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Repositioning Ferrari: From license business to lifestyle brand

Repositioning Ferrari: From license business to lifestyle brand

“L'awareness di Ferrari é enorme,” says Nicola Boari, the executive overseeing the substantial brand repositioning of Ferrari, probably the most famous single marque in Italy.
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Monumental land art cruise from Louis Vuitton

Monumental land art cruise from Louis Vuitton

La mode inspired by monumental art at Louis Vuitton, where Nicolas Ghesquière’s latest collection for the house was unveiled before a massive work of art by Dani Karavan.
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Banshee of Savile Row, feminine bespoke for fiery beauties

Banshee of Savile Row, feminine bespoke for fiery beauties

One striking new brand unveiled this weekend in London is Banshee of Savile Row, a bespoke women’s tailoring house that prides itself on using truly top-shelf fabrics with panache.
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Hermès opens a new leather workshop in France

Hermès opens a new leather workshop in France

On June 11, luxury brand Hermès inaugurated a new production site in Seine-et-Marne in Montereau, France. This is the brand’s 18th leather workshop and it will eventually employ 260 people. 
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JOOR raises $46m to aid faster growth and innovation

JOOR raises $46m to aid faster growth and innovation

​Major digital fashion wholesale platform JOOR has announced that it has raised $46 million in Series D funding and will use the new cash to accelerate its growth and focus even more on innovation.
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Chanel endures tough 2020 but recovery is on track

Chanel endures tough 2020 but recovery is on track

Chanel expects to be riding high again this year after a tough 2020, with sales forecast to rise in double-digits. That’s according to the company’s CFO on Tuesday after it released its pandemic-hit 2020 figures. 
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Burberry links with Mythical Games for NFTs move in Blankos Block Party

Burberry links with Mythical Games for NFTs move in Blankos Block Party

​Burberry continues to explore gaming as a key marketing channel and has announced its “first exploration into the world of NFTs”. It’s partnering with Mythical Games on a limited-edition Blanko in Blankos Block Party.
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Mr Porter launches vibrant summer collab with Tom Ford

Mr Porter launches vibrant summer collab with Tom Ford

The online men’s fashion destination has released the second installment of its “Hosted by” initiative, teaming up with iconic American luxury brand Tom Ford for an exclusive collection inspired by 1970s Los Angeles.
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NBA All-Star James Harden joins Saks board

NBA All-Star James Harden joins Saks board

Luxury e-commerce company Saks announced on Monday the appointment of NBA All-Star, entrepreneur and investor, James Harden, as an independent member of its board. 
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Valentino results dragged down by pandemic

Valentino results dragged down by pandemic

The health crisis had a strong negative impact on the results of the Italian brand, which posted a net loss of 127 million euros in 2020, compared to earnings of 33 million euros in the previous year.
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Dior and cosmetics lead French luxury market since start of pandemic

Dior and cosmetics lead French luxury market since start of pandemic

French shoppers have favoured Dior, Chanel and Saint Laurent since the end of May 2020, according to a YouGov study, and have opted more for fragrances and cosmetics than for fashion categories.
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Tracee Ellis Ross is one of three new Tiffany & Co. ambassadors

Tracee Ellis Ross is one of three new Tiffany & Co. ambassadors

Tiffany & Co. has unveiled a diverse, five-star line-up to front its latest campaign. The jewelry house has signed up actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Anya Taylor-Joy as the faces of its latest ads.
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​UK weekly footfall suffers as shopper numbers dip

​UK weekly footfall suffers as shopper numbers dip

Footfall across all UK retail destinations couldn’t maintain some impressive gains made at the start of the month, falling 6.7% week-on-week in the seven days spanning 6-12 June, latest Springboard data shows. 
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Premium rental brand Rotaro opens on Carnaby Street

Premium rental brand Rotaro opens on Carnaby Street

The onward march of rental is continuing with landlord Shaftesbury announcing the arrival of Rotaro, a premium womenswear rental pop-up at 45 Carnaby Street. 
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Consumers are demanding ethics and sustainability say industry's big names

Consumers are demanding ethics and sustainability say industry's big names

​The British Fashion Council’s inaugural (and virtual) Institute of Positive fashion Forum late last week made a plea for sustainable and inclusive behaviour from the industry to satisfy consumer demands for change.
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Ahluwalia wins BFC/GQ menswear prize on day Mulberry collab launches

Ahluwalia wins BFC/GQ menswear prize on day Mulberry collab launches

It’s big day for Priya Ahluwalia. Not only has her collaboration with Mulberry just launched, but on Monday, it was revealed that she’s the winner of the 2021 BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund.
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