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Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry is expanding its cultural and community credentials, announcing a partnership with Leeds 2023, tying itself into a year-long celebration with the city and the wider West Yorkshire region.
Luxury
Department and fashion stores suffer most from pandemic's high street impact - report

Department and fashion stores suffer most from pandemic's high street impact - report

Just how major the changes have been on Britain's high streets after two years of lockdowns and trading restrictions can be seen in a new report, with department stores and fashion retail hit the hardest.
Fashion
Prada hires former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as new CEO

Prada hires former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as new CEO

Italian fashion group Prada, confirmed on Tuesday that it would name former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as its new chief executive officer to ease a transition at the helm to the next generation of the founding family.
Luxury
Battersea Power Station makes senior promotions, launches Christmas makeover

Battersea Power Station makes senior promotions, launches Christmas makeover

​Battersea Power Station has named Sam Cotton Head of Asset Management and Kate Boothman Meier Head of Communications and Marketing following its reopening as a major London mall in October.
Fashion
Consumer concerns dent November fashion spend, despite the need for cold-weather clothes

Consumer concerns dent November fashion spend, despite the need for cold-weather clothes

​UK consumer spending rose last month, but it didn’t manage to keep up with inflation so represented a drop in real terms, two key monthly surveys showed on Tuesday.
Fashion
Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Valentino’s creative director scooped the top prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday evening. Pierpaolo Piccioli was named designer of the year at the British Fashion Council-organised event.
Fashion
Fausto Puglisi unveils a transatlantic Roberto Cavalli pre-fall

Fausto Puglisi unveils a transatlantic Roberto Cavalli pre-fall

Barely off the plane from Miami, Fausto Puglisi has unveiled pre-fall Roberto Cavalli, and it’s also a meeting of USA and Italy; Southwest and Sicily; Millicent Rogers and la moda.
Fashion
UK retail lifted by stronger weekly footfall numbers

UK retail lifted by stronger weekly footfall numbers

​At last, some much-needed good news for UK retailers. Footfall rose 5.4% week-on-week across all UK retail destinations in the seven days to 3 December, said Springboard. Increases were seen across all key destinations.
Fashion
Bucherer strengthens secondhand watches business with Rolex deal

Bucherer strengthens secondhand watches business with Rolex deal

Swiss luxury jewellery brand Bucherer is strengthening its position in the pre-owned watches business, becoming the first retailer in Europe to join the Rolex Certified Pre-Owned programme.
Luxury
Amazon, M&S, Adidas top new survey-based retail performance index

Amazon, M&S, Adidas top new survey-based retail performance index

​Amazon, M&S and Adidas have emerged strongly from the newly-launched Retail Performance Index compiled by agency VCCP. It’s based on a survey of 3,000 consumers and looks at strength in “the buying moment”.
Fashion
Gen Z is fastest growing group of tax-free shoppers - Planet report

Gen Z is fastest growing group of tax-free shoppers - Planet report

​Tax-free shopping among Gen Z consumers is growing faster than for any other age group, new research from software and payments specialist Planet shows.
Fashion
Earthshot prizewinner creates alternative plastic solutions for fashion and beauty

Earthshot prizewinner creates alternative plastic solutions for fashion and beauty

​The Earthshot Prize named five winners at an event in Boston late on Friday and one of them is hugely relevant to the fashion and beauty sectors.
Fashion
Dior showcases fashion in shadow of Egypt's pyramids

Dior showcases fashion in shadow of Egypt's pyramids

French fashion house Dior on Saturday held its first show at Egypt's ancient Giza pyramids, presenting its 2023 fall men's collection in the shadow of the millennia-old tombs.
Luxury
Balenciaga's long road back to redemption following child exploitation scandal

Balenciaga's long road back to redemption following child exploitation scandal

The Kering-owned brand has found itself involved in its most damaging situation to date. 
Luxury
Demna and Balenciaga issue apologies for kids S&M ad campaign, and drop court case

Demna and Balenciaga issue apologies for kids S&M ad campaign, and drop court case

Demna, the creative director of Balenciaga, and the house's CEO have issued a personal apology for its kids S&M ad campaign that ignited a firestorm of criticism, and dropped its court case against the production company
Luxury
Chanel acquires Italian expert in high-end denim FashionArt

Chanel acquires Italian expert in high-end denim FashionArt

The luxury house has taken a majority stake in FashionArt, a manufacturer based in Veneto and specializing in high-end denim. It has been supplying big names in the sector, including Chanel, for fifteen years.
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