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CEO Scott Cutler keen to expand StockX by deploying IPO-for-products concept

CEO Scott Cutler keen to expand StockX by deploying IPO-for-products concept

The US e-tail site has been applying stock market-inspired concepts to the sale of sneakers for three years. CEO Scott Cutler told FashionNetwork.com he wants to go further in deploying the IPO-for-products model.
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Alessandra Facchinetti named creative director of Harlan + Holden

Alessandra Facchinetti named creative director of Harlan + Holden

Alessandra Facchinetti has been named creative director of Harlan + Holden, an Asian fashion company that defines itself as the world’s first “time-saving” clothing brand.
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Jigsaw to open new concept store in Shop at Bluebird's ex-home

Jigsaw to open new concept store in Shop at Bluebird's ex-home

A major landlord in London’s Covent Garden has announced a number of new openings in the area with one of the most interesting being a forthcoming flagship/concept store from Jigsaw.
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China virus is threat to European luxury ahead of New Year shopping fest, says Planet

China virus is threat to European luxury ahead of New Year shopping fest, says Planet

The spread of the deadly coronavirus in China could mean the world’s luxury industry seeing sales dented by fewer Chinese shoppers travelling abroad, tax-free payments specialist Planet said on Thursday.
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Maison Margiela: Defiant deconstruction, back home in the Marais

Maison Margiela: Defiant deconstruction, back home in the Marais

John Galliano marked a return to his old neighbourhood on a crisp Wednesday morning, with an impressive statement of his signature deranged beauty in the Marais, where he has resided for almost two decades in Paris.
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Burberry hails strong Q3, sales rise despite Hong Kong halving

Burberry hails strong Q3, sales rise despite Hong Kong halving

Burberry’s Q3 update offered further signs of the strength of the firm’s growth strategy. It had “a good quarter” and “continued to shift consumer perceptions of our brand and align the network to our new vision”.
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Chanel’s austere Aubazine spiritual chic

Chanel’s austere Aubazine spiritual chic

Chanel couturier Virginie Viard went back to the roots of the house for inspiration this couture season, back before Coco imagined she would be a designer – all the way to her convent school deep in rural France.
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Tiger of Sweden creative chief exits, replacement search starts now

Tiger of Sweden creative chief exits, replacement search starts now

Premium-contemporary brand Tiger of Sweden has announced the departure of its creative director Christoffer Lundman, saying the company and the designer “have mutually agreed to part ways after two years”.
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Jigsaw to close luxe emporium The Shop at Bluebird this weekend

Jigsaw to close luxe emporium The Shop at Bluebird this weekend

The Jigsaw-owned luxury multi-brand store The Shop at Bluebird is to close on Sunday, a further sign of the challenges in the UK retail sector at present.
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StockX reports over $1 billion in GMV in 2019

StockX reports over $1 billion in GMV in 2019

The Detroit-based “stock market of things” has announced that it surpassed $1 billion in gross merchandise value in 2019 alone, as the platform pushed forward with international expansion, especially in Europe and Asia.
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Paul Smith: a half-century and still standing

Paul Smith: a half-century and still standing

Sir Paul Smith celebrated his 50th Anniversary on Sunday night in Paris, and the stars came out to fete fashion’s best-loved knight.
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Olivier Saillard fêtes the new Weston Vintage project

Olivier Saillard fêtes the new Weston Vintage project

Leave it to Olivier Saillard and J.M. Weston to fête the debut of their new vintage project – a neat example of the circular economy – with a moment of Parisian performance art.
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Burberry to take AW20 show to Shanghai, will add China exclusives

Burberry to take AW20 show to Shanghai, will add China exclusives

Burberry will be taking its autumn/winter 2020 fashion show directly to the market that’s driving luxury growth at present with plans to show in Shanghai, China on April 23.
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Richemont sales rise offsets Q3 Hong Kong weakness, but fashion ops dip

Richemont sales rise offsets Q3 Hong Kong weakness, but fashion ops dip

Swiss luxury group Richemont had good news and bad for its latest quarter as Fashion & Accessories sales fell, but it saw good growth overall in most of its markets for the wider business.
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MFIT to pay tribute to the ballerina’s influence on fashion

MFIT to pay tribute to the ballerina’s influence on fashion

Starting this February, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) will be hosting an exhibition exploring the influence of the centuries-old art form of classical ballet on modern high fashion.
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Who’s Next to promote sustainable fashion and debut new layout at upcoming Paris trade show

Who’s Next to promote sustainable fashion and debut new layout at upcoming Paris trade show

Who’s Next will run from January 17 to 20 at the Porte de Versailles, with the theme 'Mirror Palace', driven by its sustainable space 'Impact', which will return for a second edition. 
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