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Valentino moves to Akoni under new eyewear deal that starts in 2022

Valentino moves to Akoni under new eyewear deal that starts in 2022

Valentino has switched eyewear partners in a deal with Akoni Group for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of its eyewear after previously working with Luxottica in a partnership that has ended early.
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Skechers and Marcolin extend licensing agreement through 2024

Skechers and Marcolin extend licensing agreement through 2024

The American footwear and lifestyle company and the Italian glasses specialist have announced that they have renewed their licensing agreement for Skechers-branded eyewear until December 31, 2024.
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FYidoctors acquires trendy Canadian eyewear label BonLook

FYidoctors acquires trendy Canadian eyewear label BonLook

Montreal-based trendy eyewear brand BonLook has been acquired by Canadian healthcare organization FYidoctors. 
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Nordstrom warns of supply shortages as holiday season approaches, shares plunge

Nordstrom warns of supply shortages as holiday season approaches, shares plunge

Nordstrom Inc said labor costs pinched its quarterly profit and warned of product shortages at its off-price stores heading into the holiday season, sending its shares down 23% in extended trading on Tuesday.
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Warby Parker posts revenue rise of 32%

Warby Parker posts revenue rise of 32%

Following its IPO in August, the digital-first eyewear retailer has reported net revenue of $137.4 million for the third quarter, an increase of 32.0% compared to $104.1 million in the same period in the previous year.
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Martin Margiela at Lafayette Anticipations: Life after fashion

Martin Margiela at Lafayette Anticipations: Life after fashion

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s adage that there are 'no second acts in American public life' is also a warning to fashion designers not to re-invent themselves in a second career. Martin Margiela's art show ignores that advice. 
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Kering announces that Daniel Lee has quit Bottega Veneta

Kering announces that Daniel Lee has quit Bottega Veneta

The Kering luxury group announced Wednesday evening that Daniel Lee has abruptly quit his position as creative director of Bottega Veneta after just three years at the helm. No successor has been named. 
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Safilo has stronger Q3 despite weakness in Asia

Safilo has stronger Q3 despite weakness in Asia

​Luxe eyewear giant Safilo saw its business in the US recovering in Q3 and Europe being on the road to recovery, both regions offsetting a weaker Asian market and the loss of some key licences (such as Dior and Fendi).
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Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Retailers are launching holiday marketing campaigns to lure in-store shoppers as supply chain issues boost costs for consumers.  
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Ray-Ban launches first NFT eyewear in history

Ray-Ban launches first NFT eyewear in history

While most people didn’t know what an NFT was just a little while ago, the tech is making its way into the fashion sector and Luxottica’s Ray-Ban brand has launched the first NFT (Non-Fungible Token) glasses in history. 
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Vuarnet launches Marine Serre Mad Max-inspired eyewear collection

Vuarnet launches Marine Serre Mad Max-inspired eyewear collection

Vuarnet has launched a new eyewear collection designed by happening French creator Marine Serre, with its inspiration coming from cult action flick Mad Max.
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Lacoste renews eyewear licence with Marchon

Lacoste renews eyewear licence with Marchon

The partnership between the French sportswear label and the US eyewear producer continues, as Lacoste has recently renewed the licence agreement with Marchon for its sunglasses and eyeglasses lines.
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David Beckham launches London-inspired eyewear collection and campaign

David Beckham launches London-inspired eyewear collection and campaign

​Taking its inspiration from his London roots and adding “British style combined with a sharp focus on detail and functionality”, David Beckham has launched his new autumn/winter 2021 eyewear collection and campaign.
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Paris Fashion Week ends with Love Brings Love farewell to Alber Elbaz

Paris Fashion Week ends with Love Brings Love farewell to Alber Elbaz

The fashion industry bade farewell on Tuesday night to Alber Elbaz in exactly the way he would have wanted, with a legendary runway show.
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French Connection agrees $40 mln sale; chairman to retire

French Connection agrees $40 mln sale; chairman to retire

French Connection, the provocative UK fashion brand known for its "FCUK" branding, said on Monday it has agreed to sell itself for 29 million pounds, after years of losses only made worse during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Schiaparelli’s surrealist-chic sweet spot

Schiaparelli’s surrealist-chic sweet spot

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. Which is what’s happened at Schiaparelli, where designer Daniel Roseberry has hit a sweet spot between polished, perverse and punchy.
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