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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.
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Bottega Veneta opens new boutique in Palisades Village, Los Angeles

Bottega Veneta opens new boutique in Palisades Village, Los Angeles

After the opening of its store in Melrose Place, West Hollywood, the Italian luxury label is now opening at Pacific Palisades neighborhood. This is the second luxury brand to enter the Palisades Village shopping center.
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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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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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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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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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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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Harvey Nichols is latest big name to say no thanks to fur

Harvey Nichols is latest big name to say no thanks to fur

​Harvey Nichols has become the latest key fashion vendor to say it will go fur-free, joining other stores and brands that have made the move as campaign groups continue working to drive fur out of the fashion industry.
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Luxury giant LVMH sales rise 9% in fourth quarter

Luxury giant LVMH sales rise 9% in fourth quarter

Luxury goods group LVMH posted a 9% rise in sales in the fourth quarter as shoppers in Europe and the United States splurged over the crucial holiday season, helping to partly offset Covid disruptions in China.
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Clare Vivier on her next store opening and strategy for her brand Clare V.

Clare Vivier on her next store opening and strategy for her brand Clare V.

Los Angeles-based designer Clare Vivier will open her fourteenth Clare V.'s boutique in Washington D.C. at the end of spring. FashionNetwork.com sat down with her to talk about strategies and projects with her brand. 
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Tod's sales exceed 1 billion euros in 2022

Tod's sales exceed 1 billion euros in 2022

Sales at Tod's came just over 1 billion euros at current exchange rates last year, up 10% compared to pre-pandemic level, pushed by the strong growth of its main homonymous brand despite Covid curbs in China.
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Valentino’s 'Impossible Rendez Vous' between couture and clubbing

Valentino’s 'Impossible Rendez Vous' between couture and clubbing

Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli went back to the 80s for inspiration this season in couture, blending the euphoria of that decade with today’s greater sense of inclusivity.
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Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture by Haider Ackermann: More H than JP

Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture by Haider Ackermann: More H than JP

Lots of Haider and not a huge quantity of Jean Paul at Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture By Haider Ackermann, the fourth edition of the project of inviting other designers to create one-off Gaultier couture collections. 
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Prada's Lorenzo Bertelli sets out 'soft transition" to new leadership

Prada's Lorenzo Bertelli sets out 'soft transition" to new leadership

Italian fashion group Prada is hiring former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra to smooth the transition to the next generation of the family, Lorenzo Bertelli, son of Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli said on Tuesday.
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