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Gap settles Patagonia trademark lawsuit over 'iconic' pocket design
Outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia Inc has settled its lawsuit accusing Gap Inc of illegally copying the "iconic" snapped flap pocket that the company has long featured on its fleece outerwear.
Ikea stores owner Ingka starts on first New Zealand store
Ikea stores owner Ingka group has announced the official start of work on its delayed first store in New Zealand, which it predicts will be followed by other outlets in the Asia-Pacific region.
In Los Angeles' Arts District, Al's General Store showcases tomorrow's new designers
Located at former punk club Al's Bar, Al's General Store brings together emerging brands. FashionNetwork.com sat down with founder and creative director Colin T. McCarthy to talk about the dynamics of the Arts District.
Cavalli kicks off summer collection tour with Selfridges show and pop-up
There are special collections and really special collections and the latest from Roberto Cavalli, that’s set to make waves at Selfridges, is undeniably one of the latter.
Ikea stores owner Ingka buys warehouse software firm Made4Net
The largest owner of IKEA stores has acquired supply chain software firm Made4Net as the Swedish furniture retailer plans a major expansion in the United States and aims to grow its online sales.
Louis Vuitton unveils luxury lounge at Doha's Hamad International Airport
Louis Vuitton has announced the opening of the Louis Vuitton Lounge by Yannick Alléno, a new culinary concept in partnership with Qatar Duty Free at Hamad International Airport, Doha.
Dior opens its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and spa at Beverly Hills Hotel
On May 26, the French luxury brand took over the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and opened its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and a poolside Spa. The event will run until September.
Mallet London launches new sneaker design as business evolves
Mallet London has been quietly reimagining its shoe collection in recent months with a focus on widening its appeal via the creation of new styles. And with this in mind it has unveiled a new shoe, the Neptune Sneaker.
Lestrange is opening biophilic design store in Coal Drops Yard
Menswear brand Lestrange is opening a store in the popular Coal Drops Yard retail area of King’s Cross, London. The “impact-conscious” brand, which is “rooted in the principles of biophilic design”.
Joe Fresh, Life at Home launch co-branded collection with Jillian Harris
Joe Fresh has teamed up with Loblaw's in-house homeware brand Life at Home to launch their first co-branded collection with lifestyle maven, Jillian Harris.
Furniture brand Cassina opens largest store worldwide in Los Angeles
After recently buying Zanotta, another premium Italian furniture and design brand, Cassina has opened on North Robertson Boulevard in West Hollywood a 1,200 square-metre store on two levels, its largest worldwide.
Angelina Jolie ventures into sustainable fashion design with Atelier Jolie
Atelier Jolie aims to empower customer creativity by utilising surplus garments, promoting a fashion movement rooted in recycling, and actively involving refugees.
Italian Design Brands shares rise on first day of trading
Shares in Italy's Italian Design Brands (IDB), a hub of Italian furniture and lighting companies, jumped more than 3% on their Milan bourse debut on Thursday.At around 1000 GMT IDB's shares were up 3.
White Stuff boosts Scottish store count with Silverburn opening
White Stuff has strengthened its presence in Scotland, opening a store in Silverburn shopping centre, Glasgow. The UK fashion & lifestyle retailer’s new 1,965 sq ft store features its new branding and store design.
Chinese company earnings reveal lopsided economic recovery
People in China splashed out on dining, travel and luxury goods after emerging from three years of pandemic restrictions but are still not spending freely on routine consumer items.
Anthropologie collaborates with Danish designer Pernille Rosenkilde
American lifestyle retailer Anthropologie has teamed up with Copenhagen-based designer, stylist, and influencer, Pernille Rosenkilde, on the launch of an exclusive fashion and homeware collection.