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At Giorgio Armani, lush iridescence; at Sportmax, femme fatale fun

At Giorgio Armani, lush iridescence; at Sportmax, femme fatale fun

A study in contrasts on Saturday morning at Milan Fashion Week, as two key fashion marques played against their reputations. Giorgio Armani showing evening ideas but as daywear, Sportmax revolutionizing its DNA.
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Paris Fashion Week: 92 shows this March, a Tik Tok collab and a V&A linkup

Paris Fashion Week: 92 shows this March, a Tik Tok collab and a V&A linkup

Pandemic or not, Paris Fashion Week, which starts a 10-day season on Monday, March 1, can boast a schedule with 92 women’s ready-to-wear brands, almost a dozen newcomers and several important debuts.
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Margaret Zhang named editor-in-chief of Vogue China

Margaret Zhang named editor-in-chief of Vogue China

The 27-year-old Chinese-Australian fashion influencer has been appointed as editor-in-chief of Vogue China, becoming the youngest person to hold the position at any of the magazine’s international editions.
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Tod’s: All about Italian irony

Tod’s: All about Italian irony

Post-modernist fashion is on the rise at Tod’s, where creative director Walter Chiapponi played ironically with many of the house’s codes in an eye-catching display.
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Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki launches new label, Hula

Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki launches new label, Hula

One of the most influential names in fashion of the last 60 years has launched a new label. Barbara Hulanicki – the founder of Biba – is unveiling a new wholesale brand that shows clear links to the Biba aesthetic.
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Boss unveils first Chris Hemsworth campaign under new deal

Boss unveils first Chris Hemsworth campaign under new deal

​After the announcement by Hugo Boss that Chris Hemsworth would go from fronting fragrance to become the key international face of the Boss brand from SS21, it has unveiled its first fashion campaign featuring the actor
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Phase Eight chief Pickering to quit this spring

Phase Eight chief Pickering to quit this spring

UK women’s fashion brand Phase Eight is to part ways with its managing director Simon Pickering,  and doesn’t expect to hire a replacement.
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Protecting cashmere’s future: John Lewis to fund Inner Mongolia wool programme

Protecting cashmere’s future: John Lewis to fund Inner Mongolia wool programme

John Lewis is upping its eco credentials with three years of support for a sustainable cashmere programme run by the Sustainable Fibre Alliance (SFA).
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Wolverine Worldwide posts quarterly loss of $171 million

Wolverine Worldwide posts quarterly loss of $171 million

The Rockford, Michigan-based outdoor and active apparel and footwear company reported a Q4 net loss of $170.7 million on Thursday, as quarterly revenues fell 16.1% year over year.
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Natty and neon Emporio Armani

Natty and neon Emporio Armani

One felt like one got a ticket on a futuristic airline at Emporio Armani, as the master designer took his audience on a neon-drenched tour in Milan Fashion Week on Thursday afternoon.
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Quiksilver launches campaign to support womenswear's new direction

Quiksilver launches campaign to support womenswear's new direction

​Quiksilver has rebooted its approach to womenswear marketing and has unveiled a new direction and a new creative to support the latest womenswear range.
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River Island, Mountain Warehouse sign Clipper Logistics deals, automation is key

River Island, Mountain Warehouse sign Clipper Logistics deals, automation is key

​The two major name retailers have signed deals with logistics specialist Clipper Logistics, with the details of the deals highlighting how important automation and omnichannel have become.
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PrettyLittleThing sees surging dress demand on lockdown-easing roadmap

PrettyLittleThing sees surging dress demand on lockdown-easing roadmap

​‘Going-out’ clothing may have tanked during the various lockdowns of the past year, but with the UK’s lockdown-easing roadmap now published, demand seems to be surging, a major fashion e-tailer said Thursday.
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N Brown chairman to leave, successor already lined up

N Brown chairman to leave, successor already lined up

Online retail group N Brown said Thursday that its chairman Matt Davies is stepping down from his post at the end of next month in order to “spend more time on his other business activities”.
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Latest lockdowns make £1.1bn dent in Primark sales

Latest lockdowns make £1.1bn dent in Primark sales

Primark will have lost around £1.1 billion worth of sales due to lockdowns and other restrictions in the 27 weeks up to the end of this month, the value retailer said on Thursday.
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Kith opens first European store in Paris

Kith opens first European store in Paris

The American brand founded by Ronnie Fieg is opening a store in the French capital. Spread over three floors, the 16,000-square-foot location not only offers the label's latest collections, but also a restaurant. 
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