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Harvey Nichols is latest big name to say no thanks to fur

Harvey Nichols is latest big name to say no thanks to fur

​Harvey Nichols has become the latest key fashion vendor to say it will go fur-free, joining other stores and brands that have made the move as campaign groups continue working to drive fur out of the fashion industry.
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Luxury giant LVMH sales rise 9% in fourth quarter

Luxury giant LVMH sales rise 9% in fourth quarter

Luxury goods group LVMH posted a 9% rise in sales in the fourth quarter as shoppers in Europe and the United States splurged over the crucial holiday season, helping to partly offset Covid disruptions in China.
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Clare Vivier on her next store opening and strategy for her brand Clare V.

Clare Vivier on her next store opening and strategy for her brand Clare V.

Los Angeles-based designer Clare Vivier will open her fourteenth Clare V.'s boutique in Washington D.C. at the end of spring. FashionNetwork.com sat down with her to talk about strategies and projects with her brand. 
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Tod's sales exceed 1 billion euros in 2022

Tod's sales exceed 1 billion euros in 2022

Sales at Tod's came just over 1 billion euros at current exchange rates last year, up 10% compared to pre-pandemic level, pushed by the strong growth of its main homonymous brand despite Covid curbs in China.
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Valentino’s 'Impossible Rendez Vous' between couture and clubbing

Valentino’s 'Impossible Rendez Vous' between couture and clubbing

Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli went back to the 80s for inspiration this season in couture, blending the euphoria of that decade with today’s greater sense of inclusivity.
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Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture by Haider Ackermann: More H than JP

Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture by Haider Ackermann: More H than JP

Lots of Haider and not a huge quantity of Jean Paul at Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture By Haider Ackermann, the fourth edition of the project of inviting other designers to create one-off Gaultier couture collections. 
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Prada's Lorenzo Bertelli sets out 'soft transition" to new leadership

Prada's Lorenzo Bertelli sets out 'soft transition" to new leadership

Italian fashion group Prada is hiring former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra to smooth the transition to the next generation of the family, Lorenzo Bertelli, son of Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli said on Tuesday.
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Georges Hobeika, Rahul Mishra and Giambattista Valli bring extravagance to Paris

Georges Hobeika, Rahul Mishra and Giambattista Valli bring extravagance to Paris

The first day of Paris Haute Couture Week kicked off in style with designs by Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika, Indian designer Rahul Mishra, and Italian couturier Giambattista Valli.
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Armani Privé: A Venetian Giorgio in equestrian Paris

Armani Privé: A Venetian Giorgio in equestrian Paris

A Venetian moment at Armani Privé, where the master of non-colors exploded into scores of rainbow hues in a couture collection set amid equestrian Paris.
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END. adds second womenswear store with category debut in Glasgow

END. adds second womenswear store with category debut in Glasgow

​High-end retailer END. is continuing its deeper dive into womenswear and has just added the category to its Glasgow flagship store.
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Fusalp, Axel Arigato open at Bicester Village

Fusalp, Axel Arigato open at Bicester Village

Fusalp has opened a pop-up at luxury off-price shopping destination Bicester Village, offering its specialist skiwear, while Axel Arigato has opened there and also launched a virtual shopping experience.
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Rains x Zellerfeld collab advances 3D footwear printing

Rains x Zellerfeld collab advances 3D footwear printing

​Scandi lifestyle brand Rains has linked up with printing tech specialist Zellerfeld to debut its first 3D-printed shoe. The “first-of-its-kind silhouette” mixes air with all the usual benefits of 3D-printed pieces.
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Gunther, Doublet, and Nahmias' streetwear takes over Paris Fashion Week

Gunther, Doublet, and Nahmias' streetwear takes over Paris Fashion Week

Throughout an entire weekend packed with men's fashion shows, Paris dedicated a special place in its fashion week to streetwear culture, inviting American, Japanese and Parisian brands.
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A glamorous Parisian's haute couture wardrobe goes up for auction at Christie's

A glamorous Parisian's haute couture wardrobe goes up for auction at Christie's

A wardrobe owned by a Parisian woman who rubbed elbows with Yves Saint Laurent and other famous French designers is up for online auction at Christie's as Haute Couture week kicks off in Paris.
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Capri names insider Cedric Wilmotte as CEO of Michael Kors

Capri names insider Cedric Wilmotte as CEO of Michael Kors

U.S. luxury group Capri Holdings Ltd on Monday named company veteran Cedric Wilmotte as the chief executive officer of its Michael Kors brand.
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Luxury giants bank on Chinese return as Western shoppers sober up

Luxury giants bank on Chinese return as Western shoppers sober up

The luxury industry is shifting its focus back to China, with hopes that its high-end spenders will once again splurge on designer goods during Lunar New Year festivities as Beijing relaxes Covid curbs after three years.
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