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Dolce & Gabbana shines a thousand lights in Milan

Dolce & Gabbana shines a thousand lights in Milan

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, the first designers to host a physical show at Milan Fashion Week, revealed a glittering collection on Saturday, taking inspiration from the artistic light shows of southern Italy.
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Telfar Clemens designs Olympic uniforms for Liberia

Telfar Clemens designs Olympic uniforms for Liberia

The New York-based designer has revealed a preview of the uniform he has created for the West African nation’s Olympic team, for which his brand is serving as the official sponsor in Tokyo this July.
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LVMH acquires the rest of Emilio Pucci

LVMH acquires the rest of Emilio Pucci

The French luxury group, which previously held 67% of the Italian brand, has purchased the remaining 33% from Laudomia Pucci, who is stepping down from her role as vice president and image director at the house. 
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Paris menswear season; six shows and over 20 live presentations

Paris menswear season; six shows and over 20 live presentations

With Paris finally exiting the lockdown, and Parisians enjoying their city without masks, the international menswear runway season climaxes with six days of Paris shows this week, albeit within the penumbra of Covid.
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La Samaritaine revealed: a beautiful store; somewhat formulaic product mix

La Samaritaine revealed: a beautiful store; somewhat formulaic product mix

Finally after 16 years closed; municipal headaches; massive rebuilding and Covid delays, France’s most storied department store La Samaritaine revealed itself on Monday, after an estimated €750m investment by owner LVMH.
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From Balenciaga to summer sandals, fashion celebrates Pride Month

From Balenciaga to summer sandals, fashion celebrates Pride Month

To celebrate Pride Month, several labels have decided to pay tribute to the LGBTQ+ community with collections festooned with the colours of the rainbow. Among them Puma, Victoria Beckham, Balenciaga and Ralph Lauren.
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Brand values soar in pandemic, Nike, ASOS, Uniqlo and Vuitton all prosper

Brand values soar in pandemic, Nike, ASOS, Uniqlo and Vuitton all prosper

The world's most valuable apparel and luxury labels saw their values surging during the pandemic, according to Kantar’s BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 report released Monday. 
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Fabergé owner faces shareholder revolt over bonus scheme

Fabergé owner faces shareholder revolt over bonus scheme

Investors in Gemfields, the parent of high-end jeweller Fabergé, are unhappy. The gem producer and brand owner can expect a backlash over executive bonuses and the lack of transparency in its bonus scheme.
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Andy Murray to make Wimbledon return in Castore kit partly made of wool

Andy Murray to make Wimbledon return in Castore kit partly made of wool

​The start of Wimbledon next Monday will see former champion Andy Murray competing in an “innovative” Merino wool kit that was developed by Castore’s Andy Murray-dedicated AMC brand and The Woolmark Company.
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Birks ends fiscal 2021 with 15% sales fall

Birks ends fiscal 2021 with 15% sales fall

Canadian luxury jewelry retailer Birks Group announced on Thursday a net sales decrease of 15.5 percent for fiscal 2021, as the retailer was significantly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. 
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Seiko launches watch capsule with Rowing Blazers

Seiko launches watch capsule with Rowing Blazers

Japan’s largest watchmaker Seiko and New York sport and fashion brand, Rowing Blazers, announced on Thursday a collaboration to release a capsule of three Seiko 5 Sports watches.
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Gucci unveils centenary collection in Milan

Gucci unveils centenary collection in Milan

During the opening of Milan Fashion Week Men's, the Italian label organised an exclusive presentation revealing its anniversary collection, which will go on sale at the end of September. 
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Prada: Logo light on a Mediterranean beach

Prada: Logo light on a Mediterranean beach

Light-hearted logomania at Prada in its Spring/Summer 2022 menswear collection, where the arrival of Raf Simons alongside Miuccia Prada has led to multiple expressions of the brand’s signature crest.
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Chez Tod’s, Peter Beard revived on the Italian Peninsula

Chez Tod’s, Peter Beard revived on the Italian Peninsula

Few individuals had a more romantic life in the past half-century than Peter Beard, the photographer, playboy, artist and lover of Africa who inspired the latest menswear collection from Tod’s on Sunday. 
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Fendi Roma: Eternal City panache at a Rationalist masterpiece

Fendi Roma: Eternal City panache at a Rationalist masterpiece

Fendi’s invitation to its Spring/Summer 2022 collection, unveiled Saturday, classily telegraphed its designer’s message: a sophisticated ode to the Eternal City and its fashionable dolce far niente sense of style.
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Ermenegildo Zegna subtly recomposes the menswear wardrobe

Ermenegildo Zegna subtly recomposes the menswear wardrobe

The label opened Milan Fashion Week Men's beautifully on Friday, with a film revealing a collection that is simultaneously minimalist and hyper-sophisticated, with pieces that can be easily mixed and matched. 
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