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Paris Menswear Day Four: Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica

Paris Menswear Day Four: Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica

Friday in Paris Menswear was a tour of the city from an evangelical cathedral, cut-stone mansion, Marais showroom and Place des Victoires townhouse. We caught up with Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica.
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Real lawsuit over virtual Hermes Birkin bags

Real lawsuit over virtual Hermes Birkin bags

French luxury group Hermes has started legal proceedings against a US artist over virtual versions inspired by its iconic Birkin bags.
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Paris haute couture starts Monday, with over a dozen live shows, pandemic or not

Paris haute couture starts Monday, with over a dozen live shows, pandemic or not

Paris haute couture, the pinnacle of fashion, begins its next four-day runway season on Monday morning, and despite the pandemic, there will be no shortage of live shows.
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RYU names new marketing director

RYU names new marketing director

The Canadian athletic apparel brand has appointed Zachary Beers to lead RYU's omni-channel marketing efforts, developing RYU's consumer-centric marketing strategy around its "Movement Matters" brand mantra.
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German sportswear retailer BSTN to open debut UK store

German sportswear retailer BSTN to open debut UK store

​Premium German sportswear retailer BSTN is to open its first first international store in the UK in April. It has signed a 10-year lease to open a 3,432 sq ft unit in Brixton, south London.
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Adidas Originals and Prada link up again, this time for metaverse project

Adidas Originals and Prada link up again, this time for metaverse project

​Shortly after Adidas and Prada launched their first clothing collab, the two brands have taken their relationship further with the Adidas for Prada re-source NFT project in a link with digital artist Zach Lieberman.
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Paris Menswear Day Three: Rains, Rick Owens and Uniforme

Paris Menswear Day Three: Rains, Rick Owens and Uniforme

Scandi fashion, which has been all the rage this past decade, finally made it onto a Paris runway Thursday lunchtime, doing so with a power puffer, super-hero show by Rains. Elsewhere, we review Rick Owens and Uniforme.
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Puma tops quarterly forecasts despite supply chain problems

Puma tops quarterly forecasts despite supply chain problems

German sportswear maker Puma reported stronger-than-expected preliminary quarterly sales and core profit on Thursday, as strong global demand helped offset the effects of the pandemic and supply chain constraints.
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Sportswear brand K-Way targets retail expansion in Asia

Sportswear brand K-Way targets retail expansion in Asia

After making a foray in the luxury sector, via collaborations with Fendi and Comme des Garçons, K-Way is set to deploy a store opening plan in order to expand in Japan, China, Korea and Hong Kong.
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Emma Raducanu boosts Nike demand, Euphoria drives plaid dress searches - report

Emma Raducanu boosts Nike demand, Euphoria drives plaid dress searches - report

​Sales aggregator website Lovethesales.com has been seeing some notable spikes in interest following key celebrity and TV moments in the past week.
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Superdry sees "clear" improvement, but turnaround is still work-in-progress

Superdry sees "clear" improvement, but turnaround is still work-in-progress

​Superdry’s Christmas trading update and results for the first half showed “clear signs of brand and financial recovery” on Thursday, although the company isn’t yet where it would like to be, with sales still lagging.
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Primark continues recovery but sales still below pre-Covid levels

Primark continues recovery but sales still below pre-Covid levels

​A trading update from Primark's parent company on Thursday showed the fashion retail chain is bouncing back from the pandemic, with the US business a standout performer. But city centre stores globally still struggle.
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Brady launches at Nordstrom in retail exclusive

Brady launches at Nordstrom in retail exclusive

Nordstrom was selected as the brand’s retail partner of choice and will be the only place where customers can shop the brand in a physical location.
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Boardriders puts Andrew Henry in charge of EMEA retail business

Boardriders puts Andrew Henry in charge of EMEA retail business

Andrew Henry has been promoted to the post that had been held for the last two years by Emilie Souvras, who is also the global general manager of women’s sportswear brand Roxy.
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Castore links with UK 'motorsport home' Silverstone on major deal

Castore links with UK 'motorsport home' Silverstone on major deal

Premium sports brand Castore has scored another major link-up, on Wednesday announcing a strategic partnership with Silverstone, “the home of British motorsport”.
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Ellesse re-enters ski-wear, unveils Tomorrowland Winter link-up

Ellesse re-enters ski-wear, unveils Tomorrowland Winter link-up

​Pentland Brands’ Ellesse label is moving back into ski-wear with a new winter sports line. And to support the debut, it has a three-year partnership with Tomorrowland Winter, the electronic music festival in the Alps.
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