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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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Prosus to trim Tencent stake as core headline earnings slump

Prosus to trim Tencent stake as core headline earnings slump

Prosus will gradually sell down its massive 28.9% stake in Chinese software giant Tencent, owner of WeChat, as the group announced a major share repurchasing programme.
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Mr Porter expands luxury watches offer with vintage debut in US

Mr Porter expands luxury watches offer with vintage debut in US

YNAP’s men’s luxury fashion and lifestyle platform Mr Porter is expanding its luxury watch category — initially for US customers — introducing a “unique assortment of vintage timepieces”.
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Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear witnessed two contrasting visions on Sunday: Thom Browne posh demi-cross dressing in wool bouclé, and Hedi Slimane’s retro rocker statement amid thousands of millennial teeny boppers.
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Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Menswear’s two most defiantly artistic designers – Craig Green and Jonathan Anderson – began Saturday with two strikingly unique visions in Paris, before Hermès presented a salutary lesson in nonchalant chic.
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Watches of Switzerland unveils first move into Europe

Watches of Switzerland unveils first move into Europe

Luxury watches and jewellery retailer Watches of Switzerland Group has begun its European rollout with the opening of a Breitling store in Stockholm. It’s a milestone that marks the next stage of its expansion plan.
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Paris Fashion Week opens with Egonlab, Taakk, Etudes

Paris Fashion Week opens with Egonlab, Taakk, Etudes

Paris Fashion Week Men's opened on Tuesday with interesting collections by Egonlab, Taakk and Etudes, giving a foretaste of what looks like an extremely promising programme.
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Walter Van Beirendonck, LGN, Y/Project: When fashion runs riot

Walter Van Beirendonck, LGN, Y/Project: When fashion runs riot

On Wednesday, the three labels closed the second day of Paris Fashion Week Men's with panache, each broadcasting their message loudly and clearly.
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Ferragamo opens concept store in SoHo

Ferragamo opens concept store in SoHo

Salvatore Ferragamo is set to open on Friday a concept store in SoHo designed to offer a new retail experience and creative hub. 
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Louis Vuitton to open dedicated men’s store in Beverly Hills

Louis Vuitton to open dedicated men’s store in Beverly Hills

On July 14, Louis Vuitton will open its newest freestanding store dedicated to the men’s universe on Rodeo Drive. Ready-to-wear, accessories, publishing, iconic trunks and Objets Nomades will be presented.  
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AZ Factory opens triple Amigo pop-up in Marais

AZ Factory opens triple Amigo pop-up in Marais

A triple-header at AZ Factory, where the brand unveiled the first looks by its three “amigos” inside a Marais pop-up, each of whom subtly channeled elements of founder Alber Elbaz’s oeuvre.
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Paris Menswear Thursday: Louis Vuitton and Rick Owens

Paris Menswear Thursday: Louis Vuitton and Rick Owens

Paris will always be a city of contrasting ideas. Like this Thursday, where luxury brand Louis Vuitton blended French romanticism with hip hop, as Californian-born Rick Owens sought inspiration from Ancient Egypt.
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Chanel presents its next Métiers d'Art collection in Dakar

Chanel presents its next Métiers d'Art collection in Dakar

The French luxury fashion house is back to traveling far and wide and will hold its next Métiers d'Art 2022/23 show in the Senegalese capital on December 6.
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With Dior, Louis Vuitton and Cheval Blanc, Rodeo Drive begins its transformation

With Dior, Louis Vuitton and Cheval Blanc, Rodeo Drive begins its transformation

Rodeo Drive has been under construction for a few months. A metamorphosis is underway and will soon see new shops open including stores from Dior, Louis Vuitton and Cheval Blanc.
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END has new CEO as Parker Gundersen takes the helm

END has new CEO as Parker Gundersen takes the helm

​Luxury UK-based retailer END has named a new CEO as its founders move on from direct control of the business and it works on the “next phase” of its evolution.
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