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CFDA launches network connecting regional fashion organizations

CFDA launches network connecting regional fashion organizations

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced the launch of CFDA Connects, a programming network aiming to support regional fashion weeks and organizations across the United States.
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Brioni to lay off 320 people across its production plants in Italy

Brioni to lay off 320 people across its production plants in Italy

Kering’s menswear label Brioni’s recovery plan focuses on its accessories line and new product categories. The brand aims to streamline its costs and business structure, planning 320 lay-offs by 2025.
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Michele fetes Gucci’s century with fetish cosmography collection and Balenciaga linkup

Michele fetes Gucci’s century with fetish cosmography collection and Balenciaga linkup

Gucci celebrates its 100th anniversary this year; and designer Alessandro Michele has observed the birthday by creating his best ever collection for the house, and a link up with Balenciaga.
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LVMH sees sparkling prospects for Tiffany

LVMH sees sparkling prospects for Tiffany

During its annual general meeting, the French luxury giant highlighted its "remarkable resilience" during the pandemic and claimed to be well-positioned for strong growth in 2021, thanks particularly to Tiffany & Co..  
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Videos become compulsory stop in luxury consumer journey

Videos become compulsory stop in luxury consumer journey

Luxury consumers seek out more information than ever online before making a purchase, relying especially on YouTube videos and giving particular importance to brand image, according to a study from Google and Kantar.
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Amiri: Fall/Winter 2021 on LA’s most loved bridge

Amiri: Fall/Winter 2021 on LA’s most loved bridge

One designer gathering momentum in spite of the pandemic is Mike Amiri, who on Wednesday unveiled his latest collection, shot on one of the most cinematic bridges on the planet.
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Farfetch campaign addresses the new normal, stars its boutique community

Farfetch campaign addresses the new normal, stars its boutique community

​Farfetch has unveiled a major new global brand campaign called The Perfect Match. Linked to its #onlyonfarfetch theme, it comes as it continues to stress that a “commitment to the boutique community” is “at its heart”. 
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Celine: Youthquake in Chateau de Vaux-Le-Vicomte

Celine: Youthquake in Chateau de Vaux-Le-Vicomte

Youth’s brief and beautiful splendor was the theme of the latest collection and show by Hedi Slimane for Celine, staged in a 17th-century chateau famed for the brief glory of its unlucky owner. 
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LVMH shares hit record high after strong sales figures

LVMH shares hit record high after strong sales figures

LVMH's shares rose to record highs on Wednesday after the world's biggest luxury goods company posted sales figures that showed it had bounced back far more quickly than expected in early 2021.
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Luxury goods retailers turn to social media for distribution

Luxury goods retailers turn to social media for distribution

The pandemic has forced luxury goods companies to use social media, video and virtual showrooms to woo their wealthy customers in Europe when tourists, especially from China, have been absent for more than a year.
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Perfumes y Diseño acquires minority stake in Oteyza

Perfumes y Diseño acquires minority stake in Oteyza

Following its failed sale of Delpozo in 2020, Spanish perfume business Perfumes y Diseño is making a foray into fashion once again by acquiring a minority stake in premium clothing brand Oteyza.
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The Outnet launches localised German language site

The Outnet launches localised German language site

​Yoox Net-A-Porter’s luxury outlet e-store The Outnet has launched a new localised German-language site for Germany and Austria.
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Hugo Boss adds to webstore total as it targets €300m in web sales this year

Hugo Boss adds to webstore total as it targets €300m in web sales this year

​Hugo Boss is diving further into online with a major expansion of its webstore offer. The company has gone online in 12 additional markets.
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Self-Portrait unveils Kate Moss campaign

Self-Portrait unveils Kate Moss campaign

​Self-Portrait has launched a high-profile campaign with the London-based brand signing up well-known Londoner Kate Moss as it star. The campaign features a series of portraits of Moss shot by Nigel Shafran.
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Kering lays down more roots in Italy with logistics platform in Trecate

Kering lays down more roots in Italy with logistics platform in Trecate

With its new logistics centre in Trecate, west of Milan, luxury group Kering is continuing to invest in Italy where it currently counts 44 sites including factories, laboratories, and offices.
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Selfridges and Primark magnate W. Galen Weston dies

Selfridges and Primark magnate W. Galen Weston dies

​W. Galen Weston, patriarch of one of Canada’s wealthiest families and retail titan, has died at age 80, according to a statement by the family on Tuesday.
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