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London Fashion Week day four: Hats off to Lulu Kennedy

London Fashion Week day four: Hats off to Lulu Kennedy

It felt a little like a repeat season in London this Sunday, with a series of largely digital displays where many designers actually repackaged collections they had shown in January or February.
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Simone Rocha: Hand-embroidered castles in Hauser & Wirth

Simone Rocha: Hand-embroidered castles in Hauser & Wirth

Leave it to Simone Rocha to present the most brilliant collection this weekend at London Fashion Week: high ethereal romanticism located somewhere between Jane Austen and Catherine de' Medici.
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London Fashion Week day three: Messages, not just more mode

London Fashion Week day three: Messages, not just more mode

An almost completely digital day at London Fashion Week on day three this Saturday, marked by multiple energetic videos and political messages and the almost complete absence of actual runway models.
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LVMH says submits disputed Tiffany takeover for EU clearance

LVMH says submits disputed Tiffany takeover for EU clearance

LVMH said it had submitted its takeover of Tiffany, which is now at the centre of a legal dispute between the two groups, for EU approval as it seeks to counter accusations that it stalled antitrust proceedings.
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Roberto Cavalli CEO Gian Giacomo Ferraris to step down before end of 2020

Roberto Cavalli CEO Gian Giacomo Ferraris to step down before end of 2020

The CEO, who has led the Tuscan brand since 2016, is stepping down from his role, but will remain at the company for a transition period lasting until the end of the year.
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In row with Tiffany, LVMH may find that most sales are final

In row with Tiffany, LVMH may find that most sales are final

France's LVMH faces an uphill battle in walking away from its $16 billion deal to buy U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co, with legal experts noting most mergers which end up in court are renegotiated rather than dissolved.
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Edward Crutchley’s Yakuza wives confirm him as a truly major talent

Edward Crutchley’s Yakuza wives confirm him as a truly major talent

Few designers in London today pack as much punch and panache as Edward Crutchley, whose latest collection was an ode to a beautifully histrionic Yakuza gangster film, and all the better for that.
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'Local' London destinations almost back to full health but West End slumbers

'Local' London destinations almost back to full health but West End slumbers

​Footfall to London’s West End remain down by around half year-on-year even though visitor traffic to more ‘local’ London retail destinations is on its way to a full recovery.
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Regent Street landlord Crown Estate hangs on to cash to survive the pandemic

Regent Street landlord Crown Estate hangs on to cash to survive the pandemic

​The Crown Estate, like other major landlords, is aiming to conserve as much cash as it possibly can and has delayed the payment of its annual income to the Treasury in the face of a shortfall in rent payments.
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Roland Mouret debut on Amazon's luxury platform

Roland Mouret debut on Amazon's luxury platform

As Amazon launches into luxury fashion and the debate rages about whether that’s a good thing or not, one major London name is backing the move.
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Rent the Runway cuts unlimited membership plan

Rent the Runway cuts unlimited membership plan

The designer clothing rental service has announced that it is discontinuing its unlimited membership in favor of a new pricing structure allowing subscribers to rent four, eight or 16 pieces a month.
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On its final day, NYFW fuses fun and activism

On its final day, NYFW fuses fun and activism

The final day of this New York fashion season concluded with a surprise collaboration between Christian Cowan and Lil Nas X, a voter registration campaign from Tanya Taylor, and a backyard party from Christian Siriano.
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LVMH, Tiffany wrangle over court dates after acquisition turns sour

LVMH, Tiffany wrangle over court dates after acquisition turns sour

LVMH tried on Thursday to block an attempt by Tiffany to fast-track legal proceedings in the United States to force the French luxury group to honor an acquisition deal agreed last year.
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Hard-edged, performance-art chic by Burberry opens London Fashion Week

Hard-edged, performance-art chic by Burberry opens London Fashion Week

Hard-edged chic at Burberry; where a cool cult met for an alternative ceremony inside a soaring forest, in a work of performance art created by Anne Imhof and unveiled Thursday lunchtime, opening London Fashion Week.
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Westfield owner boosts finances, says sales and footfall improve

Westfield owner boosts finances, says sales and footfall improve

The French shopping centres giant has updated on footfall, sales and rent collections, as well as announcing a plan to “strengthen its balance sheet and increase financial flexibility to execute its long-term strategy”.
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Erykah Badu and Bella Hadid 'host' Burberry fashion show

Erykah Badu and Bella Hadid 'host' Burberry fashion show

Burberry has announced more details about its Thursday SS21 fashion show that is being livestreamed via Twitch as a way to create an impactful event in the era of social distancing. 
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