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Safilo boosts controlling stake in Privé Revaux as Schottenstein quits

Safilo boosts controlling stake in Privé Revaux as Schottenstein quits

​Eyewear giant Safilo has further extend its control of Privé Revaux, adding to its existing 64.2% stake so that it now owns 81.9% of the company.
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Prada: Stasi chic on Hollywood hipsters

Prada: Stasi chic on Hollywood hipsters

A welcome return to ruddy health at Prada, where Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons unveiled their best menswear collection to date, worn by the city’s best cast, on a sunny Sunday in Milan.
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Etro: The apparel and the ecstasy

Etro: The apparel and the ecstasy

Nothing like a new management to liberate a venerable brand and unleash the potential of a talented designer. Which was very much the case on Sunday, when Kean Etro staged one of his snappiest collections for the house.
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Dolce & Gabbana: Moda alla Machine Gun Kelly

Dolce & Gabbana: Moda alla Machine Gun Kelly

Right when you were thinking one could drown in all the laudable sustainable menswear on display in Milan, along comes Dolce & Gabbana to wake the whole city up with some moda alla Machine Gun Kelly on Saturday. 
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Milan Fashion Week: DSquared2 dreams of Deep North dandies

Milan Fashion Week: DSquared2 dreams of Deep North dandies

The brothers Caten returned to their Canadian roots this season with a DSquared2 collection ideal for Deep North dandies and hipster trappers presented Friday, the opening day of the Milan menswear season.
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CFDA announces February New York Fashion Week schedule

CFDA announces February New York Fashion Week schedule

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has released its official New York Fashion Week lineup for February, which sees a host of new and big-name designers set to showcase their latest collections in the Big Apple.
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Oakley partners with football star Kylian Mbappé

Oakley partners with football star Kylian Mbappé

Sports performance eyewear brand Oakley announced on Thursday a new, multi-year partnership with French footballer and Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé. 
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Pitti 101: Latimmier live in a Pucci family palazzo

Pitti 101: Latimmier live in a Pucci family palazzo

Finally, a proper actual live runway show of re-defined masculine menswear in Pitti, staged late Wednesday inside a Pucci family Palazzo in Florence, courtesy of gender-bender designer Ervin Latimer.
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Pitti Uomo 101 opens with grinta, Baldinini, AlphaTauri and Caruso

Pitti Uomo 101 opens with grinta, Baldinini, AlphaTauri and Caruso

They may be letting unvaccinated tennis players into Australia, but here at Pitti Uomo 101 in Florence, Covid passes are obligatory, each entrant is temperature checked, and everyone wears a PPF8 masks. 
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Specsavers fares strongly during pandemic as profits soar

Specsavers fares strongly during pandemic as profits soar

Specsavers profit more than doubled in the year to the end of February 2021 as it cut costs during the pandemic while sales fell only 6.6% to £2.73 billion. Sales had risen 5.8% in the previous year before Covid hit.
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JW Anderson calls off Milan runway show, plans digital instead

JW Anderson calls off Milan runway show, plans digital instead

Designer JW Anderson has called off his planned Milan runway show for next weekend and will instead unveil his next menswear collection digitally.
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Moscot opens Copenhagen flagship

Moscot opens Copenhagen flagship

New York City eyewear company Moscot announced on Thursday that it is expanding its presence in Europe with the opening of a new flagship location in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
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David Beckham 'to sell' control of DB Ventures to ABG

David Beckham 'to sell' control of DB Ventures to ABG

David Beckham is reportedly selling a 55% stake in his management business to acquisition-hungry Authentic Brands Group (ABG) for as much as £200 million. The reports haven't been confirmed by either party.
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Frankfurt's January trade shows cancelled

Frankfurt's January trade shows cancelled

The cancellations concern five shows scheduled in Frankfurt, Germany: Premium, Neonyt, Seek, The Ground and new event Val:ue. The organisers are trying to stage an alternative programme.
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Tomorrow beefs up senior management team

Tomorrow beefs up senior management team

The multi-service agency has bolstered its senior staff by naming Jessica Juliano as head of omni-channel operations, Giovanni Pungetti as head of Asia and Giovanni de Marchi, ex Slam Jam, as head of brand partnerships.
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Inspecs buys Sweden's Ego Eyewear

Inspecs buys Sweden's Ego Eyewear

​UK eyewear specialist Inspecs is continuing its acquisitions strategy with the firm on Thursday saying it has bought Sweden-based Ego Eyewear Limited.
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