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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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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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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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​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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Dior planning Sacai men’s collab capsule for November 2021

Dior planning Sacai men’s collab capsule for November 2021

Kim Jones, Dior Men’s artistic director, and Chitose Abe, designer and founder of the acclaimed Japanese brand Sacai, have been holding a dialogue in a capsule collection. It will be released this fall.
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Ferrari debuts in fashion with a Generation-Z collection

Ferrari debuts in fashion with a Generation-Z collection

Ferrari, with its prancing stallion symbol, may be the ultimate masculine luxury symbol of Italy. But when it launched its first fashion collection this weekend there were more girls than guys on its catwalk.
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London Fashion Week opens with Bethany Williams, Auroboros, Qasimi and eco-responsibility

London Fashion Week opens with Bethany Williams, Auroboros, Qasimi and eco-responsibility

An almost entirely digital London Fashion Week opened Saturday with humanitarian and eco-responsible visions, best exemplified by Bethany Williams, the socially engaged designer who has long used recycled garments.
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Hermès opens first Michigan store in Troy

Hermès opens first Michigan store in Troy

The Parisian luxury brand has opened its first location in Michigan, at the Somerset Collection mall, in the northern suburb of Metro Detroit, Troy, revealing a store design that channels the landscape of the Midwest.
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Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

One of fashion’s biggest names has issued a warning to the fashion sector not to get too complacent about current green drives as there’s a lot more work to be done, with legislation also needed. 
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Fear factors prevent UK shoppers from buying online from EU, says study

Fear factors prevent UK shoppers from buying online from EU, says study

Fakes, delays, customs and foreign languages. These are the biggest fears preventing UK e-commerce consumers making cross-border purchases from the EU, according to a new report commissioned by Weglot.
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​Gee joins Grosvenor Group, set to become chair of its Britain & Ireland board

​Gee joins Grosvenor Group, set to become chair of its Britain & Ireland board

Grosvenor Group has appointed Melanie Gee, initially as a non-executive director, with a view to her becoming chair of the Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (GBI) board. She is set to succeed Jonathon Bond from September.
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