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BALR relaunches in UK and Ireland for AW21

BALR relaunches in UK and Ireland for AW21

Luxury lifestyle brand BALR is relaunching in Britain and Ireland this season and has appointed Start agency as its UK sales partner. The label launches in lHarvey Nichols, Selfridges, and the expanding Flannels chain.
Fashion
Belstaff sales rose last year but losses persist

Belstaff sales rose last year but losses persist

UK-based luxury brand Belstaff has released its results for the whole of 2020 and it was a decidedly mixed bag with clear improvements in some areas but the INEOS-backed business was still loss-making.
Luxury
Vestiaire Collective valuation rises to $1.7bn as it raises more funds

Vestiaire Collective valuation rises to $1.7bn as it raises more funds

French luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective’s onward march is continuing with news that it has raised a further €178m in new finance, six months after a previous funding round. The firm is now valued at $1.7bn.
Luxury
Matchesfashion names Paolo de Cesare CEO

Matchesfashion names Paolo de Cesare CEO

Matchesfashion has named a new CEO, six months after the departure of its previous leader Ajay Kavan. The new chief executive is Paolo de Cesare, who had run Paris-based department store group Printemps until March 2020.
Luxury
YNAP opens "cutting-edge" distribution centre, boosts Net-A-Porter stock capaity

YNAP opens "cutting-edge" distribution centre, boosts Net-A-Porter stock capaity

Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter have received a major logistics boost as owner Yoox Net-A-Porter has officially opened its new “cutting-edge” logistics hub in Landriano, near Milan.
Luxury
Sergio Tacchini Europe in footwear licence deal with Sugi International

Sergio Tacchini Europe in footwear licence deal with Sugi International

Sergio Tacchini Europe and Sugi International have announced a new long-term footwear licence deal that will see products launching for AW22. Sugi will distribute the branded footwear to retailers across the EMEA region
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LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

London Fashion Week’s final day of major shows on Monday was the latest tour around the capital, from outdoor Hyde Park art centre to East End church with stops in Mayfair, from gentleman’s club to concept restaurant.
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Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet

Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet

Television's A-list returned to the red carpet in high style for the Emmys on Sunday -- a more traditional display of sartorial savoir faire after the pajamas and hoodies seen at last year's mostly virtual event.
Luxury
Cross-border shopping: luxury grows fastest, but customer service must improve

Cross-border shopping: luxury grows fastest, but customer service must improve

The pandemic and Brexit issues may have dented cross-border shopping in recent periods, but the channel is bouncing back and luxury is fuelling that comeback, a new reports shows.
Luxury
Veronica Bertozzi is new MSGM CEO as label launches new strategy

Veronica Bertozzi is new MSGM CEO as label launches new strategy

MSGM has officially announced that Veronica Bertozzi has become its CEO, although she has been working in the role since the summer. Her arrival comes with a strategy shift and an ambitious growth plan.
Luxury
Farfetch unveils photo project campaign with "iconic" 20th century images

Farfetch unveils photo project campaign with "iconic" 20th century images

Luxury fashion e-tailer Farfetch has unveiled The Art of Choice, a new photography project that “reinvents the way we find fashion inspiration: an iconic image from yesterday becomes a tool to talk about fashion today”.
Luxury
Zalando launches major campaign for pre-owned offer

Zalando launches major campaign for pre-owned offer

Zalando is marking the one-year anniversary of it entering pre-owned with a new marketing campaign underlining the importance of the category following huge growth in the number of items available since its launch.
Fashion
10 Corso Como relaunches under Tiziana Fausti

10 Corso Como relaunches under Tiziana Fausti

Tiziana Fausti, founder of the eponymous multibrand luxury retailer, details to FashionNetwork.com her strategy for breathing fresh energy into the legendary Milanese concept store she bought last year.
Luxury
Expanding ​Secret Sales names ‘dream team’ of six new star execs

Expanding ​Secret Sales names ‘dream team’ of six new star execs

Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
Luxury
Mytheresa hails enduring change in shopper habits as Q4 and full year boom

Mytheresa hails enduring change in shopper habits as Q4 and full year boom

Mytheresa has reported another strong quarter and year and even outperformed its own expectations. Q4 saw “exceptional net sales growth” and the full year was ahead of both 2020 and 2019.
Luxury
Hunter launches new campaign, adds Americas and supply chain execs

Hunter launches new campaign, adds Americas and supply chain execs

Heritage brand Hunter has launched its AW21 campaign as part of a general  refresh that has been repositioning Hunter as a major outdoor label that also has a strong focus on sustainability.
Luxury