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Bouchra Jarrar and Julie de Libran treat guests to intimate Haute Couture shows

Bouchra Jarrar and Julie de Libran treat guests to intimate Haute Couture shows

Both designers opted to reveal their Haute Couture collections for Spring-Summer 2020 at home, harking back to a certain confidential air in couture shows and presenting ultra-chic ensembles fit to wear every day.
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Louis Vuitton deepens U.S. ties with NBA basketball deal

Louis Vuitton deepens U.S. ties with NBA basketball deal

Louis Vuitton said on Wednesday it had struck a partnership with the National Basketball Association, as the luxury goods brand ramps up its efforts to make a splash in the United States. 
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Jean-Paul Gaultier bid farewell with giant 50th anniversary show

Jean-Paul Gaultier bid farewell with giant 50th anniversary show

Jean-Paul Gaultier bowed out of fashion on Wednesday, the last full day of the Paris haute couture season, with a gigantic show in a storied Paris theatre bringing down the curtains on a 50-year career in fashion.
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Retailers feel unable to keep up with demands of hyperadoptive consumers

Retailers feel unable to keep up with demands of hyperadoptive consumers

According to a new study, although increasing numbers of retailers are prioritizing customer-centric initiatives, a vast majority believe that they are not effectively adapting to the demands of hyperadoptive consumers.
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Ulyana Sergeenko throws a glamorous party with Dita von Teese

Ulyana Sergeenko throws a glamorous party with Dita von Teese

Ulyana Sergeenko showed her new couture collection at Paris' Hôtel Mona Bismarck, unveiling pieces partly inspired by the famous style icon that owned the mansion, with Dita von Teese on hand to present the creations.
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Steffen Schraut links with Smiley for handbag partnership

Steffen Schraut links with Smiley for handbag partnership

German-based luxury fashion designer Steffen Schraut is set to launch a handbag range in July in partnership with the Smiley Company.
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Accessories
Jacket Required to relocate to new venue as part of premium push

Jacket Required to relocate to new venue as part of premium push

​From July 2020, Jacket Required, the contemporary menswear show, is relocating to Saatchi Gallery in south west London to emphasise its premium positioning.
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Condé Nast names new chief product and technology officer

Condé Nast names new chief product and technology officer

Sanjay Bhakta will start his new job on 27 January, overseeing all areas of Condé Nast’s global technology strategy and services and product development. 
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Elie Saab down Mexico way

Elie Saab down Mexico way

With Latin singer Leo Danʼs Te He Prometido coming out of the speakers, the message was clear this season at Elie Saab, the designer was going down Mexico way.
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La DoubleJ doubles down at haute couture

La DoubleJ doubles down at haute couture

One Italian fashion house enjoying a golden streak is La DoubleJ, a beaming and bouncy brand created by the most energetic American lady in Milan JJ Martin.
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Maison Margiela: Defiant deconstruction, back home in the Marais

Maison Margiela: Defiant deconstruction, back home in the Marais

John Galliano marked a return to his old neighbourhood on a crisp Wednesday morning, with an impressive statement of his signature deranged beauty in the Marais, where he has resided for almost two decades in Paris.
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Escada CEO Iris Epple-Righi steps down

Escada CEO Iris Epple-Righi steps down

CEO Iris Epple-Righi is no longer with the German luxury label, which was bought by US private equity firm Regent last autumn. She left of her own initiative, according to an article published in the German media. 
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Burberry hails strong Q3, sales rise despite Hong Kong halving

Burberry hails strong Q3, sales rise despite Hong Kong halving

Burberry’s Q3 update offered further signs of the strength of the firm’s growth strategy. It had “a good quarter” and “continued to shift consumer perceptions of our brand and align the network to our new vision”.
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Haute Couture shows its vitality in Paris

Haute Couture shows its vitality in Paris

Along with big names like Chanel and Dior, a number of other brands showed their vitality on Tuesday, with Julien Fournié, Stephane Rolland, Alexandre Vauthier and RVDK all presenting their contemporary twist on couture.
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Louis Vuitton shows off huge rough diamond

Louis Vuitton shows off huge rough diamond

The biggest rough diamond discovered was shown to private clients Tuesday by French luxury handbag-maker Louis Vuitton, which acquired the 1,758-carat gem to make a big splash in the high-end jewellery market.
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Hugo Boss sales beat forecasts as spruced up stores lure shoppers

Hugo Boss sales beat forecasts as spruced up stores lure shoppers

German fashion house Hugo Boss reported better than expected fourth-quarter sales growth on Tuesday, helped by strong demand at its renovated stores and growth in online retail.
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