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OTB entrusts North American operations to Laura Dubin-Wander

OTB entrusts North American operations to Laura Dubin-Wander

The veteran of Dior and Givenchy was previously responsible for Coach's activities in the North American market, a role that she will now take on at the Italian group owned by Renzo Rosso.
Fashion
Diesel releases "Avant-Première" of six Glenn Martens looks

Diesel releases "Avant-Première" of six Glenn Martens looks

The Italian denim brand is giving a foretaste of the first designs from its new creative director, pre-emptively making six silhouettes available for purchase at a small selection of stores. 
Fashion
London Fashion Week opens with Edward Crutchley, David Koma and Nensi Dojaka

London Fashion Week opens with Edward Crutchley, David Koma and Nensi Dojaka

There might not be that many shows in London Fashion Week this season, or that many guests, nonetheless the season opened with a bang on Friday with three diverse and memorable statements.
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'Tale of two Christmases' as consumer incomes boom or bust says eBay

'Tale of two Christmases' as consumer incomes boom or bust says eBay

​UK retailers can expect a “tale of two Christmases” this year. According to eBay UK, personal finances will play a major part in consumer choices as the lasting effects of the pandemic will divide spending patterns.
Fashion
À Couvert is new luxury men's outerwear brand from James Small

À Couvert is new luxury men's outerwear brand from James Small

A new high-end men’s outwear brand is launching next month with luxury British label À Couvert making its debut via an exclusive at Frasers Group’s Flannels chain.
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Balenciaga was the big winner at the MET Gala, says Lyst

Balenciaga was the big winner at the MET Gala, says Lyst

French fashion house Balenciaga scored the biggest at the recent MET Gala, held on September 13, thanks to the influence of Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, whose outfits attracted significant attention and commentary.
Luxury
Celebrities still driving demand for key pieces and looks say StockX and Boohoo

Celebrities still driving demand for key pieces and looks say StockX and Boohoo

Celebrity endorsement is continuing to drive demand for both individual items and overall looks with several reports this week about just how important the celebrity effect is.
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Prada to stage simultaneous twin shows in Milan, Shanghai

Prada to stage simultaneous twin shows in Milan, Shanghai

The Italian luxury label has announced it will stage two simultaneous shows in Milan and Shanghai on September 25, to unveil its womenswear collection for the Spring/Summer 2022.
Luxury
Cross-border shopping: luxury grows fastest, but customer service must improve

Cross-border shopping: luxury grows fastest, but customer service must improve

The pandemic and Brexit issues may have dented cross-border shopping in recent periods, but the channel is bouncing back and luxury is fuelling that comeback, a new reports shows.
Luxury
UK department stores struggled last month but clothing sector stayed positive

UK department stores struggled last month but clothing sector stayed positive

August retail sales volumes surprisingly fell, on a month-on-month basis, in Britain the ONS said Friday. Volumes were down by 0.9%, with non-food store sales volumes down 1%, driven by a 3.7% fall at department stores
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Chanel creates Chair of Savoir-Faire at IFM

Chanel creates Chair of Savoir-Faire at IFM

Chanel has a created Chair of Savoir-Faire at the Institut Français de la Mode (IFM), part of a five-year commitment to the leading Paris fashion college.
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Wes Gordon on being a dad, staging a show during a pandemic and making Carolina Herrera fabulously sustainable

Wes Gordon on being a dad, staging a show during a pandemic and making Carolina Herrera fabulously sustainable

Few fashion houses pulled off a show with such aplomb in the tricky current conditions of the current pandemic as Carolina Herrera, where the house’s artistic director has carved out a freshly classical oeuvre.
Luxury
LVMH names Sylvain Blanc as new CEO of Kenzo

LVMH names Sylvain Blanc as new CEO of Kenzo

All change at Kenzo. In the same week that the house announced the appointment of a new artistic director, it has named a new CEO, Sylvain Blanc, who joins the Paris fashion marque from underwear specialist Undiz.
Luxury
Veronica Bertozzi is new MSGM CEO as label launches new strategy

Veronica Bertozzi is new MSGM CEO as label launches new strategy

MSGM has officially announced that Veronica Bertozzi has become its CEO, although she has been working in the role since the summer. Her arrival comes with a strategy shift and an ambitious growth plan.
Luxury
Farfetch unveils photo project campaign with "iconic" 20th century images

Farfetch unveils photo project campaign with "iconic" 20th century images

Luxury fashion e-tailer Farfetch has unveiled The Art of Choice, a new photography project that “reinvents the way we find fashion inspiration: an iconic image from yesterday becomes a tool to talk about fashion today”.
Luxury
John Lewis sales improve but profits remain muted

John Lewis sales improve but profits remain muted

John Lewis Partnership’s half-year report on Thursday showed an improvement on the prior-year period but its results were still far below some of the figures it produced just a few years ago.
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