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Matchesfashion names John Mooney its creative director

Matchesfashion names John Mooney its creative director

​Luxury retailer Matchesfashion has continued to boost its top team, and has named a new executive creative director, finding him – like current Matches CEO Nick Beighton – among the ranks of ASOS execs.
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Frasers Group to make shopping centre investments - report

Frasers Group to make shopping centre investments - report

​Ever-acquisitive Frasers Group is back in the news. This time its focus is on buying shopping centres rather than its appetite for individual retail brands, reportedly lining up to buy two urban centres for £100m.
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China's luxury market shrank 10% in 2022 -Bain

China's luxury market shrank 10% in 2022 -Bain

China's luxury market contracted 10% in 2022 on the year, snapping a five-year streak of high growth, as Beijing's zero-COVID policy and a slowing economy hit spending, Bain & Company said in a report on Tuesday.
Luxury
Me+Em opens at Battersea Power Station

Me+Em opens at Battersea Power Station

​Me+Em is the latest fashion name to open a store in the prestigious Battersea Power Station mall that opened last autumn.
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Hush names Coach's Melissa Dick as new creative chief

Hush names Coach's Melissa Dick as new creative chief

Womenswear and lifestyle brand Hush has named Melissa Dick as its new Chief Creative Officer. She joins from Tapestry’s Coach brand, where she spent five years and was VP Global Head of Creative Strategy & Studio. 
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Max Mara to stage next cruise show in Stockholm

Max Mara to stage next cruise show in Stockholm

Max Mara is to stage its next cruise show this summer in Stockholm, the latest location for the brand’s peripatetic journey with its resort collections.
Luxury
Calvin Klein taps Troye Sivan for Pride 2023 campaign

Calvin Klein taps Troye Sivan for Pride 2023 campaign

U.S. fashion brand Calvin Klein announced this week a new Pride 2023 collection and campaign starring Australian pop singer Troye Sivan, as well as Nathan McGuire and Manahou Mackay.
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Rhude returns to Los Angeles for its fall 2023 collection

Rhude returns to Los Angeles for its fall 2023 collection

Rhuigi Villasenor, founder of Rhude's brand, and also creative director of the Swiss house Bally, presented last Friday, his brand's next fall/winter collection in Los Angeles -- a leathery and streetwear atmosphere. 
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Barbour forced to raise prices

Barbour forced to raise prices

Upscale outdoor fashion brand Barbour said that despite continuing to enjoy “buoyant” sales it has been forced to raise prices as production costs escalate and the slowdown in consumer spending starts to bite.
Luxury
Men's fashion: the ten trends for autumn-winter 2023/24

Men's fashion: the ten trends for autumn-winter 2023/24

The men's collections for next winter seen in Florence, Milan and Paris confirm the return to formality, but revisited and inventive, with an elongated and relaxed silhouette, playing with volumes and textures.
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Burberry reveals Daniel Lee's "first creative expression" for label

Burberry reveals Daniel Lee's "first creative expression" for label

​The Burberry show at London Fashion Week is set to be the hottest ticket in town as the industry gets to see what new creative director Daniel Lee has up his sleeve. But first it's released a taster campaign.
Luxury
Hugo unveils "daring and defiant" SS23 campaign

Hugo unveils "daring and defiant" SS23 campaign

​Hugo Boss has unveiled the SS23 campaign for its Hugo label saying “individuality, attitude and breaking the rules – Hugo takes this anthem to new altitudes in the brand’s most daring and defiant campaign yet”.
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Affluent Gen-Zers are actively more eco-conscious when buying fashion - report

Affluent Gen-Zers are actively more eco-conscious when buying fashion - report

​Brands ignore environment, social and governance (ESG) issues at their peril with Gen Z’s fashion choices now being increasingly divine by a label’s ESG stance.
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Moncler Genius collaborators to include Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Mercedes-Benz

Moncler Genius collaborators to include Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Mercedes-Benz

​We’re used to the big-name luxe designers that Moncler works with for its Genius offer. But for 2023 it had said it will be taking a new approach. And now the names of its latest collaborators have been revealed. 
Luxury
Grammys red carpet: bold colors, basic black, bling

Grammys red carpet: bold colors, basic black, bling

Music's brightest stars on Sunday brought their fashion A-game to the Grammys red carpet, strutting their stuff in bold colors, slinky styles, major bling and barely-there gowns.
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Adidas by Stella McCartney kicks-off Grammy weekend festivities with A-List, young Hollywood crowd bash

Adidas by Stella McCartney kicks-off Grammy weekend festivities with A-List, young Hollywood crowd bash

The designer used the occasion to show her spring/summer 2023 collection, which marks 18 years with the German sports giant.
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