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Zara Origins opens pop-up for Paris Fashion Week, launches worldwide online

Zara Origins opens pop-up for Paris Fashion Week, launches worldwide online

Zara, a democratic brand delivering cash-register-friendly fashion, has always been democratic. Its new concept collection, Zara Origins, which opened a pop-up for Paris Fashion Week, makes the brand look very cool.
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Zalando invests in Infinited Fiber Co's textiles regeneration plans

Zalando invests in Infinited Fiber Co's textiles regeneration plans

​Online fashion retail giant Zalando has invested in circular fashion and textile technology group Infinited Fiber Co. It said the non-disclosed proceeds will go towards building a €220 million factory in Finland.
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Return to office boosts high street footfall, especially central London

Return to office boosts high street footfall, especially central London

Footfall across all UK retail destinations rose week-on-week in the latest seven days (19-25 September) and was particularly welcome on three important fronts. It was the first rise registered in the past four weeks.
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Fast Retailing signs microfibre commitment

Fast Retailing signs microfibre commitment

​Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing said on Tuesday that it has signed the Microfibre 2030 Commitment, the new global initiative to minimise the impact of microfibres on the natural environment. 
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ASOS to open new tech hub in Northern Ireland

ASOS to open new tech hub in Northern Ireland

​Fashion e-tail giant ASOS is to invest £14 million in a new Tech Hub in Belfast and create 184 new jobs over the next three years, the company said on Tuesday.
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Gucci launches digital concept store Vault

Gucci launches digital concept store Vault

Kering's flagship brand unveiled its new "Vault" project at Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, revealing a dedicated e-commerce site offering vintage pieces and clothes from emerging designers. 
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International leather-focused student design prize reveals inaugural winner

International leather-focused student design prize reveals inaugural winner

The Real Leather. Stay Different. International Student Design Competition has announced its first-ever winner: Emily Omesi, a BFA undergraduate at FIT, New York, who beat almost 400 other participants.
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Mango launches independent sustainable label Alter Made

Mango launches independent sustainable label Alter Made

Alter Made has been conceived as a sustainability lab to improve the way Mango works, and is committed to low inventory and proximity production. Led by Alejandra Mur, it forecasts a revenue of €25 million in 3 years.
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JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has now moved into beauty. The UK-based sportswear giant has bought a stake in online hair & beauty brand Hairburst, which sells vitamins, shampoos and styling products.
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Labour promises to axe business rates, will tax e-tailers

Labour promises to axe business rates, will tax e-tailers

​Britain's opposition Labour Party would impose higher taxes on online retailers to fund tax relief for bricks and mortar businesses, the party's would-be finance minister Rachel Reeves will say on Monday.
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Marni offers Milan a moment of communion and pure fashion

Marni offers Milan a moment of communion and pure fashion

The label orchestrated the most beautiful show of Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, bringing together audience, stars, friends, artists and the house's petites mains in a unique and moving performance. 
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MSGM, Shi.RT and Vitelli revive Italian-made fashion in Milan

MSGM, Shi.RT and Vitelli revive Italian-made fashion in Milan

Following MSGM, a number of new, innovative brands are hitting the Milanese runway, including the likes of Shi.RT, by Aquilano and Rimondi, and Vitelli, headed up by Mauro Simionato and his experimental knitwear. 
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ASOS in major gaming deal with Fnatic

ASOS in major gaming deal with Fnatic

​ASOS has become the latest big fashion name to enter gaming, although its new multi-million-dollar deal with esports brand Fnatic isn't just about a game, it's a partnership with the two firms collaborating more widely.
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Elsewhere in Milan: Quira, Arthur Arbesser and Plan C

Elsewhere in Milan: Quira, Arthur Arbesser and Plan C

In a season where Milan fashion began rebounding from the pandemic, there was plenty to see away from the catwalk. We caught up with three young designers thinking way out of the box.
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Act N°1 hosts a grand ball in Milan, Sunnei stages a strobe-lit experience

Act N°1 hosts a grand ball in Milan, Sunnei stages a strobe-lit experience

It was the young brands that offered up the most original runway shows in Milan on Friday, from Act N°1's live chamber orchestra and crinolines, to the hypnotic afterparty-like lighting effects at Sunnei.
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Milan Fashion Week: Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Ermanno Scervino and Salvatore Ferragamo

Milan Fashion Week: Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Ermanno Scervino and Salvatore Ferragamo

In a busy Saturday in Milan, Giorgio went Zen master in his private palazzo, Dolce & Gabbana presented disco damsels, Ermanno Scervino refocused with force and Salvatore Ferragamo had a tricky delivery.
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