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Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci is to stage a dedicated menswear runway show in Milan in January, in the first major change in strategy at the house since last week’s departure of Alessandro Michele.
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UK footfall gap widens against 2019 in November, malls suffering

UK footfall gap widens against 2019 in November, malls suffering

Despite a much-needed boost from Black Friday, November’s retail footfall numbers across the UK fell from October “as consumers continue to hold out for cheaper discounts at the end of December", says Springboard.
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Jacquemus unveils its home universe with Tekla

Jacquemus unveils its home universe with Tekla

Simon Porte Jacquemus is venturing into the world of bedding and homewear via a collaboration with Danish home textiles brand Tekla available on their e-commerce and its Paris boutique.
Luxury
The LVMH 2023 Prize launches its call for entries

The LVMH 2023 Prize launches its call for entries

After crowning S.S. Daley, ERL and Winnie New York in 2022, the luxury group is launching the tenth edition of its competition dedicated to young designers. Entries are open until January 29, 2023.
Luxury
Re-SEE: ex leader of Showroomprivé and "Emily in Paris" producer become shareholders

Re-SEE: ex leader of Showroomprivé and "Emily in Paris" producer become shareholders

Founded in Paris in 2013 by Sabrina Marshall and Sofia Bernardin, the high-end second-hand site welcomes Michael Dayan (ex-Showroomprivé), producer Darren Star and entrepreneur Shari Glazer to its capital.
Luxury
GN3RA metaverse for creators partners with Royal College of Art

GN3RA metaverse for creators partners with Royal College of Art

GN3RA, which described itself as “the world’s first fashion metaverse for creators” has announced a link-up with The Royal College of Art (RCA), “the world’s most influential postgraduate institution of art and design”.
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Mobile commerce made global Cyber Weekend 'breakthrough' - report

Mobile commerce made global Cyber Weekend 'breakthrough' - report

The fact that Black Friday weekend was better than predicted means it's easy to overlook exactly how consumers shopped, rather than just how much they spent. But a new report says the period was all about m-commerce.
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Mulberry H1 sales dip, CEO begs for tax-free tourist shopping U-turn

Mulberry H1 sales dip, CEO begs for tax-free tourist shopping U-turn

​Luxury accessories brand Mulberry reported its results for the 26 weeks up to 1 October on Wednesday and seemed upbeat, calling the performance “resilient”, despite a small sales dip and a swing to a pre-tax loss.
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Gucci opens applications for latest North America Gucci Changemakers program on Giving Tuesday

Gucci opens applications for latest North America Gucci Changemakers program on Giving Tuesday

The Kering-owned Italian brand announced its fourth chapter of the initiative to support students with an impact fund and scholarship program on the charitable spending day.
Luxury
Tod’s new collab with Palm Angels is Best in Class linkup says Francesco Ragazzi

Tod’s new collab with Palm Angels is Best in Class linkup says Francesco Ragazzi

Tod’s has revealed its latest collab, a link-up with Palm Angels. A blend of Italian craftmanship with American sports that stars Naomi Campbell in its ad campaign, that launches this Wednesday.
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LVMH awards 40 virtuoso artisans its Métier d’Excellence award

LVMH awards 40 virtuoso artisans its Métier d’Excellence award

Praising them as “the beating heart” LVMH’s CEO Bernard Arnault celebrated, at a distance, the latest virtuoso artisans to win the luxury conglomerate’s Métier d’Excellence award on Wednesday.
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LVMH launches Heristoria.com, showcasing its labels’ finest archive items

LVMH launches Heristoria.com, showcasing its labels’ finest archive items

Heristoria is a new website developed as part of the DARE entrepreneurship programme promoted by LVMH, featuring the finest items from the group's labels’ archives, each sold with an exclusive experience.
Luxury
Former Luxottica CEO Guerra to join Prada to ease succession

Former Luxottica CEO Guerra to join Prada to ease succession

Italian fashion group Prada is set to hire former Luxottica chief executive Andrea Guerra in a top management role to ease a transition at the helm to the next generation of the founding family, as said by a source.
Luxury
Jodie Turner-Smith will host Fashion Awards

Jodie Turner-Smith will host Fashion Awards

​British and Jamaican actress and activist Jodie Turner-Smith will host the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Awards event next month, the BFC said on Tuesday.
Fashion
Rapid rebound in London West End's economy lifts Shaftesbury’s year

Rapid rebound in London West End's economy lifts Shaftesbury’s year

When a company’s results statement opens with an upbeat message, what generally follows is news of a business on the rise. And London-centric property giant Shaftesbury is no exception, judging by its year-end results.
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La Perla links with ISA for global swimwear licensing deal

La Perla links with ISA for global swimwear licensing deal

​La Perla Global Management (UK) and ISA SpA have announced the signing of a new license agreement for the development, manufacturing, and worldwide distribution of women’s swimwear products for the La Perla brand. 
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