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Marcus Rashford slams claim that campaigning boosts his endorsement deals

Marcus Rashford slams claim that campaigning boosts his endorsement deals

​High-profile England football star Marcus Rashford has been forced to defend his commercial and charity partnerships, including his links to luxury fashion house Burberry.
Luxury
Burberry opens new concept flagship on Sloane Street, more planned globally

Burberry opens new concept flagship on Sloane Street, more planned globally

​Burberry has officially unveiled its new-concept flagship on Sloane Street in London. It’s the first of its flagships to feature its new global design concept “that encapsulates the essence of the luxury house”.
Luxury
Bally signs Johnny Huang as first Chinese global ambassador

Bally signs Johnny Huang as first Chinese global ambassador

​Bally is underlining the strength of the Chinese consumer with its latest campaign as it has signed up Chinese actor and model Huang Jingyu, also known as Johnny Huang, as the campaign’s star and as brand ambassador.
Luxury
Mulberry bounce-back starts, swings to profit despite lower sales

Mulberry bounce-back starts, swings to profit despite lower sales

​Mulberry group had some good news as it released its results for the year to March 27, showing that it coped reasonably well with the pandemic and that since the end of the period it has started to bounce back. 
Luxury
Vetements' new brand to launch in Paris on Thursday

Vetements' new brand to launch in Paris on Thursday

Vetements, the Zurich-based fashion brand founded by Demna Gvasalia and his brother Guram, is finally set to reveal its “secret project” involving the launch of a new brand, in Paris, on Thursday. 
Luxury
More brands dump Chinese popstar accused of sexual assault

More brands dump Chinese popstar accused of sexual assault

Louis Vuitton and Bulgari on Tuesday joined a legion of brands in dropping Chinese-Canadian pop idol Kris Wu, as sexual assault allegations swirling around the star drew condemnation across Chinese social media.
Luxury
Fausto Puglisi on reviving Cavalli; partisan chic and working with Mike Tyson

Fausto Puglisi on reviving Cavalli; partisan chic and working with Mike Tyson

Fausto Puglisi has unveiled his debut collection for the house of Roberto Cavalli, and the designer has come out swinging.  Here's the maximalist from Messina on his colorful vision for the brand.
Luxury
LVMH to buy 60% stake in Off-White, Abloh to expand role in the group

LVMH to buy 60% stake in Off-White, Abloh to expand role in the group

​In a month that's shaping up to be huge as far as luxury deals are concerned, the latest news is that LVMH is boosting its stake in Off-White. Virgil Abloh's streetwear label will now be 60% owned by the French giant. 
Luxury
Dolce & Gabbana hires former Condé Nast exec for communication & marketing

Dolce & Gabbana hires former Condé Nast exec for communication & marketing

The former CEO of Condé Nast Italy will assume the newly created post of communication and marketing director for the Italian luxury label, which also put him in charge of the new homeware division.
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Cavalli menswear: Fausto Puglisi debuts with Mike Tyson techno-Tuscan badass bling

Cavalli menswear: Fausto Puglisi debuts with Mike Tyson techno-Tuscan badass bling

Techno tribal-print mania at Cavalli, and all the better for it, in the debut menswear collection and video starring Mike Tyson for the house by designer Fausto Puglisi, unveiled Monday evening online.
Luxury
Flannels unveils "groundbreaking" flagship, adds beauty for first time

Flannels unveils "groundbreaking" flagship, adds beauty for first time

​Frasers Group has unveiled its latest big development. The new Flannels in Sheffield opened its doors with women's and men's ready to wear and accessories, plus kidswear, activewear and — for the first time — beauty.
Luxury
Ermenegildo Zegna to list shares on NYSE in $3.2bn SPAC deal

Ermenegildo Zegna to list shares on NYSE in $3.2bn SPAC deal

Just a day after news that L Catterton will take a stake in Etro, Ermenegildo Zegna said it will list its shares in New York and is combining with Investindustrial Acquisition Corp, which will be a minority shareholder. 
Luxury
Cannes fashion: The good, the bad and the plain weird

Cannes fashion: The good, the bad and the plain weird

With so few red carpets to walk this past year, stars, celebs and the world's sharpest-elbowed influencers piled onto the "tapis rouge" at the Cannes film festival.
Luxury
LVMH-backed fund to buy majority stake in Italian luxe label Etro

LVMH-backed fund to buy majority stake in Italian luxe label Etro

​Etro is looking to future-proof its business and has revealed a “strategic partnership” with L Catterton Europe that it said will be the “start of a new phase of growth”
Luxury
Safilo wins five-year licence for Carolina Herrera eyewear

Safilo wins five-year licence for Carolina Herrera eyewear

​Safilo has both lost licences and picked up a number of new contracts in recent periods and the latest win is with upscale American fashion brand Carolina Herrera.
Fashion
Richemont luxury sales surpass pre-pandemic levels

Richemont luxury sales surpass pre-pandemic levels

Swiss luxury goods group Richemont said Friday that sales had climbed above their pre-pandemic level thanks to sales in Asia, the Americas and Middle East. Jewellery sales led the advance, while fashion sales declined.
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