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Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

​Hermès has opened an entirely new space inside London’s Harrods, dedicated exclusively to women’s product. The store celebrates the “depth and richness” of its female-focused collections”.
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World's most valuable apparel brands: Nike, Gucci top again, ASOS and Boohoo are buoyant

World's most valuable apparel brands: Nike, Gucci top again, ASOS and Boohoo are buoyant

Nike has once again claimed the title of the world’s most valuable apparel brand. It’s the seventh year in a row that it has taken top spot in the annual Brand Finance ranking.
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Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

​Hermès had a good first quarter as all of its business lines returned to growth and the company said it saw "a remarkable increase" in ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as watches and other categories. 
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Heather Kaminetsky joins Mytheresa as president for North America

Heather Kaminetsky joins Mytheresa as president for North America

The German luxury e-tailer announced on Wednesday that, as part of its aggressive expansion strategy in the U.S. and Canada, Heather Kaminetsky will be joining the company as president for North America on June 1, 2021.
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Burberry Autumn/Winter 2021: Warrior-woman feminism with flags

Burberry Autumn/Winter 2021: Warrior-woman feminism with flags

Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated his latest collection to warrior women like his mother; a homage to feminine power featuring all manner of flags, unveiled online on Wednsday.
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Simone Rocha adds webstore, offers collection edit

Simone Rocha adds webstore, offers collection edit

​Simone Rocha has added e-commerce to its website with consumers now able to shop an edit of its collection online.
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Kris Van Assche leaves Berluti, as brand plots new direction

Kris Van Assche leaves Berluti, as brand plots new direction

Kris Van Assche has quit as creative director of Berluti, as the tony, LVMH-owned Paris men’s couture brand plots a new strategy for the future, it was announced Tuesday.
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Lutz Huelle and Delpozo end creative partnership

Lutz Huelle and Delpozo end creative partnership

The association between the Madrid fashion label and the German designer, named creative director to replace Josep Font in 2018, has come to an end, without Huelle’s first collection seeing the light of day.
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Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Sales at Kering rose by 26% in the first quarter of 2021, led by a strong rebound for its star label Gucci, with growth in Asia and the United States more than offsetting new coronavirus lockdowns in much of Europe.
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Michael Kors fetes 40th anniversary with homage to Broadway

Michael Kors fetes 40th anniversary with homage to Broadway

Michael Kors feted his 40th anniversary with a performance by Rufus Wainwright; a video show shot outside and inside the Shubert Theatre; a vintage-with-a-twist collection and guest appearances by Broadway show legends.
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Thierry Andretta on Mulberry’s new Made to Last Manifesto

Thierry Andretta on Mulberry’s new Made to Last Manifesto

Can a bag save the world? Possibly not, but it can at least prevent it from becoming more polluted. At Mulberry the new goal is a farm-to-finished product supply chain. The house’s CEO Thierry Andretta explains how.  
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Elsa Lanzo takes over as president of the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

Elsa Lanzo takes over as president of the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

The French men's fashion institution has elected the Rick Owens CEO to the head of its governing board. She succeeds Celine's Séverine Merle, while Maison Margiela CEO Gianfranco Gianangeli has become vice president. 
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Italy's Etro is considering interest from L Catterton - source

Italy's Etro is considering interest from L Catterton - source

Italian fashion group Etro is considering an expression of interest from buyout firm L Catterton, a source close to the matter said on Monday.
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Hugo Boss names Sullivan to key marketing role

Hugo Boss names Sullivan to key marketing role

​Hugo Boss has named a new marketing and comms chief with the appointment of Miah Sullivan. She joins on May 1 after having previously worked at Luxottica, Furla and St John Knits. 
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Balenciaga winter 2021 pre-collection: Yearning for global travel

Balenciaga winter 2021 pre-collection: Yearning for global travel

With European populations slowly but surely being vaccinated, designers on the Continent are suddenly expressing a new optimism. Few more so than Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga in Balenciaga's winter 2021 pre-collection.
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CFDA launches network connecting regional fashion organizations

CFDA launches network connecting regional fashion organizations

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced the launch of CFDA Connects, a programming network aiming to support regional fashion weeks and organizations across the United States.
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