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Vilebrequin links with IMG for collabs, will expand into new categories

Vilebrequin links with IMG for collabs, will expand into new categories

​Luxe French swimwear label Vilebrequin has appointed IMG to “extend its brand globally through product and brand licensing partnerships, in a multi-year global deal”.
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Dolce & Gabbana announces fur and angora ban

Dolce & Gabbana announces fur and angora ban

​A day after Moncler said it would stop using fur in its collections, Dolce & Gabbana has also announced a ban on both fur and Angora across its fashion and accessories offer.
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Lyst Index: Balenciaga tops ranking, cold weather clothes and partywear all strong

Lyst Index: Balenciaga tops ranking, cold weather clothes and partywear all strong

Q4's Lyst Index saw a trio of power brands at the top, but also a significant faller and a major name leaping six places, possibly due to the return of winter sports in Europe after two tough years.
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Boohoo Group names JD Sports exec as new Debenhams CEO

Boohoo Group names JD Sports exec as new Debenhams CEO

Debenhams has a new CEO. The Boohoo Group-owned online department store retailer has lured JD Sports Fashion multichannel chief to its top post.
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Tom Ford cancels Fall 2022 show

Tom Ford cancels Fall 2022 show

Designer Tom Ford has canceled plans to show his Fall 22 collection at New York Fashion Week next month, due to Covid-19.
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Brioni names Jude, Raff Law as new ambassadors

Brioni names Jude, Raff Law as new ambassadors

Italian luxury menswear brand Brioni announced on Tuesday Jude Law and his son Raff Law as the house’s newest ambassadors. 
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Elsewhere in couture: Classicism with many twists

Elsewhere in couture: Classicism with many twists

Three Paris-based couturiers - Olivier Theyskens at Azzaro, Stéphane Rolland and Alexandre Vauthier - reminded how much life there is in the métier with inventive, classicism-with-a-twist shows and videos.
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Millennials and Gen Z are now more likely to embrace luxury than their elders

Millennials and Gen Z are now more likely to embrace luxury than their elders

A study reveals that even more than the older generations, buyers from these generations have taken a major turn towards purchasing luxury items in the past year.
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Tod's sales jump 40% in 2021, beating expectations

Tod's sales jump 40% in 2021, beating expectations

Sales at Italian fashion group Tod's in 2021 rose by 40%, the first increase after five years of consecutive declines, beating market expectations.
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Italy's Moncler to go fur-free in two years

Italy's Moncler to go fur-free in two years

Italian luxury group Moncler said on Tuesday it would ban fur in all its collections starting from 2024, following in the footsteps of other labels keen to meet customers' growing ethical and environmental awareness.
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Charlotte Casiraghi opens Chanel’s constructivist couture on horseback

Charlotte Casiraghi opens Chanel’s constructivist couture on horseback

Just when people were talking about a couture season of intimate shows, along comes Virginie Viard, and artist Xavier Veilhan, with a mega ambitious metaphysical set and constructivist collection for Chanel. 
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London-based Alighieri launched special collection with Yoox

London-based Alighieri launched special collection with Yoox

​With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, London-based Alighieri and YNAP’s Yoox have launched a capsule collection “dedicated to friendship, love and sharing special moments”.
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Kurt Geiger wins new customers, will open more UK stores

Kurt Geiger wins new customers, will open more UK stores

​Footwear retailer Kurt Geiger has ambitious plans to open more UK stores this year as the company continues to attract more new customers.
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Swatch Group back in the black on sales recovery

Swatch Group back in the black on sales recovery

Swiss watch giant ​Swatch Group had good news on Tuesday as it made a 2021 profit on the back of rising sales. And it expects double-digit local currency sales growth this year too.
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Max Mara taking next cruise show to Lisbon

Max Mara taking next cruise show to Lisbon

Max Mara is taking its next resort show on the road again, as the Italian marque reveals plans to stage its next cruise collection in Lisbon, marking the latest foreign jaunt by the Italian luxury fashion marque.
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Diesel names Eraldo Poletto as new CEO, North America

Diesel names Eraldo Poletto as new CEO, North America

Italy's Diesel has revealed the appointment of Eraldo Poletto to the role of CEO of the luxury brand's North America region.
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