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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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Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

The CEO of Sergio Rossi is now a shareholder alongside Chinese group Fosun, which has recently acquired the Italian footwear label, and tells FashionNetwork.com how the operation unfolded, outlining his future plans.
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Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

​Selfridges is reportedly up for sale — or at least its owners are exploring their options — after a mystery buyer approached the business with an offer, reports claimed on Friday.
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Fashion must be change influencer say speakers at BFC's Positive Fashion Forum

Fashion must be change influencer say speakers at BFC's Positive Fashion Forum

The fashion sector's trend-setting status can help influence change in other industries, but fashion companies also need to ensure that eco and ethical thinking are front of mind for their own commercial health.
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Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group acquires control of shoemaker Sergio Rossi

Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group acquires control of shoemaker Sergio Rossi

Fosun Fashion Group (FFG), the owner of Lanvin, has acquired Italian luxury shoemaker Sergio Rossi, in the latest acquisition by the rapidly growing Chinese group.
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Burberry speeds up green goals, to be "climate positive" by 2040

Burberry speeds up green goals, to be "climate positive" by 2040

​Burberry said on Thursday that it would be “climate positive by 2040”, the new sustainability ambition making it the first luxury brand to aim for that target, it added
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Kikikickz: A kicky French concept expands

Kikikickz: A kicky French concept expands

Beneath the office space of Emily in Paris, the trend-setting series, one finds another new French concept; rare sneaker store Kikikickz, the brainchild of two entrepreneurs taking sneaker trading to new heights.
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Sequoia Capital invests in Canada's Ssense, values firm at C$5bn+

Sequoia Capital invests in Canada's Ssense, values firm at C$5bn+

​Canadian e-tailer and tech platform Ssense has received a major funding boost with investment firm Sequoia Capital taking a minority stake in a deal that values the business at more than C$5 billion.
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Young consumers use pandemic savings to invest in sneakers - StockX

Young consumers use pandemic savings to invest in sneakers - StockX

Young people having saved money during the pandemic lockdowns are helping to drive the sneaker resale market and are buying such products as investments, specialist reseller StockX said this week.
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Copenhagen Fashion Week announces SS22 line-up

Copenhagen Fashion Week announces SS22 line-up

Copenhagen Fashion Week’s return to a physical format for SS22 comes with a strong line-up of labels showing at the event from August 10-13. There will be 38 labels showing, including established names and new talent.
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John Lobb unveils new store concept in Paris; highlighting By Request service

John Lobb unveils new store concept in Paris; highlighting By Request service

John Lobb has unveiled a new store concept in Paris that feels as much an art gallery or gentleman’s club as a traditional shoe shop; part of a global expansion that includes openings in California and the Middle East.
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Accessories Council opens applications for 2021 Design Excellence Awards

Accessories Council opens applications for 2021 Design Excellence Awards

The New York-based non-profit has announced that entries are now open for the third annual Design Excellence Awards, a competition that seeks to recognize outstanding products in the fashion accessories sector.
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Could the USA be luxury's next El Dorado after China?

Could the USA be luxury's next El Dorado after China?

The stock market is bullish, the economy is recovering, consumer confidence is growing: all indicators are positive, fuelling luxury purchases on a North American market that is highly dynamic and promising for labels.
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Farfetch champions sustainability this month with 'Positively' campaign

Farfetch champions sustainability this month with 'Positively' campaign

Expect Farfetch’s content to be all about super-sustainability this month with the online luxury fashion retailer offering an “unrivalled selection of more sustainable pieces, pre-owned styles and circular services”.
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Hugo Boss's new CEO is now on-board

Hugo Boss's new CEO is now on-board

​Hugo Boss’s new CEO has officially taken up the role with former Tommy Hilfiger executive Daniel Grieder also joining the German high-end fashion firm’s Managing Board.
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