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Mango uses 3D printing for new accessories, shoes collection

Mango uses 3D printing for new accessories, shoes collection

After launching a collection of sustainable jewellery in 2020, Mango has again turned to 3D printing technology to create a seven-item TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) capsule collection.
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Will Vetements rename itself VTMNTS?

Will Vetements rename itself VTMNTS?

Vetements has increased its number of trademark applications for using ‘VTMNTS’. The information, released by The Fashion Law, reignited debates on the evolution of the ‘street couture’ brand, which is seeking a renewal.
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The RealReal unveils upcycled line in collaboration with top designers

The RealReal unveils upcycled line in collaboration with top designers

The American luxury resale platform has teamed up with brands including Jacquemus and Stella McCartney to launch ReCollection, an upcycling project repurposing defective items or dead stock from these labels. 
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‘Marvel’ Bethany Williams wins 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund award

‘Marvel’ Bethany Williams wins 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund award

Bethany Williams is a star in the making. She’s the winner of the 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, meaning Williams wins a £200,000 cash prize and bespoke mentoring to take her fledgling business to the next level.
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Pandora in game-changing switch to lab-grown diamonds

Pandora in game-changing switch to lab-grown diamonds

​In a move that could influence a number of other companies in the jewellery space, the world’s largest jeweller has said it will only sell lab-grown diamonds in future.
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Last Debenhams stores to shut on May 15

Last Debenhams stores to shut on May 15

​Debenhams will exit the UK high street for good on May 15 as the administrators close its remaining stores. The closures will end more than 200 years in which the company has been a major name in UK retail.
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Stockmann revenue falls, but losses narrow

Stockmann revenue falls, but losses narrow

Stockmann, the Finnish retail group that also owns the Lindex chain, said its consolidated revenue fell 7.1% currency-neutral in the first three months of the year, dropping to €155.7 million.
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L’Estrange menswear opens permanent store after Seven Dials pop-up

L’Estrange menswear opens permanent store after Seven Dials pop-up

​Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.
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Hugo Boss Q1 boosted by China, online and casualwear

Hugo Boss Q1 boosted by China, online and casualwear

​Hugo Boss said that it's seen a solid start to the year as it revealed its first-quarter sales. Not that those sales rose. In fact they were down 8% currency-adjusted, or 10% in total to €497 million.
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Moda Operandi names Jim Gold CEO

Moda Operandi names Jim Gold CEO

Luxury fashion e-retailer Moda Operandi named Jim Gold as its chief executive officer on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. 
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Hermès strikes confident note at virtual general meeting

Hermès strikes confident note at virtual general meeting

The luxury brand confirmed the continuity of its financial strategy at its general meeting on Tuesday and announced changes in the legal status of Émile Hermès SARL in order to welcome new members of the Hermès family. 
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Cocteau Chanel in a Carrières de Lumières cruise 2022 show

Cocteau Chanel in a Carrières de Lumières cruise 2022 show

Loyalty to an antediluvian legacy was the key story in Chanel’s cruise 2021/ 2022 collection unveiled Tuesday evening in a show video shot inside the monumental cavern of Carrières de Lumières.
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Max Mara to stage cruise 2022 show on island of Ischia in late June

Max Mara to stage cruise 2022 show on island of Ischia in late June

It looks like fashion runways are finally about to start warming up. After 15 months of online fashion seasons and virtual catwalks shows, several luxury marques will stage shows on catwalks in the next two months. 
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Pandora eyes U.S., China for fresh sparkle after strong start to 2021, may expand into new categories

Pandora eyes U.S., China for fresh sparkle after strong start to 2021, may expand into new categories

Jewellery maker Pandora on Tuesday announced a push for growth in the United States and China, and potential expansion into new areas such as watches and bags, after posting forecast-beating Q1 operating profit.
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Saint Laurent targets young clientèle with accessibly priced handbags

Saint Laurent targets young clientèle with accessibly priced handbags

The French label, which recently opened its first flagship in Korea, generates 71% of its sales with leather goods, including accessibly priced handbags to attract a younger clientèle, according to a study by Retviews.
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Gucci is back as sponsor for Arts Thread's 2021 graduate event

Gucci is back as sponsor for Arts Thread's 2021 graduate event

Arts Thread said on Tuesday that Gucci is sponsoring its 2021 Global Design Graduate Show after a successful link-up for 2020’s event.
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