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Burberry doubles down on Britishness for 'next phase', Lola bag is best seller

Burberry doubles down on Britishness for 'next phase', Lola bag is best seller

​Burberry is entering “the next phase”, the luxury company said when delivering its interim results on Thursday, with still-new CEO Jonathan Akeroyd preparing for an evolved approach under Daniel Lee.
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Balenciaga Objects introduces limited-edition items for the home, pets and more

Balenciaga Objects introduces limited-edition items for the home, pets and more

Balenciaga announced on Wednesday the launch of Balenciaga Objects, introducing dozens of new products ranging from homeware, petwear and scent. 
Luxury
Isabel Moessinger moving to Louis Vuitton, Benjamin Cercio to Gucci

Isabel Moessinger moving to Louis Vuitton, Benjamin Cercio to Gucci

Isabel Moessinger leaves Burberry to join Louis Vuitton as vice president of fashion communications, while Benjamin Cercio is appointed head of global communications for Gucci.
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Vuitton opens LV Dream and reveals plans for hotel, amid Bernard Arnault splurge in Paris real estate

Vuitton opens LV Dream and reveals plans for hotel, amid Bernard Arnault splurge in Paris real estate

Louis Vuitton unveiled LV Dream, its latest art installation, in Paris on Tuesday evening, located in a building it eventually plans to turn into a hotel, amid a real estate spree by patron Bernard Arnault.
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Anne Pitcher to move to Holt Renfrew following Selfridges sale

Anne Pitcher to move to Holt Renfrew following Selfridges sale

Anne Pitcher is reportedly exiting her current role as Managing Director of Selfridges Group at the end of the year and will become Deputy Chairman of Canadian department store operation Holt Renfrew.
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Diet Coke is BFC's Principal Partner for Fashion Awards

Diet Coke is BFC's Principal Partner for Fashion Awards

​Sponsors play a key role in many of the charity initiatives and special events organised by the British Fashion Council (BFC) and it has just unveiled a key sponsor for one of its biggest events.
Fashion
Lanvin Group's Wolford and Sergio Rossi launch high-impact collab

Lanvin Group's Wolford and Sergio Rossi launch high-impact collab

​Wolford on Wednesday launched a new capsule collection in a collab with luxury Italian shoemaker Sergio Rossi, bringing together two brands that are both controlled by Lanvin Group.
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UK inflation up again, but fashion price rises lag

UK inflation up again, but fashion price rises lag

​UK inflation continues to rise, hitting a new 41-year high in October, driven by rising energy and food prices. But what about fashion prices? They rose, but by less than the headline rate.
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Burberry looks to reignite spark under new leadership duo

Burberry looks to reignite spark under new leadership duo

Burberry's new chief executive Jonathan Akeroyd will on Thursday set out his plan to finish the job started by his predecessor: boosting growth at the British luxury brand to the levels of its European rivals.
Luxury
Higher prices and Gen Z help luxury to another good year

Higher prices and Gen Z help luxury to another good year

Fears that tough times might dent luxury appear to be unfounded, a new report from Bain and Altagamma shows. Their deep dive into luxury shows a buoyant sector helped by pricing strategies and Gen Z's luxury obsession.
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Pangaia opens permanent concession at Selfridges

Pangaia opens permanent concession at Selfridges

Combining eco fashion with materials science, casualwear and loungewear brand Pangaia has promoted itself from experimental pop-up status to permanent installation/concession at London department store Selfridges.
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Landsec records six-month loss but business ops remain strong

Landsec records six-month loss but business ops remain strong

Landsec on Tuesday said it swung to a first-half loss but was still “well-placed” in a challenging market, citing its “strong strategic and operational momentum”. It recorded a pre-tax loss of £192 million.
Fashion
Estée Lauder to buy Tom Ford in $2.8 billion deal

Estée Lauder to buy Tom Ford in $2.8 billion deal

Estée Lauder Companies Inc announced on Tuesday it will buy Tom Ford for $2.8 billion, beating out French luxury conglomerate Kering who was also rumoured to be in the running to acquire the U.S. fashion label. 
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Liverpool One mall gets new leader

Liverpool One mall gets new leader

​Property giant Grosvenor has named a new leader for its hugely successful Liverpool One mall with Chris Jukes taking over as Director at the start of next month.
Fashion
E-tailers shift Black Friday strategies but sales struggle

E-tailers shift Black Friday strategies but sales struggle

​Online retailers are adjusting their Black Friday-linked sales strategies to offer earlier promotions as consumers spread their shopping across the month rather than focusing on a late November frenzy.
Fashion
The Webster Elton John pop-up features big list of designer names

The Webster Elton John pop-up features big list of designer names

​Elton John and brand management company Bravado have linked up with American multibrand luxury retailer The Webster to celebrate the British music artist’s N. American Farewell tour with an experiential LA Takeover.
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