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Dior showcases fashion in shadow of Egypt's pyramids

Dior showcases fashion in shadow of Egypt's pyramids

French fashion house Dior on Saturday held its first show at Egypt's ancient Giza pyramids, presenting its 2023 fall men's collection in the shadow of the millennia-old tombs.
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Balenciaga's long road back to redemption following child exploitation scandal

Balenciaga's long road back to redemption following child exploitation scandal

The Kering-owned brand has found itself involved in its most damaging situation to date. 
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Demna and Balenciaga issue apologies for kids S&M ad campaign, and drop court case

Demna and Balenciaga issue apologies for kids S&M ad campaign, and drop court case

Demna, the creative director of Balenciaga, and the house's CEO have issued a personal apology for its kids S&M ad campaign that ignited a firestorm of criticism, and dropped its court case against the production company
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Chanel acquires Italian expert in high-end denim FashionArt

Chanel acquires Italian expert in high-end denim FashionArt

The luxury house has taken a majority stake in FashionArt, a manufacturer based in Veneto and specializing in high-end denim. It has been supplying big names in the sector, including Chanel, for fifteen years.
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Fendi puts Alessandra Basso in charge of France

Fendi puts Alessandra Basso in charge of France

The manager, who previously oversaw Italy and Spain, will head the French subsidiary of the Roman luxury house owned by LVMH. She succeeds Leslie Serrero, who has left the company.
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Price rise strategies deployed by US premium labels

Price rise strategies deployed by US premium labels

The strategies of Coach, Michael Kors and Kate Spade have been scrutinised by Lectra’s data analysis solution Retviews, as inflation is pushing all three labels to revise their plans for price rises and promotions.
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Covent Garden's The Yards launches unique festive activation

Covent Garden's The Yards launches unique festive activation

It’s a UK retail first for The Yards. The newest shopping location in London’s Covent Garden has chosen pioneering geo-located technology for its ‘12 Drops of Christmas’ festive campaign.
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Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship, linking with site specific artist Letha Wilson

Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship, linking with site specific artist Letha Wilson

Mackage, the uber luxury outerwear label, opens its first Paris store on Saturday, and its picked the city’s busiest prestige shopping thoroughfare – the rue St Honoré. 
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Maison Goyard to open larger London flagship as Mount Street strength continues

Maison Goyard to open larger London flagship as Mount Street strength continues

Trinova has announced that French leather goods and trunk maker Maison Goyard is relocating to 103 Mount Street, Mayfair, in London to launch its new flagship UK store. It’s currently in a smaller space on the street.
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Watches of Switzerland opens first Longines boutique in Scotland

Watches of Switzerland opens first Longines boutique in Scotland

​Will the Watches of Switzerland Group (WOSG) store opening engine ever run out of steam? It certainly doesn't seem to be anywhere close to doing that at the moment. 
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Farfetch shares plummet as cost of ambitious investment is revealed

Farfetch shares plummet as cost of ambitious investment is revealed

​Farfetch shares are more than a quarter down from where they were this time last week. And the reason? The company held a capital markets day Thursday and the cost of its ambitious plans didn’t please its investors.
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Pantone names Viva Magenta as colour of the year 2023

Pantone names Viva Magenta as colour of the year 2023

Pantone has introduced Pantone 18-1750 Viva Magenta as the colour of the Year. A nuanced crimson red tone with a balance between warm and cool, it's a hybrid colour.
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India's Reliance Brands in talks to acquire stake in Prabal Gurung

India's Reliance Brands in talks to acquire stake in Prabal Gurung

Reliance Industries Limited’s Reliance Brands is in talks to acquire a stake in designer Prabal Gurung’s eponymous brand and could open brick-and-mortar stores for the label in India. 
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Marchon Eyewear names new chief brand officer, product officer

Marchon Eyewear names new chief brand officer, product officer

Marchon Eyewear announced on Thursday the appointment of Gabriele Bonapersona as chief brand officer and Gabriele Cappelli as chief product officer.
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Dior to launch capsule collection with Denim Tears

Dior to launch capsule collection with Denim Tears

The collection is set to be unveiled at an event at the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, on Friday, ahead of Dior's pre-fall 2023 menswear show.
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Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci is to stage a dedicated menswear runway show in Milan in January, in the first major change in strategy at the house since last week’s departure of Alessandro Michele.
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