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Galliano injects over-the-top theatricality into Paris shows

Galliano injects over-the-top theatricality into Paris shows Whatever else one might say about John Galliano, the sacked Dior designer who has returned as Maison Margiela’s creative force knows how to put on a show. Paris Fashion Week attendees were treated to Galliano’s taste for over-the-top theatricality in a display that featured models smeared with make-up

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Coach to open an 8600 ft² store on Paris’ Rue Saint-Honoré

Coach to open an 8600 ft² store on Paris’ Rue Saint-Honoré American leather goods brand Coach has just signed a contract for the acquisition of the Hugo Boss store on 372-374 Rue Saint-Honoré. An 8600 ft² space on several levels giving Coach the flagship store it was without a doubt in need of in the

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Paris haute couture: Yiqing Yin

Paris haute couture: Yiqing Yin In the words of Chinese-born, Paris-raised designer Yiqing Yin, her latest collection entitled “Oxymoron” marks a “turning point” in her career. After having explored her dreamlike world populated by mutating creatures for several seasons, filled with morphing characters — be they animal or vegetal — she has extracted their essence.

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Fossil profit rises 15.6 percent due to strong demand

Fossil profit rises 15.6 percent due to strong demand Fashion accessories retailer Fossil Group Inc reported better-than-expected sales and profit for the third quarter due to strong demand for its watches and jewelry, sending its shares up 18.5 percent in extended trading. The company, which sells watches under brands such as Fossil and Skagen, also

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Kering plans to take eyewear business in-house

Kering plans to take eyewear business in-house PARIS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Kering, the French luxury group behind the Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent brands, is creating a in-house eyewear division to tighten control over the business and gradually take back all of it licences. The group said it wants to be involved in every

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MM6 has opened a store in London

MM6 has opened a store in London Maison Martin Margiela’s contemporary line for women now has its own London store, following its first European opening in Paris in 2013 at place du Marché Saint-Honoré (1st arrondissement). At 700 square feet, the location stocks collections of MM6’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections. MM6 debuted its own dedicated

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Brunello Cucinelli 2013 net profit 29.6 million euros

Brunello Cucinelli 2013 net profit 29.6 million euros MILAN, Italy – Italian cashmere specialist Brunello Cucinelli posted a 2013 net profit up of 29.6 million euros on Monday, in line with a mean estimate from nine analysts polled by Reuters of 28.9 million euros ($40.1 million).

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French late-night shopping row hits Printemps

French late-night shopping row hits Printemps PARIS, France – Two French labour unions said they had filed a legal complaint against luxury Parisian department store Printemps over its late-night opening hours, following similar successful complaints against retailers including Apple .

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Brazilian shoes want to conquer the world

Brazilian shoes want to conquer the world SAO PAULO, Brazil – Classic, simple or bold, made of exotic leather or colored plastic, Brazil’s shoe industry, already the world’s third largest, wants to go even bigger. In a country with more than 200 million people and a growing middle class – with plenty of access to

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A permanent Topshop corner coming to Galeries Lafayette

A permanent Topshop corner coming to Galeries Lafayette This time, it’s for good. On Wednesday, Topshop announced the October opening of a permanent shop-in-shop at Galeries Lafayette. The corner, located on the second floor, will occupy 176 square meters. The size of the space will let Arcadia Group’s star brand showcase a selection of items

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Fendi opens Paris flagship

Fendi opens Paris flagship Wednesday evening feted the opening of Fendi’s Parisian flagship located just net door to Saint Laurent’s latest store on Avenue Montaigne. In tandem with the event, a photography exhibition opened in the city celebrating Rome’s Trevi fountain, the current restoration of which is being financed by Fendi. “The Glory of Water”

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Ralph Lauren sales miss estimates, but it sees a pick-up

Ralph Lauren sales miss estimates, but it sees a pick-up Ralph Lauren Corp on Thursday reported sales that fell below its own projections, hurt by fewer deliveries to European department stores, but gave a fiscal year forecast that suggests it expects its overall business to pick up. Shares, which hit a 52-week high on Wednesday,

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Burberry to take part in Baselworld for first time

Burberry to take part in Baselworld for first time The 2013 edition of jewelry and watch trade show, Baselworld, will take place between and 25 April and 2 May at the Basel exhibition centre and will welcome more than 1400 exhibitors. At the event, visitors will be able to discover the most important players in

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Swatch reaches agreement over watch movements

Swatch reaches agreement over watch movements GRENCHEN – Swatch Group has reached an undisclosed agreement with Swiss competition officials over its planned reduction in the supply of watch movements to third parties, the company’s chief lawyer said on Wednesday. The world’s largest watchmaker has said it no longer wants to be the industry’s “supermarket” and

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Gucci confirms tax evasion probe

Gucci confirms tax evasion probe Italian fashion giant Gucci on Monday said police raided its offices over suspected tax evasion, confirming a report in the Italian press. See catwalkGucci – Spring-Summer2018 – Womenswear – Milan – © PixelFormula The Milan public prosecutor suspects the fashion house of declaring several years worth of Italian sales in

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Hugo Boss CEO gets new five-year contract

Hugo Boss CEO gets new five-year contract FRANKFURT – Hugo Boss has extended the contract of chief executive Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, he told German business daily Handelsblatt in an interview published on Thursday. “I received a new five-year contract just before Christmas,” Lahrs was quoted as saying. Under Lahrs, Hugo Boss has increased the number of

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ST Dupont to make pens for Louis Vuitton-sources

ST Dupont to make pens for Louis Vuitton-sources PARIS – S.T. Dupont will supply pens to Louis Vuitton as part of the French luxury brand’s fresh push into stationery to be unveiled in mid-December, sources close to the matter said. The move will pit Louis Vuitton, owned by LVMH, the world’s biggest luxury group, against

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Coach applies to withdraw shares from Hong Kong

Coach applies to withdraw shares from Hong Kong Luxury brand Coach Inc said it had applied to delist from the Hong Kong stock exchange, dealing another blow to the financial hub, a day after commodities trader and miner Glencore said it planned to withdraw its listing from the city. See catwalkCoach – Spring-Summer2018 – Womenswear

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VIDEO: The new Chanel N°5 film with Brad Pitt

VIDEO: The new Chanel N°5 film with Brad Pitt Furla CEO Eraldo Poletto resigns Burberry smells a chance in fragrance business The new Chanel N°5 film was unveiled this Monday morning on YouTube. Brad Pitt is the first male to promote the fragrance for women. Copyright © 2017 FashionNetwork.com All rights reserved. sitehome    

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