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Roger Vivier and Delvaux explore heritage for Spring 2023

Roger Vivier and Delvaux explore heritage for Spring 2023

Two maisons steeped in traditional up the ante on the typical accessories' presentations. 
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Paris Fashion Week: Loewe, Victoria Beckham, Yohji Yamamoto and Schiaparelli

Paris Fashion Week: Loewe, Victoria Beckham, Yohji Yamamoto and Schiaparelli

A magnificent show by a Northern Irishman; an impressive debut by a UK star; poetic fashion from a Japanese veteran and a homages to an American. Displays by four foreigner designers made Paris seem uber international.
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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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Balmain shows sensual collection with surprise guest Cher

Balmain shows sensual collection with surprise guest Cher

On Wednesday, Balmain once again staged a vibrant Paris Fashion Week event to present its Spring/Summer 2023 collection. Cher closed the show that was packed with asymmetrical dresses and sensual lines.
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Zenith opens first UK boutique at Watches of Switzerland, Regent Street

Zenith opens first UK boutique at Watches of Switzerland, Regent Street

A “milestone moment for Zenith” is how the Swiss watch company describes its tie-up with Watches of Switzerland for its first UK boutique, now open in the Calibre Room at WoS’s flagship Regent Street showroom. 
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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 Rousteing. 
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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.
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The cool and contemporary collections of Dawei, Shang Xia and Gauchere in Paris

The cool and contemporary collections of Dawei, Shang Xia and Gauchere in Paris

On Thursday, Paris Fashion Week unveiled a series of cool Spring/Summer 2023 collections that were simple yet effective, such as those designed by Dawei, Shang Xia and Gauchère.
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Jott to pass the 200 store-mark worldwide

Jott to pass the 200 store-mark worldwide

The French down jacket brand, taken over by L Catterton in 2021, claims to have doubled its sales in two years and is opening a flagship store in London in November. In France, it will have opened 35 new shops in 2022.
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From Vaquera's American dream to Pressiat's Marilyn Monroes in Paris

From Vaquera's American dream to Pressiat's Marilyn Monroes in Paris

The two emerging brands presented their avant-garde reinterpretations of mainstream American iconography and classic Hollywood style, offering a contemporary and genderless wardrobe.
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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).
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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”.
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Paris Fashion Week: Courrèges, 3.Paradis, Koché and Undercover

Paris Fashion Week: Courrèges, 3.Paradis, Koché and Undercover

Paris Fashion Week is all about seeing independent designers, like Christelle Kocher at Koché, Emeric Tchatchoua at 3.Paradis and Jun Takahashi at Undercover. Even if the best show was Nicolas Di Felice for Courrèges.
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Prisma Media to launch French edition of Harper's Bazaar in March

Prisma Media to launch French edition of Harper's Bazaar in March

Prisma Media, France’s leading magazine publishing group, will launch the French edition of U.S women's fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar next March, as the group announced in a press release on Tuesday.
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Burberry creative chief Tisci to exit, Daniel Lee takes the design reins

Burberry creative chief Tisci to exit, Daniel Lee takes the design reins

Burberry has delivered what would have been a bombshell announcement had it not been rumoured for some time — Riccardo Tisci will be stepping down as Chief Creative Officer. And his replacement? Step forward Daniel Lee.
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Chinese snap up used Rolexes, Birkins to satisfy luxury cravings amid slowdown

Chinese snap up used Rolexes, Birkins to satisfy luxury cravings amid slowdown

China's coronavirus-driven economic slowdown is proving to be a boon for Zhu Tainiqi, the Shanghai-based founder of second-hand luxury goods marketplace ZZER, who is now scouting for shop space to expand the business.
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