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Prada appoints ESG experts Culpepper and Rugarli to board

Prada appoints ESG experts Culpepper and Rugarli to board

The shareholders' meeting of Prada appointed on Friday environmental, social and governance (ESG) experts Pamela Culpepper and Anna Maria Rugarli as independent non-executive directors to its board.
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Unique expo places Saint Laurent among Paris treasures

Unique expo places Saint Laurent among Paris treasures

Tucked away like Easter eggs in the most prestigious Paris museums, a unique commemoration of designer Yves Saint Laurent cements his status among the greats of French cultural history.
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Stella McCartney designs pantsuit for Minnie Mouse on Disneyland Paris anniversary

Stella McCartney designs pantsuit for Minnie Mouse on Disneyland Paris anniversary

​Stella McCartney has created a new look for Walt Disney’s Minnie Mouse as Disneyland Paris marks its 30th anniversary. For the celebration, she’ll be seen in a blue pantsuit.
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Elsewhere in Paris couture: Yuima Nakazato, Imane Ayissi and Aelis

Elsewhere in Paris couture: Yuima Nakazato, Imane Ayissi and Aelis

Paris couture remains a powerful magnate for experimental designers, as the final day witnessed collections from Yuima Nakazato of Japan, Imane Ayissi of Cameroon and Aelis of Italy.
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LVMH shares rise after luxury giant's Q4 sales growth accelerated

LVMH shares rise after luxury giant's Q4 sales growth accelerated

Shares in LVMH rose on Friday after the world's largest luxury goods conglomerate reported an acceleration in its fourth quarter sales growth.
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Farfetch buys Violet Grey ahead of deep dive into beauty later this year

Farfetch buys Violet Grey ahead of deep dive into beauty later this year

Luxe fashion e-tailer Farfetch has big beauty ambitions and is to launch the category on its marketplace this year. Ahead of that, it's buying Violet Grey, with the founder to play a key role in its wider beauty plans.
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Haute couture: Juana Martín’s revival and Yanina Couture’s rainbow explosion

Haute couture: Juana Martín’s revival and Yanina Couture’s rainbow explosion

The last day of Paris Haute Couture Week was reserved for two foreign designers: The flamenco-rocker aesthetic of Spanish designer, Juana Martín and the captivating colors of the Russian brand, Yanina Couture.
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Viktor & Rolf dress vampires in haute couture

Viktor & Rolf dress vampires in haute couture

The Dutch fashion brand’s gothic silhouettes looked directly out of a Dracula movie; the dark looks transforming the notion of fear into haute vouture splendor. 
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Swiss watch exports tick up to record level in 2021

Swiss watch exports tick up to record level in 2021

Swiss watch exports rebounded sharply in 2021, breaking the record set in 2014 by rising to nearly 22.3 billion Swiss francs ($24.1 billion, 21.5 billion euros), the industry federation announced Thursday.
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Ferragamo's sales grow 31.4% in 2021

Ferragamo's sales grow 31.4% in 2021

Sales at Italian luxury group Salvatore Ferragamo rose by 31.4% last year, in line with market expectations, although they are still far below pre-pandemic levels.
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The Frntal launches to support emerging fashion/design talent with NFT element

The Frntal launches to support emerging fashion/design talent with NFT element

​Next month will see the launch of The Frntal, a UK-based online retailer that’s also a platform for “representing and showcasing emerging creatives and pioneers in contemporary fashion and design".
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UK retail sales 'poor' in January, expect February weakness too - CBI

UK retail sales 'poor' in January, expect February weakness too - CBI

​January retail sales in the UK were deemed “poor” by retailers, with a net balance of -23% from -2% in December and dipping for the first time since September, according to the CBI’s latest Distributive Trades Survey. 
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Aeffe closes the 2021 financial year up 20%, yet failing to return to its pre-pandemic financial level

Aeffe closes the 2021 financial year up 20%, yet failing to return to its pre-pandemic financial level

The Italian fashion group reached €324.6 million in 2021 with double-digit growth in all geographical regions and points of sale, but still recorded a 7% decline over 2019. 
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Vuitton, Dior lead soaring sales at LVMH

Vuitton, Dior lead soaring sales at LVMH

French luxury goods group LVMH posted a 27% rise in comparable sales for the fourth quarter, breezing past market forecasts as consumers snapped up high-end fashion and accessories over the holiday season.
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Fendi: Roman Rationalism, complicated couture

Fendi: Roman Rationalism, complicated couture

Fendi staged its latest couture show inside the former home of the Paris Bourse on Thursday. But while its owner LVMH continues to flourish on the French stock market, Fendi did not enjoy a winning couture season.
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Hammerson happy with improving mall trade, footfall recovering

Hammerson happy with improving mall trade, footfall recovering

​Trading continues to improve for Hammerson, the commercial property giant said Thursday. It now expects FY21 adjusted earnings to range £75 million-£80 million, ahead of the minimum of £60 million previously expected.
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