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Kanye West’s YZY Paris fashion week runway show sparks criticism

Kanye West’s YZY Paris fashion week runway show sparks criticism

Kanye West’s latest fashion statement has sparked widespread criticism from industry insiders and celebrities alike. 
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Paris Fashion Week final day: Chanel, A.W.A.K.E. Mode, Louis Vuitton

Paris Fashion Week final day: Chanel, A.W.A.K.E. Mode, Louis Vuitton

The final day of the catwalk season: Chanel staged a magnificent homage show to Last Year at Marienbad; Nicolas Ghesquière pulls off an agenda-setting collection at Vuitton and A.W.A.K.E. Mode experiments brio.
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Cos opens first new concept store in Europe

Cos opens first new concept store in Europe

​H&M Group’s Cos has opened a new Biblioteksgatan, Stockholm store that’s the first in Europe to adopt the label’s more eco-focused new concept design.
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Coperni's spray-on dress is a viral hit on social media

Coperni's spray-on dress is a viral hit on social media

In a standout moment from this Paris Fashion Week, the Coperni label ended its runway show by unveiling a dress of a whole new kind, literally painted live on Bella Hadid in front of a captivated audience.
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Paris: The art of cutting with Sacai, Rokh, Lanvin and Germanier

Paris: The art of cutting with Sacai, Rokh, Lanvin and Germanier

At Paris Fashion Week on Monday, designers showed that they are masters of the art of scissor handling, as illustrated by Sacai, Rokh, Lanvin and Germanier in their collections for spring-summer 2023.
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Shopper spend on non-essentials to drop 20%+ this Christmas - report

Shopper spend on non-essentials to drop 20%+ this Christmas - report

It’s going to be a tougher-than-expected Christmas trading period, if one report is to be believed. UK shoppers are likely to spend 22% less on non-essentials in the festive run-up and other markets will see drops too. 
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Lee to replace Blundell as Grosvenor’s CFO

Lee to replace Blundell as Grosvenor’s CFO

Roger Blundell is to step down as chief finance officer at Grosvenor before the end of the year with Debbie Lee promoted to take over as CFO from January 2023. However, he will move into non-executive and advisory roles.
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John Lewis takes deeper dive into sustainability

John Lewis takes deeper dive into sustainability

The John Lewis Partnership is setting itself some lofty targets on the sustainability front, saying that “we’re going back to our roots and focusing our efforts on protecting and restoring nature”.
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Ben De Lisi debuts on QVC in UK

Ben De Lisi debuts on QVC in UK

Ben De Lisi has long been a popular name in the UK via his Debenhams and Principles links and now he’s launching another affordably priced UK-focused offer with an exclusive line for QVC.
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Trouva owner Made.com is in talks with several potential bidders

Trouva owner Made.com is in talks with several potential bidders

​Furniture retailer Made.com — which has also owned Trouva since the spring — may be facing a sea of troubles as its losses widen, but the up-for-sale business still seems to be in demand.
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Uniqlo September Japan sales continue rising trend

Uniqlo September Japan sales continue rising trend

​Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo brand had another good month in its domestic Japanese market in September.
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Paris Fashion Week Monday: Stella McCartney, Thom Browne, Zimmermann and Lutz Huelle X AZ Factory

Paris Fashion Week Monday: Stella McCartney, Thom Browne, Zimmermann and Lutz Huelle X AZ Factory

Paris Fashion Week Monday: Stella McCartney was all in the family; Thom Browne needed an edit; Zimmermann looked very at-home in Paris, and Lutz Huelle triumphed at AZ Factory.
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Curated Makers to open Battersea Power Station pop-up

Curated Makers to open Battersea Power Station pop-up

Curated Makers, a retail concept that links local independent artists and product makers with the high street, will debut its first pop-up store in London at the rebirth of Battersea Power Station on 14 October. 
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Everstores raises €18 million to buy Shopify merchants

Everstores raises €18 million to buy Shopify merchants

After the aggregators that buy third-party sellers from Amazon to develop them, similar structures are appearing in the Shopify ecosystem, including the German Everstores, which has just raised 18 million euros.
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Sunday in Paris with Ottolinger, Atlein, GmbH and Beautiful People

Sunday in Paris with Ottolinger, Atlein, GmbH and Beautiful People

Despite the rain and a series of delays, emerging labels Ottolinger, Atlein, GmbH and Beautiful People managed to put on a good show, among big names like Balenciaga, Valentino and Givenchy.
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Distressed dystopia at Enfants Riches Déprimés

Distressed dystopia at Enfants Riches Déprimés

Henri Alexander Levy showed his latest collection for Enfants Riches Déprimés in France's top-ranked high school the Lycée Henri IV. And for next season, it very well seems that the kids aren't going to be all right. 
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