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Sales of LVMH's Hublot, Bulgari watches top pre-pandemic levels

Sales of LVMH's Hublot, Bulgari watches top pre-pandemic levels

LVMH's luxury watch brands Hublot and Bulgari have pushed sales above 2019 levels in the past year and more growth is expected this year on strong U.S. demand, company executives have said.
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Kering to sell watches division

Kering to sell watches division

Kering is shedding its watches division, with plans to sell high-end labels Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin to current management, a move that will allow it to focus on activities in which it has scale.
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Fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

Fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

French designer Thierry Mugler, who reigned over fashion in the 1980s, died on Sunday at the age of 73 of "natural causes", according to his agent.
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Sunday in Paris: Magnificent Alaïa, liberated Paco Rabanne

Sunday in Paris: Magnificent Alaïa, liberated Paco Rabanne

The Paris menswear season hadn’t quite ended, and the haute couture season has not begun. Nonetheless, the city witnessed two striking women’s ready-to-wear shows by Paco Rabanne and Alaïa on Sunday evening.
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Y/Project’s trompe l’oeil pays tribute to Jean Paul Gaultier

Y/Project’s trompe l’oeil pays tribute to Jean Paul Gaultier

Belgian-born designer Glenn Martens presented a surprise evening fashion show in northern Paris featuring Olivier Theyskens strutting down the runway, prior to his collection for Jean-Paul Gaultier presenting next week.
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Ouest Paris merges the Wild West with surf culture

Ouest Paris merges the Wild West with surf culture

Arthur Robert gathered inspiration from the surf culture of the Southwestern coast of France along with elements of the American Wild West to create his first collection presented at Tranöi on Thursday.
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Lemaire takes us on an elegant journey against a twilight desert backdrop

Lemaire takes us on an elegant journey against a twilight desert backdrop

The fashion house launched a versatile co-ed collection featuring Christophe Lemaire and Sarah-Linh Tran’s signature relaxed silhouettes.
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Kenzo: Nigo debuts with flowers and finesse

Kenzo: Nigo debuts with flowers and finesse

This Paris menswear season’s big debut was by Nigo at Kenzo on Sunday morning, and the Japanese cult designer’s first collection for the Japanese-born house was certainly made with finesse and a floral flourish.
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Paris Menswear Day Five: Loewe, Vuarnet and Hermès

Paris Menswear Day Five: Loewe, Vuarnet and Hermès

All about breaking boundaries this Saturday in Paris in the menswear season, between clothes and accessories at Loewe; weekend and work chez Hermès; mountains and club at Vuarnet.
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Paris Menswear Day Four: Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica

Paris Menswear Day Four: Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica

Friday in Paris Menswear was a tour of the city from an evangelical cathedral, cut-stone mansion, Marais showroom and Place des Victoires townhouse. We caught up with Jil Sander, Paul Smith, Isabel Marant and Jeanerica.
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Real lawsuit over virtual Hermes Birkin bags

Real lawsuit over virtual Hermes Birkin bags

French luxury group Hermes has started legal proceedings against a US artist over virtual versions inspired by its iconic Birkin bags.
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Paris haute couture starts Monday, with over a dozen live shows, pandemic or not

Paris haute couture starts Monday, with over a dozen live shows, pandemic or not

Paris haute couture, the pinnacle of fashion, begins its next four-day runway season on Monday morning, and despite the pandemic, there will be no shortage of live shows.
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Amiri continues U.S. store rollout with debut Miami store

Amiri continues U.S. store rollout with debut Miami store

Los Angeles-based luxury label Amiri continues its U.S. store expansion this month, opening its debut store in Miami, taking its domestic store count to four locations.
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Paris Menswear Day Three: Rains, Rick Owens and Uniforme

Paris Menswear Day Three: Rains, Rick Owens and Uniforme

Scandi fashion, which has been all the rage this past decade, finally made it onto a Paris runway Thursday lunchtime, doing so with a power puffer, super-hero show by Rains. Elsewhere, we review Rick Owens and Uniforme.
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Louis Vuitton is most popular luxury brand in UK - report

Louis Vuitton is most popular luxury brand in UK - report

​The prize for the most popular luxury brand in the UK goes to… Louis Vuitton. The LVMH-owned label came out top in a global study of online shopping habits by online savings solution specialist Raisin UK.
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Movado adds Maya Peterson to board

Movado adds Maya Peterson to board

Watchmaker Movado Group on Wednesday announced the appointment of Maya Peterson to its board of directors, effective February 1. 
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