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Pandora in game-changing switch to lab-grown diamonds

Pandora in game-changing switch to lab-grown diamonds

​In a move that could influence a number of other companies in the jewellery space, the world’s largest jeweller has said it will only sell lab-grown diamonds in future.
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Pandora eyes U.S., China for fresh sparkle after strong start to 2021, may expand into new categories

Pandora eyes U.S., China for fresh sparkle after strong start to 2021, may expand into new categories

Jewellery maker Pandora on Tuesday announced a push for growth in the United States and China, and potential expansion into new areas such as watches and bags, after posting forecast-beating Q1 operating profit.
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Billie Eilish and Timothee Chalamet among young Met Gala co-chairs

Billie Eilish and Timothee Chalamet among young Met Gala co-chairs

New York's star-studded Met Gala will focus on youth and diversity this year, with four co-chairs under the age of 30 -- actor Timothee Chalamet, poet Amanda Gorman, singer Billie Eilish and tennis player Naomi Osaka.
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Keeping it real: appraisers sift China second-hand luxury market for fakes

Keeping it real: appraisers sift China second-hand luxury market for fakes

It's the world's biggest market for luxury goods -- and their counterfeits -- so an expert eye for telling a bona fide Chanel handbag from a bogus one is a skill set in hot demand across China.
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Hermès unveils new Beijing flagship

Hermès unveils new Beijing flagship

​Ultra-luxe label Hermès has unveiled a newly transformed flagship in Beijing's China World Trade Centre. It covers two floors and more than 900 sqm with an “eye-catching façade that beckons from afar”.
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Tiffany to launch diamond engagement rings for men

Tiffany to launch diamond engagement rings for men

The iconic New York-based jeweler is expanding the offering of its famous diamond engagement rings with the launch of its first engagement collection designed specifically for men this May.
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Luxury: Multibrand e-tailers the winning proposition

Luxury: Multibrand e-tailers the winning proposition

Covid-19 has boosted e-tail, especially for multibrand sites and leading luxury labels, according to a study by Bernstein for Altagamma. An evolution that means other labels need to rethink their commercial strategy.
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Tiffany & Co raises $10M for the Wildlife Conservation Network

Tiffany & Co raises $10M for the Wildlife Conservation Network

Tiffany & Co. announced on Thursday that it has reached $10 million in total donations to the Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) through its Tiffany Save The Wild collection. 
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Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

Hermès opens third store in London's Harrods

​Hermès has opened an entirely new space inside London’s Harrods, dedicated exclusively to women’s product. The store celebrates the “depth and richness” of its female-focused collections”.
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World's most valuable apparel brands: Nike, Gucci top again, ASOS and Boohoo are buoyant

World's most valuable apparel brands: Nike, Gucci top again, ASOS and Boohoo are buoyant

Nike has once again claimed the title of the world’s most valuable apparel brand. It’s the seventh year in a row that it has taken top spot in the annual Brand Finance ranking.
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Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

​Hermès had a good first quarter as all of its business lines returned to growth and the company said it saw "a remarkable increase" in ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as watches and other categories. 
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Tiffany unveils Blackpink singer Rosé as new brand ambassador

Tiffany unveils Blackpink singer Rosé as new brand ambassador

Tiffany has unveiled Blackpink’s singer Rosé as its new brand ambassador, in the first bold move in image under the house’s new LVMH management team.
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Robert Buchbauer announces new sustainability goals for Swarovski

Robert Buchbauer announces new sustainability goals for Swarovski

Just short of a year after his appointment as the crystal maker’s CEO, Robert Buchbauer has reaffirmed the 126-year old company’s dedication to sustainability with the announcement of six new key commitments.
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Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Gucci rebound drives Kering's sales up 26% in Q1

Sales at Kering rose by 26% in the first quarter of 2021, led by a strong rebound for its star label Gucci, with growth in Asia and the United States more than offsetting new coronavirus lockdowns in much of Europe.
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Balenciaga winter 2021 pre-collection: Yearning for global travel

Balenciaga winter 2021 pre-collection: Yearning for global travel

With European populations slowly but surely being vaccinated, designers on the Continent are suddenly expressing a new optimism. Few more so than Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga in Balenciaga's winter 2021 pre-collection.
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UK approves extradition of Indian celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi

UK approves extradition of Indian celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi

Britain's interior ministry said Friday it had approved the extradition of fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi to his homeland, where he is accused of defrauding one of the largest banks of $1.8 billion.
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