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Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear witnessed two contrasting visions on Sunday: Thom Browne posh demi-cross dressing in wool bouclé, and Hedi Slimane’s retro rocker statement amid thousands of millennial teeny boppers.
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Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Menswear’s two most defiantly artistic designers – Craig Green and Jonathan Anderson – began Saturday with two strikingly unique visions in Paris, before Hermès presented a salutary lesson in nonchalant chic.
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Paris Fashion Week opens with Egonlab, Taakk, Etudes

Paris Fashion Week opens with Egonlab, Taakk, Etudes

Paris Fashion Week Men's opened on Tuesday with interesting collections by Egonlab, Taakk and Etudes, giving a foretaste of what looks like an extremely promising programme.
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Walter Van Beirendonck, LGN, Y/Project: When fashion runs riot

Walter Van Beirendonck, LGN, Y/Project: When fashion runs riot

On Wednesday, the three labels closed the second day of Paris Fashion Week Men's with panache, each broadcasting their message loudly and clearly.
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Ferragamo opens concept store in SoHo

Ferragamo opens concept store in SoHo

Salvatore Ferragamo is set to open on Friday a concept store in SoHo designed to offer a new retail experience and creative hub. 
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Louis Vuitton to open dedicated men’s store in Beverly Hills

Louis Vuitton to open dedicated men’s store in Beverly Hills

On July 14, Louis Vuitton will open its newest freestanding store dedicated to the men’s universe on Rodeo Drive. Ready-to-wear, accessories, publishing, iconic trunks and Objets Nomades will be presented.  
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AZ Factory opens triple Amigo pop-up in Marais

AZ Factory opens triple Amigo pop-up in Marais

A triple-header at AZ Factory, where the brand unveiled the first looks by its three “amigos” inside a Marais pop-up, each of whom subtly channeled elements of founder Alber Elbaz’s oeuvre.
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Paris Menswear Thursday: Louis Vuitton and Rick Owens

Paris Menswear Thursday: Louis Vuitton and Rick Owens

Paris will always be a city of contrasting ideas. Like this Thursday, where luxury brand Louis Vuitton blended French romanticism with hip hop, as Californian-born Rick Owens sought inspiration from Ancient Egypt.
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Chanel presents its next Métiers d'Art collection in Dakar

Chanel presents its next Métiers d'Art collection in Dakar

The French luxury fashion house is back to traveling far and wide and will hold its next Métiers d'Art 2022/23 show in the Senegalese capital on December 6.
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Flannels "biggest investment yet" opens in Liverpool

Flannels "biggest investment yet" opens in Liverpool

​It’s “revolutionary" and “groundbreaking” and becomes the retailer’s biggest investment yet. That’s the latest Flannels store that has just opened in Liverpool.
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With Dior, Louis Vuitton and Cheval Blanc, Rodeo Drive begins its transformation

With Dior, Louis Vuitton and Cheval Blanc, Rodeo Drive begins its transformation

Rodeo Drive has been under construction for a few months. A metamorphosis is underway and will soon see new shops open including stores from Dior, Louis Vuitton and Cheval Blanc.
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END has new CEO as Parker Gundersen takes the helm

END has new CEO as Parker Gundersen takes the helm

​Luxury UK-based retailer END has named a new CEO as its founders move on from direct control of the business and it works on the “next phase” of its evolution.
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JD Sports powers ahead as UK and US are strong, but Europe less buoyant

JD Sports powers ahead as UK and US are strong, but Europe less buoyant

JD Sports fashion had good news on Wednesday as it reported results for the year to 29 January. Revenue rose to £8.563 billion from £6.167 billion with gross profit edging up and pre-tax profit soaring.
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Frasers Group increase stake in Hugo Boss again

Frasers Group increase stake in Hugo Boss again

​Frasers Group said on Wednesday that it has once again increased its holding in German luxury fashion giant Hugo Boss. The company now – either directly or indirectly – controls more than 30% of the firm’s stock. 
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UK’s Sknups raises $3.5 mn; partners with Dolce&Gabbana

UK’s Sknups raises $3.5 mn; partners with Dolce&Gabbana

Sknups, a UK digital collectibles platform for fashion and beauty creators in the metaverse, has raised $3.5 million in pre-seed funding from fashion and web3 innovators.
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Bally names Sisouk to new digital chief role

Bally names Sisouk to new digital chief role

​Bally has a new chief digital officer with Nathalie Sisouk taking the role at the Swiss luxury brand. The new position comes with a seat on the executive committee, with Sisouk tasked to drive the firm's digital agenda.
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