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LFW: Nensi Dojaka, Eudon Choi, Eftychia and Molly Goddard

LFW: Nensi Dojaka, Eudon Choi, Eftychia and Molly Goddard

A busy and blustering Saturday in London Fashion Week where a duo of young women designers - Nensi Dojaka and Molly Goddard - issued striking fashion manifestos in two powerful shows.
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Caroline Rush (BFC): "Many designers embrace the hybrid model”

Caroline Rush (BFC): "Many designers embrace the hybrid model”

London Fashion Week opened on Friday, with a return to pre-pandemic normalcy still far from being achieved, and with Brexit still a challenge, according to the director of the British Fashion Council. 
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Sustainable designs to take centre stage at London Fashion Week

Sustainable designs to take centre stage at London Fashion Week

Emerging and sustainable designers will get a chance to shine at London Fashion Week from Friday with major brands such as Burberry, Victoria Beckham and Vivienne Westwood either absent or sticking to digital formats.
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NYFW: Hometown heroes

NYFW: Hometown heroes

As the New York shows wound down, three designers—Prabal Gurung, Bach Mai and Claudia Li—looked to their respective upbringing and the families and friend left behind in their different homelands and hometowns.  
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Web Eyewear makes F1 debut with Alfa Romeo deal, will launch products this year

Web Eyewear makes F1 debut with Alfa Romeo deal, will launch products this year

​Marcolin’s Web Eyewear brand has inked a deal to be the official eyewear partner of Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN, in a multi-year partnership starting this year. 
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NYFW: From New York with love

NYFW: From New York with love

However deep the freeze came over New York Monday morning, great fashion warmed plenty of hearts on this chilly day at fashion week. Three designers showed plenty to love about their collections and spirits.
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NYFW: Grannies, showgirls, '90s fashion icons and mermaids; otherwise known as a gaggle of inspiring muses

NYFW: Grannies, showgirls, '90s fashion icons and mermaids; otherwise known as a gaggle of inspiring muses

As shows plowed through the weekend, Brandon Maxwell, Beckett Fogg and Piotrek Panszczyk of Area, Sergio Hudson and Joseph Altuzarra all paid tribute to the female muses that inspired them in one way or another. 
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Olivier Rousteing becomes fashion godfather of Marangoni Paris

Olivier Rousteing becomes fashion godfather of Marangoni Paris

Olivier Rousteing has agreed to become the “fashion godfather” of Istituto Marangoni in Paris in 2022, creating a privileged collaboration between the artistic director of Balmain and the fashion college.
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NYFW revs up with a sunny start, literally and figuratively

NYFW revs up with a sunny start, literally and figuratively

 The shows officially kicked off Friday with a schedule that offered a spectrum of events, perhaps  another way in which diversity, a major point of view for the week, plays out. 
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Privé Revaux names new GM, COO

Privé Revaux names new GM, COO

Privé Revaux on Tuesday announced the promotion of company president George Schmidt to the role of general manager, coinciding with the appointment of Maureen Cavanagh to the role of chief operating officer.
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UK to lose top spot in European duty-free sales table

UK to lose top spot in European duty-free sales table

​As retailers continue to campaign against the UK's changes to VAT-free shopping rules, new analysis from GlobalData claims Britain will lose its top spot in the European ‘duty-free’ market as spend falls 70% by 2025.
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Arc'teryx names Chris Tham first-ever CFO

Arc'teryx names Chris Tham first-ever CFO

Arc'teryx has announced the appointment of Chris Tham to the role of its first-ever chief financial officer, effective February 21.  
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Mondottica rebrands with new logo and redesign of digital assets

Mondottica rebrands with new logo and redesign of digital assets

​Global eyewear specialist Mondottica International Group has announced a “comprehensive” company rebrand with a new monochrome logo, “a striking eye avatar and a new impactful house style using sans serif Gotham font”.
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Alessandro Zanardo appointed CEO of Thélios

Alessandro Zanardo appointed CEO of Thélios

LVMH, which took full control of the eyewear company in December, has appointed Alessandro Zanardo as its new CEO. Zanardo has worked for eyewear giant Luxottica and has had extensive international experience.
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Inspecs is upbeat as sales soar

Inspecs is upbeat as sales soar

Eyewear specialist Inspecs Group said in an update on Tuesday that its trading during 2021 was in line with its expectations and included plenty of new developments that should drive future growth.
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Elsewhere in Paris couture: Yuima Nakazato, Imane Ayissi and Aelis

Elsewhere in Paris couture: Yuima Nakazato, Imane Ayissi and Aelis

Paris couture remains a powerful magnate for experimental designers, as the final day witnessed collections from Yuima Nakazato of Japan, Imane Ayissi of Cameroon and Aelis of Italy.
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