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Karl Lagerfeld to get major retrospective at New York Met

Karl Lagerfeld to get major retrospective at New York Met

The late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld will be the subject of a major retrospective at the New York Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute in May, Vogue boss Anna Wintour said Friday.
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Haider Ackermann to design next Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection

Haider Ackermann to design next Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection

Haider Ackermann will design the next Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection, to be presented next January during the Paris Haute Couture season. He will follow Olivier Theyskens. 
Fashion
BFC's delayed London Fashion Week mega celebration to start on 6 October

BFC's delayed London Fashion Week mega celebration to start on 6 October

​With LFW’s celebratory angle having been on hold due to the death of the Queen in September, the British Fashion Council has now unveiled a “city-wide celebration” that’s set to kick off on 6 October.
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Hermès opens Madison Avenue flagship

Hermès opens Madison Avenue flagship

Hermès announced on Thursday the opening of its new Madison Avenue flagship, as the French luxury brands ramps up its retail offering in New York City.
Luxury
Paris Fashion Week: Chloé, Rick Owens and Acne Studios

Paris Fashion Week: Chloé, Rick Owens and Acne Studios

Three designers with powerful yet diverse vistas staged striking shows in Paris, testifying to the city's status as fashion’s highest plateau. Chloé by Gabriela Hearst; Rick Owens and Acne Studios by Jonny Johansson.  
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Robert Triefus named new managing director of Gucci Vault and Metaverse Ventures

Robert Triefus named new managing director of Gucci Vault and Metaverse Ventures

Gucci has announced on Thursday September 29, 2022 the appointment of its new managing director of Gucci Vault and Metaverse Ventures, Robert Triefus, who will take up his post on November 1.
Luxury
In Paris, the anthem of joy by Dries Van Noten, Anrealage and Rochas

In Paris, the anthem of joy by Dries Van Noten, Anrealage and Rochas

While the planet is slipping towards a dark future, fashion designers want to believe in a better tomorrow. Like Dries Van Noten's bright, flowery fashion, Anrealage's virtuoso and Rochas's joyful fashion.
Luxury
French fashion giant LVMH announces bonus payment to help staff tackle inflation pressures

French fashion giant LVMH announces bonus payment to help staff tackle inflation pressures

French fashion giant LVMH announced a bonus payment for staff to help them cope with inflationary pressures, joining a growing list of blue-chip French companies which have announced similar bonuses for workers.
Luxury
Fashion tech app start-up Seamm gets $1.7m in funding

Fashion tech app start-up Seamm gets $1.7m in funding

Seamm, a start-up digitising fashion goods for virtual worlds, has raised $1.7 million in funding “to scale go-to-market activities, attract and hire top talent, and accelerate the development of its platform”.
Fashion
After investment drive, Open For Vintage raises €1.25m

After investment drive, Open For Vintage raises €1.25m

Pre-loved luxury designer goods etailer Open For Vintage is set to grow with new backing supporting its bid to take advantage of a booming high-end resale market. It has raised €1.25 million (£1.13 million).
Luxury
GPE upbeat on key London commercial property leasing

GPE upbeat on key London commercial property leasing

Major London commercial property landlord GPE reported strong leasing activity during in its first half as demand for key capital spaces continues to attract retailers.
Fashion
Fashion is sixth-most-polluting industry globally - report

Fashion is sixth-most-polluting industry globally - report

​A new report has called out fashion as one of the world's most polluting industries, despite efforts to be more sustainable and planet-friendly.
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Browns East closes with Brook Street in West End now the main focus

Browns East closes with Brook Street in West End now the main focus

​Browns has closed its much-talked-about Browns East branch in Shoreditch with the retailer saying the branch had originally been planned as a pop-up in 2017, but “was so successful that we stayed the course for longer”.
Luxury
Balenciaga moves to new premises in Paris

Balenciaga moves to new premises in Paris

The Spanish label is getting stronger. The proof is that the Kering group is moving the brand into new parisien premises, at 16-18 rue Vaneau, in the 7th arrondissement, covering almost 4,000 square meters, FashionNetwork.com has learned.
Luxury
In Paris, the spotlight is on young designers with Victoria/Tomas, Botter and Mame Kurogouchi

In Paris, the spotlight is on young designers with Victoria/Tomas, Botter and Mame Kurogouchi

Beautiful collections marked the second day of the Paris shows on Tuesday, with Victoria/Tomas celebrating its 10th anniversary, Botter showing its ecological commitment and Mame Kurogouchi promoting Japanese know-how.
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Labour pledge to abolish business rates questioned by property specialist

Labour pledge to abolish business rates questioned by property specialist

As Labour surges in the UK polls, it’s clearly scenting opportunity in areas the Conservatives haven’t fully addresses and has pledged to abolish business rates and introduce initiatives to ‘save the high street’.
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