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Reports suggest UK shopping tourism booms as pound value drops

Reports suggest UK shopping tourism booms as pound value drops

​Anecdotal evidence suggests that while the plunging value of the pound may be bad news, it has an upside. American tourists are taking advantage of the situation to book shopping trips to the UK.
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Hermès opens new Madison Avenue store

Hermès opens new Madison Avenue store

Hermès opens its new flagship store at 706 Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side of New York City on Monday with a design that's meant to impress, make customers feel inspired and comfortable, and boost dwell time.
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Paris Fashion Week: Wanderlust took over the Leonard, Christian Wijnants, Giambattista Valli and Issey Miyake collections

Paris Fashion Week: Wanderlust took over the Leonard, Christian Wijnants, Giambattista Valli and Issey Miyake collections

Leonard, Christian Wijnants and Giambattista Valli caught the travel bug during Paris Fashion Week, while Issey Miyake paid a touching tribute to its founder, who passed away in August.
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Coperni breaks the Internet, Vivienne Westwood pays tribute to Paris

Coperni breaks the Internet, Vivienne Westwood pays tribute to Paris

Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer's firm made fashion history with a performance that included spraying on a dress on Bella Hadid's body. Meanwhile, Andreas Kronthaler celebrated his love for Paris.
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Paris Fashion Week weekend: Balenciaga, Valentino, Akris, Elie Saab and Givenchy

Paris Fashion Week weekend: Balenciaga, Valentino, Akris, Elie Saab and Givenchy

Paris Fashion Week weekend: returning warriors from Balenciaga; 'Unboxing' at Valentino; a centennial celebration at Akris; rocker romanticism at Elie Saab, and fashion fiasco at Givenchy
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PFW: Christian Louboutin looks to dance, Bruno Frisoni further develops relaunched namesake brand

PFW: Christian Louboutin looks to dance, Bruno Frisoni further develops relaunched namesake brand

The two footwear designers have influenced shoemaking for the last two decades and continue to steer the conversation. 
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Made in Madrid: The Spanish tailors outfitting world cinema

Made in Madrid: The Spanish tailors outfitting world cinema

With a vast wardrobe catering to everything from "House of the Dragon" to "The Crown", Spain's Peris Costumes has carved out a well-tailored niche for itself, renting costumes to producers across the globe.
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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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Paris: Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin promise a torrid summer

Paris: Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin promise a torrid summer

Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin turned up the heat on the Parisian catwalks. On the fourth day of the women's ready-to-wear shows, they showed collections designed for a very hot and sexy summer. 
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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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Manolo Blahnik enjoys record year as e-tail booms, US grows

Manolo Blahnik enjoys record year as e-tail booms, US grows

​Following its 50th anniversary last year, luxury shoe and accessories company Manolo Blahnik has just announced that it enjoyed record results in 2021.
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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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