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American Golf hails return of sport after strong Christmas trading

American Golf hails return of sport after strong Christmas trading

Golf looks to be climbing back up the leaderboard again as a sport of choice in the UK. Having spent a number of years in the doldrums, it’s now back in the swing, according to retailer American Golf.
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Crossrail's Bond Street delay is blow to retail

Crossrail's Bond Street delay is blow to retail

​The opening of the new Elizabeth Line that’s a key part of the London transport network will happen in the next few months without the opening of the Bond Street Crossrail station, Transport for London has announced.
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Plans approved to redevelop Altrincham House of Fraser store

Plans approved to redevelop Altrincham House of Fraser store

​The House of Fraser store in Altrincham, Greater Manchester might be no more, but the 75,000 sq ft site isn’t being lost to retail altogether.
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Mr Porter launches Fear of God capsule

Mr Porter launches Fear of God capsule

​YNAP’s high-end menswear e-tailer Mr Porter has launched its first collaboration with LA-based label Fear of God. Designed by Jerry Lorenzo, it features a curated edit from Fear of God’s mainline and Essentials range. 
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Kering to sell watches division

Kering to sell watches division

Kering is shedding its watches division, with plans to sell high-end labels Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin to current management, a move that will allow it to focus on activities in which it has scale.
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Boss brand reveals new logo, makes return to winter sports

Boss brand reveals new logo, makes return to winter sports

​Just a few days after Pentland’s Ellesse brand announced a return to winter sports, the Boss brand is diving deeper into the category too as the official partner of the Hahnenkamm Races, which kicked off its plans.
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Sustainability, tech, flexibility are key factors when buying luxury - report

Sustainability, tech, flexibility are key factors when buying luxury - report

​Sustainability is not just a consideration but “a major factor when making a luxurious purchase with 51% seeing it as a sustainable and environmentally-friendly choice”, a Klarna study claims.
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Springboard 2021 footfall review shows Covid impact, permanent behaviour evolution

Springboard 2021 footfall review shows Covid impact, permanent behaviour evolution

​Footfall to retail destinations has been recovering since the original lockdown in 2020, but 2021 still saw a disastrous fall of 31.1% compared to 2019, tracking specialist Springboard said on Monday.
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Messika unveils Kendall Jenner as new brand face in latest campaign

Messika unveils Kendall Jenner as new brand face in latest campaign

French jeweller Messika announced on Friday the appointment of Kendall Jenner as the new face of its latest collection campaign. 
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Fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

Fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

French designer Thierry Mugler, who reigned over fashion in the 1980s, died on Sunday at the age of 73 of "natural causes", according to his agent.
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Sunday in Paris: Magnificent Alaïa, liberated Paco Rabanne

Sunday in Paris: Magnificent Alaïa, liberated Paco Rabanne

The Paris menswear season hadn’t quite ended, and the haute couture season has not begun. Nonetheless, the city witnessed two striking women’s ready-to-wear shows by Paco Rabanne and Alaïa on Sunday evening.
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Y/Project’s trompe l’oeil pays tribute to Jean Paul Gaultier

Y/Project’s trompe l’oeil pays tribute to Jean Paul Gaultier

Belgian-born designer Glenn Martens presented a surprise evening fashion show in northern Paris featuring Olivier Theyskens strutting down the runway, prior to his collection for Jean-Paul Gaultier presenting next week.
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Ouest Paris merges the Wild West with surf culture

Ouest Paris merges the Wild West with surf culture

Arthur Robert gathered inspiration from the surf culture of the Southwestern coast of France along with elements of the American Wild West to create his first collection presented at Tranöi on Thursday.
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Lemaire takes us on an elegant journey against a twilight desert backdrop

Lemaire takes us on an elegant journey against a twilight desert backdrop

The fashion house launched a versatile co-ed collection featuring Christophe Lemaire and Sarah-Linh Tran’s signature relaxed silhouettes.
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Rebag introduces first-ever loyalty program

Rebag introduces first-ever loyalty program

Rebag, the New York-based luxury resale platform specializing in handbags, has announced the launch of Rebag Rewards, its first-ever multi-tiered loyalty program. 
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Kenzo: Nigo debuts with flowers and finesse

Kenzo: Nigo debuts with flowers and finesse

This Paris menswear season’s big debut was by Nigo at Kenzo on Sunday morning, and the Japanese cult designer’s first collection for the Japanese-born house was certainly made with finesse and a floral flourish.
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