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The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models.
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Reliance Brands takes 40% stake in Manish Malhotra

Reliance Brands takes 40% stake in Manish Malhotra

Indian retail giant Reliance Brands Ltd (RBL) and designer Manish Malhotra have announced a strategic partnership to acquire a 40 percent stake in Malhotra's MM Styles Private Limited.
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Saks Off 5th increases minimum wage

Saks Off 5th increases minimum wage

As retailers continue to deal with a national labor shortage, the off-price luxury destination has announced that it has increased the minimum wage for all its hourly associates in North America to $15 per hour.
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Italian fashion group OTB joins LVMH-led blockchain platform

Italian fashion group OTB joins LVMH-led blockchain platform

Italian fashion group OTB has joined a consortium formed by luxury goods heavyweights LVMH, Prada and Cartier that uses blockchain technology to trace the origin of high-end products to fight counterfeiting.
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Haeres Capital hires operating partner to set up luxury division

Haeres Capital hires operating partner to set up luxury division

The Swiss private equity firm, owner of Borsalino, has hired a new operating partner, Jérôme Macario, a corporate finance specialist who has worked at Kering, with the aim of investing in luxury brands.
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Vuitton publishes Louis Vuitton: L’Audacieux, on the life of its founder

Vuitton publishes Louis Vuitton: L’Audacieux, on the life of its founder

Louis Vuitton, the label, is instantly recognizable to the majority of people as one of the most successful luxury brands in the world. But what about Louis Vuitton, the person? 
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Cocoon launches first-ever pop-up at Harvey Nichols

Cocoon launches first-ever pop-up at Harvey Nichols

​Luxury handbag subscription rental service Cocoon has announced its first ever pop-up shop with a debut at Harvey Nichols in London’s Knightsbridge. 
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Blow to retail as business rates reform is delayed

Blow to retail as business rates reform is delayed

Hard-pressed fashion retailers awaiting government plans for a major shake-up in  business rates will have to wait. A call from 40 trade associations for the overhaul to be included in upcoming Budget have been dashed.
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Calvin Klein signs permanently at London Designer Outlet

Calvin Klein signs permanently at London Designer Outlet

​London Designer Outlet (LDO) is firing on all cylinders. The north London shopping centre has been given another major boost with news Calvin Klein is set to open a permanent store following the success of its pop-up. 
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Miss Dior exhibition opens in Monsieur’s Provençal chateau

Miss Dior exhibition opens in Monsieur’s Provençal chateau

Parfums Christian Dior has opened the Miss Dior Exhibition 12 Women Artists featuring interpretations of the fragrance in Monsieur Dior’s Chateau de la Colle Noire, opening it for the first time to the general public.
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Leather goods label Lancel reports 36.4% H1 sales rise

Leather goods label Lancel reports 36.4% H1 sales rise

In H1 of the 2021-22 fiscal year, closed on September 30, French leather goods label Lancel saw its sales increase by 36.4%, driven by strong performances across all its distribution channels.
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Chanel’s Métiers d'Art collection show to be staged in the Parisian home of fashion craft skills

Chanel’s Métiers d'Art collection show to be staged in the Parisian home of fashion craft skills

Chanel is set to pay a vibrant tribute to all the skilled seamstresses and artisans who add splendour to its creations at the presentation of its 2021-22 Métiers d'Art collection.
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The big office comeback sees beige, oversized blazers, chunky loafers as key

The big office comeback sees beige, oversized blazers, chunky loafers as key

​There's been a debate around whether consumers will return to traditional office clothing after having worked from home in comfy loungewear, and current shop and search behaviour is giving us plenty of clues. 
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UK e-tail warehouse space in short supply, prices rise

UK e-tail warehouse space in short supply, prices rise

​Problems with the UK supply chain continue to mount. This time it’s a shortage of warehousing space as the boom in online shopping forces retailers to open bigger distribution centres.
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Moncler celebrates winter and human connections in AW21 campaign

Moncler celebrates winter and human connections in AW21 campaign

​Moncler is on a roll at the moment and with winter approaching and the world opening up for travel again, it has launched a campaign to capitalise on pent-up demand for its upscale outdoor clothing.
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Loro Piana drops first-ever collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara

Loro Piana drops first-ever collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara

Loro Piana has unveiled its very first collaboration. The Italian label has chosen to work with Japanese artist Hiroshi Fujiwara, who has incorporated the label’s design codes into a unisex streetwear capsule collection.
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