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Matchesfashion gets £60m cash injection from owner

Matchesfashion gets £60m cash injection from owner

​Matchesfashion’s owner Apax partners has agreed a £60m funding package for the luxury retailer as it continues to work on its turnaround. The new package comprises £40m of equity and £20m of additional debt.
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Louis Vuitton launches baby collection

Louis Vuitton launches baby collection

The Parisian luxury label has taken its first steps into childrenswear with a collection for new-born babies up to 12 months of age, which will be available at select Louis Vuitton stores from March 3.
Luxury
Bernard Arnault delivers the good and the bad

Bernard Arnault delivers the good and the bad

The LVMH chairman took advantage of the record results presentation to underline the power of the luxury giant in the face of its rivals but also to praise its managers, while avoiding the subject of his succession.
Luxury
Mila Schön names Marc Audibet creative director in major investment plan

Mila Schön names Marc Audibet creative director in major investment plan

Famed Milanese fashion house Mila Schön has named Marc Audibet to be its new creative director in major investment plan to relaunch the brand, backed by new Italian investors.
Fashion
Valentino dives deeper into creative circularity with La Réserve des Arts

Valentino dives deeper into creative circularity with La Réserve des Arts

​As recycling becomes a key focus of all aspects of a fashion business, Valentino has announced an interesting link-up that aims to re-use its runway show sets for creative purposes.
Luxury
Aelis, Juana Martín and Imane Ayissi's contemporary craftsmanship

Aelis, Juana Martín and Imane Ayissi's contemporary craftsmanship

The last day of Paris Haute Couture Week saw exquisite collections from several international brands, ranging from minimalist and artisanal collections, to Flamenco and African-inspired ones. 
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Prada appoints former Luxottica chief Guerra as new CEO

Prada appoints former Luxottica chief Guerra as new CEO

Italian fashion group Prada said on Friday it appointed former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as its new chief executive officer, taking the place of Patrizio Bertelli and Miuccia Prada as planned.
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Kering appoints Sabato De Sarno as creative director of Gucci

Kering appoints Sabato De Sarno as creative director of Gucci

French luxury group Kering has appointed Sabato De Sarno as creative director of Gucci, it said on Saturday. He will present his debut runway collection at Milan Women’s Fashion Week in September 2023.
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LVMH markets level out in 2022, betting on the recovery in China for 2023

LVMH markets level out in 2022, betting on the recovery in China for 2023

The luxury giant's main markets levelled out last year, with Asia, the US and Europe each accounting for around 25-30%, while it is betting on a strong recovery in China in 2023.
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Canada Goose launches rental via Selfridges

Canada Goose launches rental via Selfridges

Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose has become the latest in-demand name to launch a rental edit with Selfridges via the department store’s website and its London flagship.
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Gaurav Gupta creates sculpture-like garments inspired by infinity for his Paris Haute Couture debut

Gaurav Gupta creates sculpture-like garments inspired by infinity for his Paris Haute Couture debut

The Indian designer, favourite of celebrities such as Sharon Stone, Megan Thee Stallion or Kylie Minogue, brought sophistication and seduction to the Parisian catwalk with his signature sculpture-like designs.
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Patou: Polished, pretty and powerful in Samaritaine

Patou: Polished, pretty and powerful in Samaritaine

Fashion weeks never seem to stop in Paris. On Friday morning, the day after the haute couture season ended, Patou unveiled its Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear collection. Guillaume Henry’s best for the house.
Fashion
Iris van Herpen on the role of women in the fashion industry and the business potential of haute couture

Iris van Herpen on the role of women in the fashion industry and the business potential of haute couture

Coinciding with the presentation of her latest collection at Paris Haute Couture Week, FashionNetwork.com sat down with the Dutch designer to talk about creativity and feminism that goes against the grain.
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Alexandre Vauthier, Julie de Libran and Zuhair Murad's empowered women

Alexandre Vauthier, Julie de Libran and Zuhair Murad's empowered women

There were three different ways of representing female empowerment during the last few days of haute couture fashion shows: maximalist glamour, explosive sensuality and embracing female communities. 
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Couture final day: Fendi, Robert Wun and Mugler

Couture final day: Fendi, Robert Wun and Mugler

Paris couture week ended with a stock market display by Roman powerhouse marque Fendi, a Chinese debutant and a cinematic rockin’ ready-to-wear show in a former slaughterhouse from Mugler.
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Ferragamo sales grow in 2022, but China Covid curbs hit Q4

Ferragamo sales grow in 2022, but China Covid curbs hit Q4

Sales at Italian luxury goods group Salvatore Ferragamo rose by 5.7% at constant exchange rates last year, with a slowdown in the fourth quarter blamed on Covid restrictions in China.
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