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Schiaparelli’s surrealist-chic sweet spot

Schiaparelli’s surrealist-chic sweet spot

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. Which is what’s happened at Schiaparelli, where designer Daniel Roseberry has hit a sweet spot between polished, perverse and punchy.
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London Designer Outlet footfall and sales "boosted by new Bond film"

London Designer Outlet footfall and sales "boosted by new Bond film"

​If anyone was wondering whether the reopening of more leisure venues would help retail footfall, the launch of the latest James Bond film could give us some sort of clue.
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Endura pedals back to profit after lockdown revenue success

Endura pedals back to profit after lockdown revenue success

​Lockdowns were actually a positive for some companies. Endura was one of them, with the Scotland-based cycle gear producer riding high after consumer interest rocketed last year when the pandemic spread globally.
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Oliver Pabst steps down as CEO of Swiss sport brand Mammut

Oliver Pabst steps down as CEO of Swiss sport brand Mammut

While Mammut is looking for a successor, Greg Nieuwenhuys, the chairman of the brand's board of directors, is taking over the duties of the departing CEO, who will retain a seat on the board.
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Gym King launches collab with Alex Bowen

Gym King launches collab with Alex Bowen

UK athleisure brand Gym King has collaborated with model and Love Island contestant Alex Bowen to launch a new limited-edition, six-piece performance collection called ‘Gym King x ABX’.
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M&S puts big push behind menswear, Maro Itoje fronts campaign

M&S puts big push behind menswear, Maro Itoje fronts campaign

​As M&S continues to support the categories it thinks will be winners, and as the casualisation trend impacts menswear more than ever, the UK retail giant has launched a new campaign fronted by rugby star Maro Itoje.
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Vans partners with visual artists for latinx heritage month

Vans partners with visual artists for latinx heritage month

Action sports footwear and apparel brand Vans announced on Thursday a new partnership with four rising visual artists to honor Latinx Heritage Month with one-of-a-kind posters.
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Rokh triumphs with delicate deconstruction

Rokh triumphs with delicate deconstruction

The problem with deconstruction, a huge movement in fashion, is that while it looks great on runways, it tends to frighten consumers on a clothes rack. Not at Rokh, which staged a great collection Thursday in Paris.
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Q3 sees improvement for H&M as stores reopen, online stays strong

Q3 sees improvement for H&M as stores reopen, online stays strong

H&M Group sales are continuing to recover as its markets reopen, although it’s not bouncing back as fast as some rivals. That said, its net sales in local currencies increased by 14% year-on-year in Q3. 
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Dior’s full court press: Unveils uber luxe spa, fetes Cordelia de Castellane

Dior’s full court press: Unveils uber luxe spa, fetes Cordelia de Castellane

Dior went into full court press in the first 48 hours of Paris Fashion Week – unveiling its new Cheval Blanc spa, feting its Dior Home and Kids creator Cordelia de Castellane, and unveiling a Miss Dior floral pop-up. 
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German trade show OutDoor by Ispo cancelled

German trade show OutDoor by Ispo cancelled

The trade show has been cancelled due to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the outdoor apparel and equipment sector. It will be incorporated into the next edition of the Ispo show, scheduled on January 23-26 2022.
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Charles de Vilmorin debuts at Rochas with juxtaposed mode

Charles de Vilmorin debuts at Rochas with juxtaposed mode

Paris’ big debut this season was Charles de Vilmorin at Rochas, the current enfant terrible of French fashion. He made his Wednesday debut with a striking fashion statement, each ensemble radically juxtaposed.
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Puma CEO sees sales doubling to more than $11 billion

Puma CEO sees sales doubling to more than $11 billion

German sportswear company Puma has the potential to double its sales to more than 10 billion euros ($11.71 billion) in the longer term, Chief Executive Bjorn Gulden was quoted as saying on Monday.
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Tom Brady to launch namesake apparel brand

Tom Brady to launch namesake apparel brand

Seven time Super Bowl Champion and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady announced on Tuesday that he is stepping into fashion with the launch of his namesake apparel brand. 
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Lidl investigates after signature colour trainers are targeted by resellers

Lidl investigates after signature colour trainers are targeted by resellers

​Value-priced supermarket chain Lidl is to investigate why vast numbers of a quickly-sold-out line of £12.99 trainers ended up on re-sale websites at vastly inflated prices, angering some customers.
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JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has now moved into beauty. The UK-based sportswear giant has bought a stake in online hair & beauty brand Hairburst, which sells vitamins, shampoos and styling products.
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