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Elsewhere in Milan: Quira, Arthur Arbesser and Plan C

Elsewhere in Milan: Quira, Arthur Arbesser and Plan C

In a season where Milan fashion began rebounding from the pandemic, there was plenty to see away from the catwalk. We caught up with three young designers thinking way out of the box.
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Act N°1 hosts a grand ball in Milan, Sunnei stages a strobe-lit experience

Act N°1 hosts a grand ball in Milan, Sunnei stages a strobe-lit experience

It was the young brands that offered up the most original runway shows in Milan on Friday, from Act N°1's live chamber orchestra and crinolines, to the hypnotic afterparty-like lighting effects at Sunnei.
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Milan Fashion Week: Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Ermanno Scervino and Salvatore Ferragamo

Milan Fashion Week: Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Ermanno Scervino and Salvatore Ferragamo

In a busy Saturday in Milan, Giorgio went Zen master in his private palazzo, Dolce & Gabbana presented disco damsels, Ermanno Scervino refocused with force and Salvatore Ferragamo had a tricky delivery.
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Versace: Foulard fantasies with lotharios

Versace: Foulard fantasies with lotharios

The odd thing about attending Versace’s runway show at Milan Fashion Week on Friday night was that all anyone could talk about was what Donatella was going to announce on Sunday evening.
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Sportmax leads a futuristic baroque dance

Sportmax leads a futuristic baroque dance

Sportmax threw couture codes out the window in Milan on Friday, staging a perilous balancing act between minimalism and the baroque with its bold collection for next summer. 
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MM6 offers aperitifs in Milan, GCDS hits the club at the beach

MM6 offers aperitifs in Milan, GCDS hits the club at the beach

The catwalks were graced with playful and magnetic shows on Thursday, with MM6 hosting a cocktail hour runway show at a cult Milan bar, while GCDS unveiled a sexy and sparkly collection that screamed Studio 54. 
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Prada: Miuccia and Raf make their joint runway debut

Prada: Miuccia and Raf make their joint runway debut

The season’s biggest runway debut in Milan was Raf Simons in tandem with Miuccia Prada, a show staged Friday afternoon CET time in the brand’s foundation, and simultaneously in Shanghai. 
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Piñatex creator Ananas Anam plans expansion

Piñatex creator Ananas Anam plans expansion

London-based sustainable textile brand Ananas Anam is looking to expand after securing a £250,000 investment that should help it add more staff and further develop its offer.
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New demographic data shows continued divide at Amazon

New demographic data shows continued divide at Amazon

Amazon's executives remained largely white, although the share of non-white executives rose modestly. Minorities continued to account for most of its blue-collar workforce as it grew rapidly during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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J.C. Penney partners with Juicy Couture on new brand expansion

J.C. Penney partners with Juicy Couture on new brand expansion

The department store chain has joined forces with the pioneering athleisure label to launch Juicy by Juicy Couture, an exclusive brand expansion offering an affordable and inclusive take on the label’s signature styles.
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Uniqlo launches capsule collection in collaboration with Jeff Koons

Uniqlo launches capsule collection in collaboration with Jeff Koons

The Japanese ready-to-wear and accessories label has announced the launch of a new capsule collection for its UT line, created in collaboration with US artist Jeff Koons.
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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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Fenwick losses rise as lockdowns hit hard

Fenwick losses rise as lockdowns hit hard

​Higher-end department store group Fenwick was hit particularly hard during the pandemic, its latest set of results to the end of January show.
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Macy's to hire 76,000 workers for holiday shopping season

Macy's to hire 76,000 workers for holiday shopping season

Macy's Inc said on Tuesday it plans to hire about 76,000 full- and part-time workers at its stores, call centers and warehouses ahead of this year's holiday season, indicating a return to pre-pandemic levels of hiring.
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Stitch Fix posts 29% rise in revenue, launches new Freestyle option

Stitch Fix posts 29% rise in revenue, launches new Freestyle option

The San Francisco-based online styling service reported net revenue of $571.2 million for the fourth quarter on Tuesday and also announced the launch of its new Stitch Fix Freestyle shopping experience.
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UK's Johnson discussed taxation with Amazon's Bezos

UK's Johnson discussed taxation with Amazon's Bezos

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed the issue of taxation when he met Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos in New York, Downing Street said.
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