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Luxe site Cudoni secures £4.6m investor backing to support UK, overseas expansion

Luxe site Cudoni secures £4.6m investor backing to support UK, overseas expansion

​Premium online fashion platform Cudoni has secured £4.6 million backing from key international investors, claiming the amount is the largest ever raised for investment within a UK fashion resale business.
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Flannels plans 17-store opening spree as latest luxury unit debuts in Birmingham

Flannels plans 17-store opening spree as latest luxury unit debuts in Birmingham

​With more and more UK fashion store closures hitting the headlines, it’s refreshing news that Frasers Group’s luxury banner Flannels is continuing to open new stores as part of a major investment plan.
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Hedi Slimane reimagines his classic woman for Celine

Hedi Slimane reimagines his classic woman for Celine

Filmed in a Monaco stadium, Hedi Slimane unveiled his spring/ summer 2021 collection for Celine with a runway show that mixed bourgeoise-style silhouettes with sporty, casual looks straight out of American campuses.
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Compare Ethics raises funding to help identify sustainable businesses

Compare Ethics raises funding to help identify sustainable businesses

The ​London start-up has raised £0.5m “to power sustainable product verification” at a strong time for its business model after supply chain scandals and as consumers aim to buy more ethical and sustainable products.
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Canali opens New Bond Street flagship store at prime site

Canali opens New Bond Street flagship store at prime site

​Luxe label Canali has opened its new flagship on the corner of New Bond Street and Brook Street. The opening coincides with its 85th anniversary with Canali saying it “marks an exciting new chapter for the brand”. 
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Raf Simons unveils first womenswear collection

Raf Simons unveils first womenswear collection

The Belgian designer is taking his brand into women's fashion with a collection balancing minimalism with futuristic and psychedelic touches, as revealed alongside his latest menswear pieces in a moody, unsettling film.
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The Met to launch new costume exhibit

The Met to launch new costume exhibit

The Met is set to launch a new exhibit on Thursday, which will commemorate its 150th anniversary via Henri Bergson's concept of la durée (duration).
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Tiffany gets EU antitrust approval for LVMH deal

Tiffany gets EU antitrust approval for LVMH deal

Tiffany & Co has received regulatory approvals from the European Commission for its $16 billion (12.29 billion pounds) acquisition by French luxury goods group LVMH, the U.S. jeweler said on Monday. 
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Luxury goods consumption redefined by Covid-19

Luxury goods consumption redefined by Covid-19

Luxury shopping in the post-Covid era is seen again as an exclusive gratification, a localised, digital and sensorial experience through authentic, high-added-value products, according to market research firm Ipsos.
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Vivienne Westwood and Eastpak in first-ever link to support oceans

Vivienne Westwood and Eastpak in first-ever link to support oceans

​Vivienne Westwood has joined up with bags and luggage specialist Eastpak to “make a stand to save our oceans” in a first-time collaboration for the two.
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UK footfall dips again, retailers can only dream of 2019-style crowded stores

UK footfall dips again, retailers can only dream of 2019-style crowded stores

​UK footfall to retail destinations continues to decline as coronavirus restrictions ranging from the fairly mild to almost-full lockdowns disrupt consumers shopping trips.
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Connor Owens is new head of Hammerson's Irish ops

Connor Owens is new head of Hammerson's Irish ops

​Property giant Hammerson has named Connor Owens as its new Director of Ireland, heading up its business in the Republic and leading the operation across a portfolio that includes Dundrum Town Centre.
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Frasers' Mike Ashley is latest name linked to Jaeger bid

Frasers' Mike Ashley is latest name linked to Jaeger bid

Frasers Group is continuing its acquisition spree among distressed brands in the UK and while it’s reported to be interested in Debenhams, the company is also said to be looking at Jaeger, Austin Reed and Jacques Vert.
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Debenhams suitors get three-day deadline to make firm bids

Debenhams suitors get three-day deadline to make firm bids

​The fate of Debenhams and the 12,000 jobs of its staff are likely to be decided this week as potential new owners have been given a three-day deadline to make a bid.
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Hut Group powers ahead in Q3, all business units are strong

Hut Group powers ahead in Q3, all business units are strong

​The Hut Group has rarely been out of the news in recent months and on Monday it made headlines again as it announced a third-quarter trading update that showed its business continues to go from strength to strength.
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Amsterdam brand Daily Paper opens first international store in New York

Amsterdam brand Daily Paper opens first international store in New York

Opened on October 24, the NYC flagship is located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and marks Daily Paper's first permanent retail space outside of Amsterdam.
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