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Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Once, certain fashion designers created to empower women. Others to exalt them or make them beautiful. Today, many creators seem to have a new target in mind – pleasing the personal shopper.
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LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

London Fashion Week’s final day of major shows on Monday was the latest tour around the capital, from outdoor Hyde Park art centre to East End church with stops in Mayfair, from gentleman’s club to concept restaurant.
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Sustainable eyewear is finally in sight

Sustainable eyewear is finally in sight

A new breed of increasingly less polluting, sustainable frames are emerging, using eco-responsible materials that are often natural, and sometimes even biodegradable.
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Givenchy switches from Safilo to Thélios for eyewear

Givenchy switches from Safilo to Thélios for eyewear

​Like Fendi in July, Givenchy too has decided to leave Safilo and develop its eyewear with Thélios, the joint-venture company created by the French label’s owner LVMH with Italian producer Marcolin.
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Safilo shares jump on eyewear deal with influencer Ferragni

Safilo shares jump on eyewear deal with influencer Ferragni

Safilo's shares rose more than 14% on Monday after the Italian eyewear group signed a multi-year licensing deal with Chiara Ferragni to design, make and distribute the first eyewear collection under her brand.
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Safilo signs  deal with Chiara Ferragni as she enters eyewear

Safilo signs deal with Chiara Ferragni as she enters eyewear

Chiara Ferragni is one of the biggest influencers globally and now Safilo is set to tap into that with the eyewear giant having signed a new deal with the blogger-turned-entrepreneur. Its her first move in eyewear.
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Italy data authority asks Facebook for clarifications on smart glasses

Italy data authority asks Facebook for clarifications on smart glasses

Italy's data protection authority said on Friday it has asked Facebook to provide clarifications over the social media giant's newly launched smart glasses to assess whether the product is compliant with privacy laws.
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The Karl Lagerfeld brand launches its first NFT in the form of figurines

The Karl Lagerfeld brand launches its first NFT in the form of figurines

It's impossible not to recognize the silhouette of the late Karl Lagerfeld, with his legendary white shirts, his catogan hair ribbon, and his black glasses.
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Facebook unveils its first smart glasses

Facebook unveils its first smart glasses

Facebook Inc launched its first smart glasses on Thursday in a step toward its aim of offering true augmented-reality spectacles.
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Inspecs outperforms in "challenging" half-year

Inspecs outperforms in "challenging" half-year

​How good were Inspecs results for the half-year to 30 June? Sales jumped to $125.7 million from just $16.7 million, core earnings rose to $17.7 million from $0.7 million and pre-tax loss was cut to $2.6m from $8.3m.
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Marcolin and Timberland Eyewear link up with Treedom to plant trees

Marcolin and Timberland Eyewear link up with Treedom to plant trees

​Eyewear giant Marcolin has announced a three-year partnership with Treedom, a global web platform to promote the planting of trees and forests worldwide.
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Ted Baker has mixed Q2 but is on the right path

Ted Baker has mixed Q2 but is on the right path

Fresh from news of its link up with Secret Sales, on Tuesday Ted Baker issued a Q2 trading update and said that sales have been in line with expectations and it's seen a “significant improvement” in the full-price mix.
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Pair Eyewear to make brick-and-mortar debut in partnership with Hy-Vee

Pair Eyewear to make brick-and-mortar debut in partnership with Hy-Vee

The DTC glasses specialist is taking its first step into physical retail through a collaboration with the regional supermarket chain, which will see the brand open kiosks in select Hy-Vee locations across the Midwest.
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Warby Parker to go public, reveals rising revenue as well as losses

Warby Parker to go public, reveals rising revenue as well as losses

Warby Parker is preparing to debut on Wall Street and intends to list its Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WRBY.”
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Nicky Zimmermann on 'The Postcard' resort 2022; opening in Cannes and making it from Australia

Nicky Zimmermann on 'The Postcard' resort 2022; opening in Cannes and making it from Australia

Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann. 
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Safilo expands Blenders Eyewear to UK and Ireland

Safilo expands Blenders Eyewear to UK and Ireland

​Eyewear giant Safilo is investing heavily in the US-based Blenders business that it acquired a year ago and has launched in the UK and Ireland via e-commerce.
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