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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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Luxury leather goods brand GRAF PARIS finds a home at Paris's Four Seasons Hotel

Luxury leather goods brand GRAF PARIS finds a home at Paris's Four Seasons Hotel

Luxury leather goods brand GRAF PARIS, designed by illustrious architect and decorator François-Joseph Graf, has opened a boutique within Paris's Four Seasons hotel. 
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Nona Source (LVMH) uses young designers to promote its circular model

Nona Source (LVMH) uses young designers to promote its circular model

Cecilie Bahnsen, Karoline Vitto, Nensi Dojaka and Victor Weinsanto are the first designers appointed as ambassadors by the LVMH group's dormant fabric resale site to promote more responsible fashion.
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TAG Heuer Bullring boutique will be first to feature its new creative concept

TAG Heuer Bullring boutique will be first to feature its new creative concept

Luxury watch brand TAG Heuer has big retail plans for Birmingham’s Hammerson-operated Bullring & Grand Central mall. It will become its first dedicated boutique in the city and its first creative design concept store.
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Luxury: heels and moccasins make a comeback after years of sneaker dominance

Luxury: heels and moccasins make a comeback after years of sneaker dominance

With the passion for trainers waning, luxury brands are revamping their offerings by expanding their formal shoe category with significantly higher prices, according to a study by Retviews by Lectra.
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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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Klarna unveils Paris Hilton as its global face

Klarna unveils Paris Hilton as its global face

​Klarna has unveiled Paris Hilton as its new global face with an upcoming campaign featuring the “Y2K icon” that’s been created in collaboration with Hilton’s next-gen media company, 11:11 Media.
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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.
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UK online sales weak in January, footwear is best performer in fashion

UK online sales weak in January, footwear is best performer in fashion

​Online retail has endured a couple of difficult years post-pandemic and January’s figures that have just come out show no signs of a change in the trend.
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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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Fashion clearance sales boost January UK retail, but consumers stay cautious

Fashion clearance sales boost January UK retail, but consumers stay cautious

January sales reports on Tuesday were far from buoyant, although the fashion sector continued to see growth, presumably boosted by easy comparisons, high inflation and clearance sales. 
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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.
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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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Hermes, NFT creator spar over 'MetaBirkins' in trademark trial

Hermes, NFT creator spar over 'MetaBirkins' in trademark trial

Hermes International SCA urged a U.S. jury on Monday to find that a creator of non-fungible tokens violated its trademark for Birkin bags, while lawyers for the "MetaBirkins" maker countered that the images were art.
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