion culture, but find sustainable shopping confusing

Britons reject "throwaway" fashion culture, but find sustainable shopping confusing

​UK shoppers are increasingly thinking sustainably when it comes to the clothes they wear, but they still find choosing the most sustainable options when shopping rather confusing.
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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.
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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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Balmain expands into fine jewelry

Balmain expands into fine jewelry

The Parisian luxury house enters the fine jewelry market, partnering with the Swiss group, Adorisa. The first collection, produced and crafted in France, will be released in August. 
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Emma Raducanu boosts Nike demand, Euphoria drives plaid dress searches - report

Emma Raducanu boosts Nike demand, Euphoria drives plaid dress searches - report

​Sales aggregator website Lovethesales.com has been seeing some notable spikes in interest following key celebrity and TV moments in the past week.
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CFW links with Swedish Fashion Council to support new talent

CFW links with Swedish Fashion Council to support new talent

​Copenhagen Fashion Week and the Swedish Fashion Council are linking up to support and incubate emerging designer talent. Sweden's Jade Cropper has been named as the AW22 'Talent'.
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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.
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Paris Menswear Day Two: Bianca Saunders, Hed Mayner, AMI and Acne Studios

Paris Menswear Day Two: Bianca Saunders, Hed Mayner, AMI and Acne Studios

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. And in few endeavors is that truer than in fashion, especially on Wednesday in Paris Fashion Week Men's.
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Canadian designer Peter Nygard denied bail

Canadian designer Peter Nygard denied bail

A Toronto justice of the peace denied Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard bail on Wednesday in connection with charges of sexual assault and forcible confinement.
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Buy Me Once CEO calls for tax on retailers who destroy saleable stock

Buy Me Once CEO calls for tax on retailers who destroy saleable stock

Tara Button, founder of sustainable retailer Buy Me Once, has launched a petition to challenge retailers who destroy or throw away good stock, calling for the introduction of a special tax and fines for past offences.
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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.
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