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Nordstrom launches grant, new collections for Pride month

Nordstrom launches grant, new collections for Pride month

Nordstrom is celebrating Pride month with the introduction of several brands founded or designed by the LGBTQ+ community, as well as through a new grant. 
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H&M begins placing orders in Myanmar again after pause in wake of coup

H&M begins placing orders in Myanmar again after pause in wake of coup

Swedish fashion retailer H&M said on Monday it was gradually beginning to place new orders again with its suppliers in Myanmar after a temporary pause following the military coup in the country in February.
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Hamnett and McDowell launch upcycled anti-Brexit collab

Hamnett and McDowell launch upcycled anti-Brexit collab

​Katharine Hamnett continues to take a campaigning stance through her work and has just launched a collection on her webstore in a link with designer and fashion reimagined specialist Patrick McDowell. 
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M&S reopens fitting rooms as UK lockdown eases further

M&S reopens fitting rooms as UK lockdown eases further

M&S is taking some more key steps on Monday as it reopens its UK fitting rooms and its cafes. The move should add to the appeal of physical shopping and boost dwell time.
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London Fashion Week digital-first dates and line-up unveiled

London Fashion Week digital-first dates and line-up unveiled

​The UK may be reopening, but the next London Fashion Week event will be digital-first again. It happens from June 12-14, a week before the final UK reopening date.
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Aeffe sales rise 5.1% in first quarter

Aeffe sales rise 5.1% in first quarter

The Italian fashion group has revealed that its consolidated revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 totalled 80.1 million euros, up 5.1% from 76.2 million euros in the prior-year period.
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Iconix sales fall 15% in first quarter

Iconix sales fall 15% in first quarter

The owner of brands including Umbro and Lee Cooper announced Q1 revenue of $23.6 million on Thursday, representing a 15% year-over-year decline, largely due to a 41% decrease in the company’s women’s segment.
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Boohoo launches recycled plastic collection, four-point sustainability plan

Boohoo launches recycled plastic collection, four-point sustainability plan

Boohoo is continuing its self-cleansing process. The online fast fashion retailer has launched a new clothing range made from recycled plastic and published its ‘Ready For The Future’ commitment to sustainability.
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Historic Arthur Beale set to ship out of central London as pandemic devastates business

Historic Arthur Beale set to ship out of central London as pandemic devastates business

Arthur Beale, one of the oldest stores in London, is to close permanently next month. The storied yacht chandler on Shaftesbury Avenue, adjacent to Covent Garden, is to shut its doors after 150 years in the location.
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Amanda Wakeley in administration after struggling in pandemic

Amanda Wakeley in administration after struggling in pandemic

​Amanda Wakeley is the latest UK fashion firm to collapse due to pressures created by the ongoing pandemic. The firm announced Friday that it had gone into administration with some jobs being cut as a buyer is sought.
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VIA Outlets reopens complete portfolio across Europe

VIA Outlets reopens complete portfolio across Europe

VIA Outlets has reopened its entire 11-centre portfolio after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in various markets. And it's seen encouraging trading, new services added and a host of new brands joining the portfolio.
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New York Fashion Week prepares for full-on physical comeback in September

New York Fashion Week prepares for full-on physical comeback in September

Following two seasons with barely any in-person runways, the fashion week is set to make a spectacular comeback in September, with shows from brands including Rodarte and Altuzarra and the return of the Met Gala.
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Walmart acquires virtual fitting startup Zeekit

Walmart acquires virtual fitting startup Zeekit

Walmart announced on Thursday the acquisition of startup Zeekit, which offers a virtual fitting room platform allowing for a significantly enhanced customer and social experience.
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IMG launches new Fashion Alliance

IMG launches new Fashion Alliance

IMG announced on Wednesday the launch of the IMG Fashion Alliance, which includes designer launch partners that will form the bedrock of New York Fashion Week’s revitalization. 
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Frankfurt Fashion Week to take place online only

Frankfurt Fashion Week to take place online only

The health situation makes it impossible to hold a physical event in acceptable circumstances, said the organisers of Frankfurt Fashion Week, who are launching a replacement digital edition called FFW Studio.
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Tod's sees possible venture with LVMH, but no talks ongoing

Tod's sees possible venture with LVMH, but no talks ongoing

Italy's Tod’s could further strengthen its ties with LVMH but there are no ongoing talks and no decision has been made, a top Tod’s executive said after the French giant increased its stake in the group.
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