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Dolce & Gabbana to launch a series of projects in Venice in August

Dolce & Gabbana to launch a series of projects in Venice in August

Italian brand Dolce & Gabbana will present its latest couture collection in Venice from August 28 to 30. On the occasion, the brand will also unveil its first homeware line and unprecedented digital collection of NFTs.
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UK consumer confidence remains buoyant

UK consumer confidence remains buoyant

UK consumer confidence finally edged ahead of its March 2020 pre-lockdown score in July, with shoppers in a spending frame of mind. It was still negative (at -7), but it's held firm or improved for six months in a row.
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LVMH Prize to be awarded on September 7 in Paris

LVMH Prize to be awarded on September 7 in Paris

The group has announced the final of its competition for young designers. Set to take place on September 7 at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the event's highlights will, for the first time, be broadcast via social media. 
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High street boost: 17k new local stores could open in 12 months - report

High street boost: 17k new local stores could open in 12 months - report

In a major boost to UK physical retail that has been devastated by widespread closures during the pandemic, we could expect 17,000 local high street stores to open in the next 12 months, according to new research.
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Browns kidswear offer debuts with big names, new entries and exclusives

Browns kidswear offer debuts with big names, new entries and exclusives

The Browns kidswear entry announced back in May has finally touched down, the retailer "catering to the cool kids, with the best in fashion alongside some exclusive capsules from brands entirely new to the category".
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Chanel to unveil its Métiers d'art collection in Paris this December

Chanel to unveil its Métiers d'art collection in Paris this December

The French luxury house will present its Métiers d'art 2021-22 collection at a runway show to be held at a currently top secret location in Paris on Tuesday, 7 December 2021.
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Marcus Rashford slams claim that campaigning boosts his endorsement deals

Marcus Rashford slams claim that campaigning boosts his endorsement deals

​High-profile England football star Marcus Rashford has been forced to defend his commercial and charity partnerships, including his links to luxury fashion house Burberry.
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Burberry opens new concept flagship on Sloane Street, more planned globally

Burberry opens new concept flagship on Sloane Street, more planned globally

​Burberry has officially unveiled its new-concept flagship on Sloane Street in London. It’s the first of its flagships to feature its new global design concept “that encapsulates the essence of the luxury house”.
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Bally signs Johnny Huang as first Chinese global ambassador

Bally signs Johnny Huang as first Chinese global ambassador

​Bally is underlining the strength of the Chinese consumer with its latest campaign as it has signed up Chinese actor and model Huang Jingyu, also known as Johnny Huang, as the campaign’s star and as brand ambassador.
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Mulberry bounce-back starts, swings to profit despite lower sales

Mulberry bounce-back starts, swings to profit despite lower sales

​Mulberry group had some good news as it released its results for the year to March 27, showing that it coped reasonably well with the pandemic and that since the end of the period it has started to bounce back. 
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Vetements' new brand to launch in Paris on Thursday

Vetements' new brand to launch in Paris on Thursday

Vetements, the Zurich-based fashion brand founded by Demna Gvasalia and his brother Guram, is finally set to reveal its “secret project” involving the launch of a new brand, in Paris, on Thursday. 
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More brands dump Chinese popstar accused of sexual assault

More brands dump Chinese popstar accused of sexual assault

Louis Vuitton and Bulgari on Tuesday joined a legion of brands in dropping Chinese-Canadian pop idol Kris Wu, as sexual assault allegations swirling around the star drew condemnation across Chinese social media.
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Know the Origin opens zero-waste pop-up

Know the Origin opens zero-waste pop-up

Know the Origin has just opened its latest pop-up and first zero-waste store at community-led retail and leisure destination Angel Central that has recently benefited from a £16 million refurbishment.
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Fausto Puglisi on reviving Cavalli; partisan chic and working with Mike Tyson

Fausto Puglisi on reviving Cavalli; partisan chic and working with Mike Tyson

Fausto Puglisi has unveiled his debut collection for the house of Roberto Cavalli, and the designer has come out swinging.  Here's the maximalist from Messina on his colorful vision for the brand.
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LVMH to buy 60% stake in Off-White, Abloh to expand role in the group

LVMH to buy 60% stake in Off-White, Abloh to expand role in the group

​In a month that's shaping up to be huge as far as luxury deals are concerned, the latest news is that LVMH is boosting its stake in Off-White. Virgil Abloh's streetwear label will now be 60% owned by the French giant. 
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Dolce & Gabbana hires former Condé Nast exec for communication & marketing

Dolce & Gabbana hires former Condé Nast exec for communication & marketing

The former CEO of Condé Nast Italy will assume the newly created post of communication and marketing director for the Italian luxury label, which also put him in charge of the new homeware division.
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