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Christophe Cuvillier is named SMCP chairman

Christophe Cuvillier is named SMCP chairman

​SMCP has named Christophe Cuvillier as Chairman of its board of directors following the change in the composition of that board decided at a meeting late last week.
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Australia's Frankie4 opens U.S. headquarters, debuts Seattle store

Australia's Frankie4 opens U.S. headquarters, debuts Seattle store

Australian fashion podiatric footwear company Frankie4 opened its official U.S. headquarters this month, coinciding with the launch of its first retail location in the region, opting for Seattle's Capitol Hill.
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The Bay appoints Alexander Meyer as chief customer officer

The Bay appoints Alexander Meyer as chief customer officer

In this role, Meyer will be responsible for the ongoing transformation of The Bay’s integrated marketing, media and customer success strategies. 
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Last day at Milan Menswear: JW Anderson, K-Way, 44 Group Label and Jet Set

Last day at Milan Menswear: JW Anderson, K-Way, 44 Group Label and Jet Set

One can never fault the Milanese for lacking energy. Italy might be engulfed in a political sudden crisis in Rome. But Milan still made an impressive fist of its four-day menswear season that ended on Monday.
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ASOS to support extra 25,000 UK jobs in next four years

ASOS to support extra 25,000 UK jobs in next four years

​ASOS is big and the online fashion retailer is expected to get much bigger in the next three-to-four years. That’s according to the firm’s first-ever economic impact report complied by Oxford Economics.
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Fashion, beauty saw Christmas surge - Virgin Money spending report

Fashion, beauty saw Christmas surge - Virgin Money spending report

​All dressed up and somewhere to go. Christmas 2021 was a season of a return to socialising, albeit on a slimmed-down scale compared to 2020’s restrictions. That meant consumers upped their spend on fashion and beauty.
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JD Sports links with Excel Esports gaming brand

JD Sports links with Excel Esports gaming brand

​JD Sports Fashion is turning its attention to esports, the booming international video games competition arena. The UK’s biggest athletic sportswear retailer has signed a commercial partnership deal with Excel Esports.
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SMCP ousts representatives of Shandong Ruyi from board

SMCP ousts representatives of Shandong Ruyi from board

SMCP’s shareholders met in a general meeting on Friday and dismissed the Chinese group’s representatives from the board. Christophe Chenut, Xavier Veret and Natalia Nicolaidis have been named in their place.
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Filippa K names Saint Laurent's Kessler as its creative chief

Filippa K names Saint Laurent's Kessler as its creative chief

​Swedish fashion house Filippa K has named Liisa Kessler as its new Creative Director. It’s a big move for the label as she succeeds brand founder Filippa Knutsson, who stepped away from the role as far back as 2019.
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Prada: Stasi chic on Hollywood hipsters

Prada: Stasi chic on Hollywood hipsters

A welcome return to ruddy health at Prada, where Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons unveiled their best menswear collection to date, worn by the city’s best cast, on a sunny Sunday in Milan.
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Etro: The apparel and the ecstasy

Etro: The apparel and the ecstasy

Nothing like a new management to liberate a venerable brand and unleash the potential of a talented designer. Which was very much the case on Sunday, when Kean Etro staged one of his snappiest collections for the house.
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Boohoo hands shares to 5,000 employees

Boohoo hands shares to 5,000 employees

Fast fashion giant Boohoo has handed shares to almost 5,000 of its workers as part of its commitment to “encouraging all employees to be shareholders in the business”.
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Tommy Jeans drops second collaboration with AAPE by A Bathing Ape

Tommy Jeans drops second collaboration with AAPE by A Bathing Ape

Tommy Jeans, a division of PVH-owned Tommy Hilfiger, launched on Friday a second collaboration collection with cult Japanese streetwear label AAPE by A Bathing Ape. 
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Dolce & Gabbana: Moda alla Machine Gun Kelly

Dolce & Gabbana: Moda alla Machine Gun Kelly

Right when you were thinking one could drown in all the laudable sustainable menswear on display in Milan, along comes Dolce & Gabbana to wake the whole city up with some moda alla Machine Gun Kelly on Saturday. 
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Milan Fashion Week: DSquared2 dreams of Deep North dandies

Milan Fashion Week: DSquared2 dreams of Deep North dandies

The brothers Caten returned to their Canadian roots this season with a DSquared2 collection ideal for Deep North dandies and hipster trappers presented Friday, the opening day of the Milan menswear season.
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India's Aditya Birla Fashion to buy 51% stake in House of Masaba

India's Aditya Birla Fashion to buy 51% stake in House of Masaba

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail said on Friday it would buy a 51% stake in House of Masaba Lifestyle for about 900 million rupees ($12.14 million), as it seeks to strengthen its presence in the fast growing segment.
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