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Paris Fashion Week: Loewe, Victoria Beckham, Yohji Yamamoto and Schiaparelli

Paris Fashion Week: Loewe, Victoria Beckham, Yohji Yamamoto and Schiaparelli

A magnificent show by a Northern Irishman; an impressive debut by a UK star; poetic fashion from a Japanese veteran and a homages to an American. Displays by four foreigner designers made Paris seem uber international.
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Paris: Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin promise a torrid summer

Paris: Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin promise a torrid summer

Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin turned up the heat on the Parisian catwalks. On the fourth day of the women's ready-to-wear shows, they showed collections designed for a very hot and sexy summer. 
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Joules says progress being made, no specific comment on CVA reports

Joules says progress being made, no specific comment on CVA reports

Under-pressure retailer Joules on Friday responded to press reports that it’s considering a CVA with a stock exchange statement that neither confirmed nor denied the news.
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Haider Ackermann to design next Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection

Haider Ackermann to design next Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection

Haider Ackermann will design the next Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection, to be presented next January during the Paris Haute Couture season. He will follow Olivier Rousteing. 
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Lycra Company collaborates with Qore to make Lycra more eco

Lycra Company collaborates with Qore to make Lycra more eco

​The Lycra Company has entered into an agreement that has a more sustainable future for the fibre at its heart.
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George at Asda launches Tan France edit

George at Asda launches Tan France edit

​Celebrity stylists are guaranteed hits when it comes to endorsing fashion ranges so it should be good news for supermarket line George at Asda that it has signed up Tan France for a series of exclusive edits.
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BFC's delayed London Fashion Week mega celebration to start on 6 October

BFC's delayed London Fashion Week mega celebration to start on 6 October

​With LFW’s celebratory angle having been on hold due to the death of the Queen in September, the British Fashion Council has now unveiled a “city-wide celebration” that’s set to kick off on 6 October.
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JD Sports deepens Nike ties with first European 'Connected Partnership'

JD Sports deepens Nike ties with first European 'Connected Partnership'

​JD Sports had big news to end the week with the UK’s biggest sports retailer (and major global name) announcing that it’s been selected as Nike's first UK partner for its Connected Partnership programme.
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Joules 'explores CVA' option - report

Joules 'explores CVA' option - report

​Struggling Joules is reportedly exploring options for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) as it seeks to cut its costs and stave off a collapse following the termination of talks for Next to take a stake in the firm.
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ASOS unveils reborn Topshop, Topman as key part of international strategy

ASOS unveils reborn Topshop, Topman as key part of international strategy

​ASOS on Thursday announced a “bold new visual identity” for its Topshop and Topman brands that features on the standalone digital shopfront on its webstore.
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Fashion tech app start-up Seamm gets $1.7m in funding

Fashion tech app start-up Seamm gets $1.7m in funding

Seamm, a start-up digitising fashion goods for virtual worlds, has raised $1.7 million in funding “to scale go-to-market activities, attract and hire top talent, and accelerate the development of its platform”.
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GPE upbeat on key London commercial property leasing

GPE upbeat on key London commercial property leasing

Major London commercial property landlord GPE reported strong leasing activity during in its first half as demand for key capital spaces continues to attract retailers.
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Shaftesbury launches recycling test on Carnaby Street, fashion labels sign up

Shaftesbury launches recycling test on Carnaby Street, fashion labels sign up

Are You Mad. No, that’s not a question but the name of Shaftesbury’s latest consumer-facing effort to promote sustainability. The London property giant has opened its first visible recycling unit on Carnaby Street.
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Fashion is sixth-most-polluting industry globally - report

Fashion is sixth-most-polluting industry globally - report

​A new report has called out fashion as one of the world's most polluting industries, despite efforts to be more sustainable and planet-friendly.
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E-tailer BAM names Natalie O’Connell design head

E-tailer BAM names Natalie O’Connell design head

​‘Purposeful’ activewear brand BAM has named Natalie O’Connell as its new Head of Design. She’ll lead the London-based design team for both the brand’s womenswear and menswear lines.
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Ted Baker signs up for Merry Hill store

Ted Baker signs up for Merry Hill store

​Ted Baker has a lot on its plate as it prepares to join ABG and also deals with the tough economic backdrop. But it’s business-as-usual for store expansion and it's struck a deal for premium space at Merry Hill.
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