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Bruno Frisoni, back in person and with collection

Bruno Frisoni, back in person and with collection

One of the world’s great shoe designers, Bruno Frisoni, made a welcome return with a new start-up, signature collection and look this past weekend in Paris.
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Graduate Fashion Foundation winners named after GFW22

Graduate Fashion Foundation winners named after GFW22

​Graduate Fashion Week has named the winners of the Graduate Fashion Foundation’s 20 portfolio awards that were judged at the recent GFW event in London.
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Armani Exchange is latest signing on Regent Street, Marc Jacobs also joins line-up

Armani Exchange is latest signing on Regent Street, Marc Jacobs also joins line-up

​London’s Regent Street has received another vote of confidence with Armani Exchange set to open there. The brand is taking over the space left vacant by Zara Home.
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Senior UK economist warns inflation will persist

Senior UK economist warns inflation will persist

The British economy could be in line for a “painful inflation spiral”, the Bank of England’s chief economist Huw Pill has warned. He points to a shortage of workers and businesses’ willingness to pass on higher costs.
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Russia's fashion industry looks for the silver lining

Russia's fashion industry looks for the silver lining

Under its glitzy facade, the Russian high-fashion industry faces an uncertain future. ​
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Paul Smith and Officine Générale bring tailoring back

Paul Smith and Officine Générale bring tailoring back

Paris Fashion Week presented the collections of two lovers of precise and relaxed tailoring: Sir Paul Smith and his '80's-inspired pieces and a French chic lineup by Pierre Mahéo.  
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Kenzo goes back to high school, Gunther gets a taste of the country club

Kenzo goes back to high school, Gunther gets a taste of the country club

Nigo’s second fashion show for Kenzo saw a preppy return to the classroom and references to the brand's archives. Gunther, on the other hand, revisited femininity with an effortlessly chic collection. 
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New virtual fashion exhibit highlights influential designers, seamstresses for first ladies

New virtual fashion exhibit highlights influential designers, seamstresses for first ladies

Dubbed 'Glamour and Innovation: The Women Behind the Seams of Fashion at the White House', the exhibit will cover more than a hundred years in fashion history. 
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Prosus to trim Tencent stake as core headline earnings slump

Prosus to trim Tencent stake as core headline earnings slump

Prosus will gradually sell down its massive 28.9% stake in Chinese software giant Tencent, owner of WeChat, as the group announced a major share repurchasing programme.
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Pomellato poaches chief marketing & product officer Boris Barboni from Bulgari

Pomellato poaches chief marketing & product officer Boris Barboni from Bulgari

The jewellery brand owned by French group Kering has appointed to the newly created role of chief marketing and product officer Boris Barboni, who was formerly at Bulgari, a brand owned by Kering’s competitor LVMH.
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Eyewear indie Kirk & Kirk predicts explosive growth, plans store expansion

Eyewear indie Kirk & Kirk predicts explosive growth, plans store expansion

​British indie eyewear brand Kirk & Kirk is targeting fast growth and has announced “major expansion plans after a boom in demand following the pandemic”.
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Mr Porter expands luxury watches offer with vintage debut in US

Mr Porter expands luxury watches offer with vintage debut in US

YNAP’s men’s luxury fashion and lifestyle platform Mr Porter is expanding its luxury watch category — initially for US customers — introducing a “unique assortment of vintage timepieces”.
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Luxottica founder Leonardo Del Vecchio has died

Luxottica founder Leonardo Del Vecchio has died

​Leonardo Del Vecchio, the billionaire founder of eyewear giant Luxottica and president of EssilorLuxottica, has died aged 87. 
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Hyve Group update shows faster-than-expected tradeshows recovery

Hyve Group update shows faster-than-expected tradeshows recovery

Hyve Group, the organiser of Pure London, Moda and many other tradeshows, has issued a business update and said that the pace of in-person event recovery is “considerably ahead of anticipated levels”.
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Moose Knuckles boosts management team with three new appointments

Moose Knuckles boosts management team with three new appointments

The Canadian luxury outerwear label has announced three new senior appointments, as it aims to bolster growth and achieve its strategic objectives.
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Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear witnessed two contrasting visions on Sunday: Thom Browne posh demi-cross dressing in wool bouclé, and Hedi Slimane’s retro rocker statement amid thousands of millennial teeny boppers.
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