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StockX sales soared during crisis, Air Jordans remain top sneakers

StockX sales soared during crisis, Air Jordans remain top sneakers

​Sneaker marketplace StockX has released its second Snapshot report showing the state of the company and how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected it and the news looks good on all fronts.
Fashion
Gritty and groovy at Paris Menswear on Sunday

Gritty and groovy at Paris Menswear on Sunday

We know this was a purely digital menswear season in Paris, but it was nice to see a designer attempt to put on something close to a show – named "The Horsepower Takeaway" from Denmark’s Henrik Vibskov.
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Paris Menswear looks east, finding ideas, and Soul from Seoul

Paris Menswear looks east, finding ideas, and Soul from Seoul

The Paris menswear season was all about Asian influences with a quartet of designers from that continent making dramatic stylistic statements Saturday, midway through the first season for men’s fashion entirely online.  
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Butterfly Twists links up with Catherine Zeta-Jones

Butterfly Twists links up with Catherine Zeta-Jones

Award-winning Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is making her first venture into the world of footwear design in collaboration with British shoe brand Butterfly Twists.
Luxury
Mulberry to discontinue ready-to-wear line

Mulberry to discontinue ready-to-wear line

The struggling British fashion and accessories brand, which is axing its Paris and Hong Kong comms teams, is also on the verge of discontinuing its ready-to-wear and footwear licences from Spring/Summer 2021. 
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John Lewis to axe Bullring store and seven more, talks of e-tail acceleration

John Lewis to axe Bullring store and seven more, talks of e-tail acceleration

The John Lewis Partnership has revealed which of its department stores are set to close permanently following a review of its branches and said on Thursday that eight locations won’t reopen.
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Luxury industry faces more selective and reasonable consumers

Luxury industry faces more selective and reasonable consumers

The Covid-19 crisis is reshaping the top of the luxury market with consumers being more selective and spending less, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group and Altagamma released on Tuesday.
Luxury
Pascal Morand and Séverine Merle on re-inventing Paris Menswear during and after the pandemic

Pascal Morand and Séverine Merle on re-inventing Paris Menswear during and after the pandemic

Few fashion organizations have had a busier spring than the Fédération de la Couture et de la Mode. FashionNetwork.com met with Pascal Morand and Séverine Merle to discuss Paris' upcoming digital menswear fashion week.
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Chaumet launches Perspectives collection with instructive online video

Chaumet launches Perspectives collection with instructive online video

Chaumet took an unusual approach to launching its latest collection, Perspectives, with an instructive online video with four key decision makers in the jewelry brand.
Luxury
Rich consumers globally question reliance on luxury - Altiant study

Rich consumers globally question reliance on luxury - Altiant study

Global affluent consumers are beginning to question their consumption of luxury goods in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, but the Chinese are still very pro-luxury, even though they're demanding sustainability too.
Luxury
Burberry evolves product approach with new RTW business chief

Burberry evolves product approach with new RTW business chief

Burberry is evolving its approach to product with the company creating three new business units and hiring a new ready-to-wear business chief, Adrian Ward-Rees, who has also worked at Dior Homme.
Luxury
Italy's Tod's CEO reiterates he has no intention of selling company

Italy's Tod's CEO reiterates he has no intention of selling company

Diego Della Valle, chairman and chief executive of Italian luxury brand group Tod’s, reiterated he had no intention of selling the company, often seen by analysts as a possible target for investors.
Luxury
Schiaparelli and Naomi kick off Paris's first digital couture season

Schiaparelli and Naomi kick off Paris's first digital couture season

Schiaparelli kicked off first the ever fully digital Paris haute couture season on Monday with a film which concentrated on its couturier, Daniel Roseberry, since he was marooned in New York throughout the lockdown.
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Concerns over Oxford Street future as social distancing bites

Concerns over Oxford Street future as social distancing bites

New footfall figures for the weekend show the extent of the challenge facing major shopping destinations with Oxford Street in particular under heavy pressure.
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England's quarantine U-turn still excludes highest spenders says Walpole

England's quarantine U-turn still excludes highest spenders says Walpole

The luxury sector is concerned that there are too many exclusions from the list of countries that don't have to quarantine when arriving in England, including China, the US, Russia and Middle East states.
Luxury
Hermès unveils its spring 2021 menswear via performance art

Hermès unveils its spring 2021 menswear via performance art

The house of Hermès kicked off the Continent’s first purely digital fashion season on Sunday with a low-key performance art video of its spring 2021 menswear collection.  
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