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Even in France, lingerie shifts from sexy to comfortable

Even in France, lingerie shifts from sexy to comfortable

It might have a reputation as the birthplace of sexy lingerie, but even in France titillation is taking second place to comfort and practicality.
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M&S doubles global webstores with launches in 46 new countries

M&S doubles global webstores with launches in 46 new countries

M&S has launched webstores in 46 new international markets as it works to boost its global sales, “instantly expanding online reach to over 100 countries and enabling millions more customers to purchase M&S products”.
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Coperni: Drive-in catwalk show inside the AccorArena

Coperni: Drive-in catwalk show inside the AccorArena

Finally, Paris Fashion Week had an actual live catwalk show. A drive-in runway event witnessed Thursday night by a few score of editors and influencers from inside Citroen DS7s and staged inside the AccorArena.
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Baggy jeans and crop tops: TikTok drives Y2K fashion search surge says Stylight

Baggy jeans and crop tops: TikTok drives Y2K fashion search surge says Stylight

​Every generation has an era whose vintage looks it likes to adopt and adapt and with Gen Z, it seems that the year 2000 is a key reference point.
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HanesBrands appoints new chief design officer for global innerwear

HanesBrands appoints new chief design officer for global innerwear

The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based apparel group announced on Wednesday that it has named company veteran Jane Newman as chief design officer for global innerwear.
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Online demand fuels Abercrombie & Fitch profit beat, rosy sales outlook

Online demand fuels Abercrombie & Fitch profit beat, rosy sales outlook

Abercrombie & Fitch forecast first-quarter net sales above estimates on Tuesday after tightened costs and surging online sales of sweaters, fleece tops and knit bottoms made for a better-than-expected quarterly profit.
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L Brands tops earnings expectations; revenues fall short on Victoria’s Secret weakness

L Brands tops earnings expectations; revenues fall short on Victoria’s Secret weakness

The Victoria’s Secret parent company reported fourth-quarter income of $860.3 million, or $3.03 per share, on Wednesday, beating analysts’ estimates of $2.91 per share.
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Helen Lambert talks to Godfrey Deeny on what's next in etailing and retailing

Helen Lambert talks to Godfrey Deeny on what's next in etailing and retailing

One of the great retailing experts, Helen Lambert, talks with Godfrey Deeny about what's next in e-tailing and what's up with her latest project, online wholesale platform Style Pulse, in our latest podcast.
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Victoria’s Secret: Assortment analysis sheds light on paths to renewed success

Victoria’s Secret: Assortment analysis sheds light on paths to renewed success

Burgeoning collections, not enough inclusivity, over-reliance on promotions: the US lingerie label has its work cut out to refashion its range and shine again, according to a study by marketing metrics firm Retviews.
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Amelia Hamlin is new Boux Avenue 'face' as it targets North America

Amelia Hamlin is new Boux Avenue 'face' as it targets North America

​UK intimates brand Boux Avenue has named American influencer, model and actress Amelia Hamlin as the new face of the label as it gears up for a move into the key North American market. 
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Playful Promises lingerie sells stake to private equity firm to fund growth

Playful Promises lingerie sells stake to private equity firm to fund growth

​London-based lingerie company Playful Promises has sold a stake to private equity company Bestport as it seeks to add to its fast growth in recent periods and expand further at home and abroad.
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New York Fashion Week Day Two: Pride and Volume

New York Fashion Week Day Two: Pride and Volume

No one could fault the latest crop of designer showing, in New York, for effort. In a busy Monday, with almost 30 collections, their arty videos and polished ideas were a reminder of how hard  people have been working.
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Jason Wu and Imitation of Christ open New York Fashion Week

Jason Wu and Imitation of Christ open New York Fashion Week

Jason Wu opened this month’s New York Fashion Week on the Sunday night of Valentine’s Day, with a nostalgic ode to Coca Cola capitalism. Imitation of Christ followed him with pure whimsicality.
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Opening Ceremony: Humberto and Carol on going to the mattresses

Opening Ceremony: Humberto and Carol on going to the mattresses

Opening Ceremony may have closed down its destination boutique in Soho last spring, but the brand is very much alive and kicking, as the latest collection from its founders – Carol Lim and Humberto Leon - trumpets.
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John Lewis in major fashion and beauty expansion as it adds 50 new brands

John Lewis in major fashion and beauty expansion as it adds 50 new brands

John Lewis on Tuesday unveiled a big expansion of its fashion and beauty offer and the fashion labels it’s adding are designed to reflect the casualisation trend that has only accelerated in the past year.
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Playboy nears deal to buy sexual wellness chain Lovers

Playboy nears deal to buy sexual wellness chain Lovers

Playboy Enterprises is nearing a deal to acquire the parent company of sexual wellness chain Lovers as it seeks to grow its lifestyle brand following the shuttering of its eponymous magazine, sources said on Sunday.  
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