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Burberry unveils AW21 campaign, focuses on duality, freedom of expression

Burberry unveils AW21 campaign, focuses on duality, freedom of expression

​Burberry has launched its AW21 campaign and given that it’s the first main-season campaign since the reopening of many markets post-pandemic, it’s a crucial one for the company.
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Allbirds files for "sustainable" IPO

Allbirds files for "sustainable" IPO

​Sustainable footwear specialist Allbirds has filed for its long-expected initial public offering (IPO) in the US as it rides the wave of increasing consumer demand for eco products, despite being loss-making.
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Dior launches British artist Peter Doig menswear collab

Dior launches British artist Peter Doig menswear collab

​More and more high-end labels are forging links with artists at present and the latest development comes from one of the biggest designer labels of all — Dior. 
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Zalando boosts designer offer, links with NJAL on emerging names

Zalando boosts designer offer, links with NJAL on emerging names

​Zalando has been upping its designer credentials in 2021 and has now partnered with Not Just A Label “to offer customers a diverse assortment from emerging designer brands”.
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Tory Burch opens Mercer Street flagship

Tory Burch opens Mercer Street flagship

New York-based fashion label Tory Burch has opened a new flagship store in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, at 151 Mercer Street.
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Roger Saul's Kilver Court to close, Mulberry founder's vision is Covid casualty

Roger Saul's Kilver Court to close, Mulberry founder's vision is Covid casualty

The Somerset designer shopping village and gardens founded and run by Roger Saul and his family will become another Covid casualty with the Mulberry founder having sold the freehold.
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Flannels opens Leicester regional flagship

Flannels opens Leicester regional flagship

​Flannels, the high-end fashion and beauty retailer owned by Frasers Group, on Thursday opened the doors of its second regional flagship, in Leicester.
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Trove raises new finance as it targets Europe and luxury re-commerce

Trove raises new finance as it targets Europe and luxury re-commerce

​Re-commerce specialist Trove has closed a $77.5 million Series D funding round led by G2 Venture Partners, bringing its total funding so far to $122.5 million as it seeks to grow in Europe and enter luxury.
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New Burberry campaign makes the monogram, rather than products, the star

New Burberry campaign makes the monogram, rather than products, the star

​Burberry has unveiled the next chapter of its TB Summer Monogram campaign “in a story of limitless adventure” with landscapes “celebrated and transformed with the colourways of the Thomas Burberry Monogram”.
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Farfetch launches pre-order, 10 labels signed up so far

Farfetch launches pre-order, 10 labels signed up so far

Farfetch unveiled its new service on Wednesday — Pre-Order. It will offer early access throughout the season for all Farfetch customers to tap into the newest products, rather than being just a VIP service.
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Schulman named CEO of Michael Kors, to become Capri Holdings chief in 2022

Schulman named CEO of Michael Kors, to become Capri Holdings chief in 2022

​Capri Holdings had big news on Tuesday as it announced a new CEO — Joshua Schulman — for Michael Kors. But more importantly, he'll take over as group CEO from John D Idol next year. Idol will become executive chairman.
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Britons eager for more vegan fashion - report

Britons eager for more vegan fashion - report

​UK consumers are keen to buy more vegan-verified fashion when buying new clothes, a study from the Vegan Society has shown.
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Birkenstock announces plans to invest 100 million euros

Birkenstock announces plans to invest 100 million euros

The high-end sandal manufacturer, which is based in Linz am Rhein, in Rhineland-Palatinate, has revealed plans to invest around 100 million euros in its industrial expansion. 
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Farfetch upbeat as Q2 shows further luxury sector recovery

Farfetch upbeat as Q2 shows further luxury sector recovery

​Farfetch is continuing its rapid expansion and in the three months to June 30 — its fiscal second quarter — the luxury fashion retailer saw most metrics heading in the right direction.
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Coach owner Tapestry forecasts higher revenue, profit as luxury demand returns

Coach owner Tapestry forecasts higher revenue, profit as luxury demand returns

Coach and Kate Spade owner Tapestry Inc forecast annual revenue and profit above estimates after posting better-than-expected results on Thursday, expecting the reopening of economies to boost demand for luxury goods.
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Hugo Boss launches ambitious new strategy to drive fast growth

Hugo Boss launches ambitious new strategy to drive fast growth

Hugo Boss has a new growth strategy called Claim 5 that aims to double its sales to €4bn by 2025. It will accelerate growth across all brands, touchpoints, and geographies and will include a branding refresh.
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