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Paris Fashion Week starts using NFTs

Paris Fashion Week starts using NFTs

In an industry first, Paris Fashion Week Men and Paris Haute Couture Week are introducing personalised NFTs for their June and July editions, in partnership with digital certification consortium Arianee.
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Paris Menswear: Louis Gabriel Nouchi stages impressive double header

Paris Menswear: Louis Gabriel Nouchi stages impressive double header

Certain deep-pocketed brands can stage two shows for their collections. Few have ever pulled off what Louis Gabriel Nouchi managed on Thursday: stage two different brand collections by the same designer in one morning.
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Moda adds extra day for autumn event

Moda adds extra day for autumn event

​Moda is back with an extra day bolted on as this year’s premier UK fashion trade show will run alongside the gift-focussed Autumn Fair. Dates have been set for 5-8 September at the NEC Birmingham.
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Pep&Co owner sees rising sales and profits as new stores open

Pep&Co owner sees rising sales and profits as new stores open

Poundland, Pepco and Dealz owner Pepco Group has seen a 16.8% increase in core earnings, as revenue growth from new store openings offset pandemic closures. The company also operates the budget Pep&Co fashion brand.
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Nobody’s Child opens pop-up on London's Carnaby Street

Nobody’s Child opens pop-up on London's Carnaby Street

​Women’s fashion brand Nobody’s Child has opened a pop-up store on London’s Carnaby Street. Currently featuring its spring/summer collection, the ethical brand will trade in the Shaftesbury-owned property until January.
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​Bullish Sports Direct targets major European expansion

​Bullish Sports Direct targets major European expansion

Floodgates for the Sports Direct brand are about to open with the retailer heading for a “huge push” into Europe. The brand aims to open flagship stores in “all” capital cities in Europe as part of a five-year plan.
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Seraphine releases IPO details, aims to raise £61 million

Seraphine releases IPO details, aims to raise £61 million

​Maternitywear specialist Seraphine has confirmed its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange and said the IPO should raise around £61 million.
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Indochino opens Nordstrom shop in shops

Indochino opens Nordstrom shop in shops

Indochino announced on Tuesday a long-term retail partnership with Nordstrom. 
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Authentic Brands acquires Izod, Arrow and Van Heusen from PVH

Authentic Brands acquires Izod, Arrow and Van Heusen from PVH

The owner of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein is focusing on its flagship labels and has sold its heritage brands for $220 million, in a deal that has made Authentic Brands (ABG) a specialist in formal American menswear. 
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AAFA honors Black In Fashion Council, Gabriela Hearst at 2021 Image Awards

AAFA honors Black In Fashion Council, Gabriela Hearst at 2021 Image Awards

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) named its 2021 Image Award honorees on Monday, celebrating fashion industry leaders. 
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Wolverine Worldwide names Brendan Hoffman next CEO

Wolverine Worldwide names Brendan Hoffman next CEO

Outdoor apparel and footwear group Wolverine Worldwide announced on Tuesday the appointment of Brendan Hoffman, as chief executive officer, effective at the end of the year. 
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Paris Fashion Week Men: Mash-up Instagram mode rules

Paris Fashion Week Men: Mash-up Instagram mode rules

Paris Fashion Week Men actually had two live runway shows on Wednesday, the second of the six-day season, as the fashion capital cautiously emerges from the lockdown.
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US consumers are looking for social fashion again, but dressing up has changed

US consumers are looking for social fashion again, but dressing up has changed

According to a new report from NPD, increases in sales of dresses and shapewear indicate that consumers are returning to social events, but the pandemic looks to have changed the way shoppers are approaching dressing up.
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Victoria Beckham’s rebirth and new strategy

Victoria Beckham’s rebirth and new strategy

Victoria Beckham unveiled her pre-spring collection this week in an important turning point for her fashion houses, as it represents her first unified collection in several years. 
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Milan Fashion Week in flux, awaiting September

Milan Fashion Week in flux, awaiting September

Milan Fashion Week Men ended on Tuesday with a sense of unfinished business. Nearly all shows were virtual and there was little buzz in the city, though designers conveyed unreserved optimism in their videos.
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Decathlon opens first store in Wales via Tesco concessions

Decathlon opens first store in Wales via Tesco concessions

​Decathlon UK is continuing to expand its presence across the country with its first Welsh store. It has opened a concession store near Cardiff after its online sales in Wales soared to almost £2.5million in 2020.
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