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Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

One of fashion’s biggest names has issued a warning to the fashion sector not to get too complacent about current green drives as there’s a lot more work to be done, with legislation also needed. 
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Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

The CEO of Sergio Rossi is now a shareholder alongside Chinese group Fosun, which has recently acquired the Italian footwear label, and tells FashionNetwork.com how the operation unfolded, outlining his future plans.
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Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group acquires control of shoemaker Sergio Rossi

Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group acquires control of shoemaker Sergio Rossi

Fosun Fashion Group (FFG), the owner of Lanvin, has acquired Italian luxury shoemaker Sergio Rossi, in the latest acquisition by the rapidly growing Chinese group.
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Burberry speeds up green goals, to be "climate positive" by 2040

Burberry speeds up green goals, to be "climate positive" by 2040

​Burberry said on Thursday that it would be “climate positive by 2040”, the new sustainability ambition making it the first luxury brand to aim for that target, it added
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Could the USA be luxury's next El Dorado after China?

Could the USA be luxury's next El Dorado after China?

The stock market is bullish, the economy is recovering, consumer confidence is growing: all indicators are positive, fuelling luxury purchases on a North American market that is highly dynamic and promising for labels.
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Capri's power brands trio are bouncing back despite Q4 loss, says CEO

Capri's power brands trio are bouncing back despite Q4 loss, says CEO

Capri Holdings may have made a loss in Q4, but the company remains upbeat that in a post-pandemic world, its trio of power brands can be a profits-generating machine.
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Dior Men Spring 2022: from Bohan to big cats

Dior Men Spring 2022: from Bohan to big cats

For his latest collection for Christian Dior, creative director of menswear Kim Jones has channelled multiple ideas by the brand’s former creative director, Marc Bohan, the longest-reigning designer at the couture house.
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Richemont profits surge despite sales dip, fashion labels get online boost

Richemont profits surge despite sales dip, fashion labels get online boost

​The trading environment may have been volatile but luxury giant Richemont still managed to see net profit rising almost 40% in the financial year to the end of March, beating forecasts by a wide margin.
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Farfetch revenues leap ahead as 2021 starts with a bang

Farfetch revenues leap ahead as 2021 starts with a bang

Farfetch has reported another big leap forward in terms of gross merchandise value (GMV) and digital platform GMV as it continues benefit from consumers shifting online both generally and due to the pandemic.
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Burberry not hurt by Xinjiang cotton row says CEO

Burberry not hurt by Xinjiang cotton row says CEO

​Burberry’s all-important sales in China don’t seem to have been hurt too much by the row over its stance on Xinjiang cotton, it emerged following the release of its full-year results this week.
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Tod's sees possible venture with LVMH, but no talks ongoing

Tod's sees possible venture with LVMH, but no talks ongoing

Italy's Tod’s could further strengthen its ties with LVMH but there are no ongoing talks and no decision has been made, a top Tod’s executive said after the French giant increased its stake in the group.
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Covid dents Burberry sales but bounce-back has begun

Covid dents Burberry sales but bounce-back has begun

​The last year has been a bruising one for many and Burberry’s results for FY21 have illustrated that perfectly, But they also show how it has learned to navigate the pandemic and is bouncing back strongly.
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Ferragamo sees sales growth, loss reduction in Q1

Ferragamo sees sales growth, loss reduction in Q1

In Q1 2021, the Italian luxury label reported a better-than-expected net loss of €0.6 million, down from €41 million YOY, as business was “volatile” owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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French Federation planning live Paris menswear shows this summer

French Federation planning live Paris menswear shows this summer

The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode confirmed Friday that it is planning to host live catwalk shows in Paris this summer, during the upcoming menswear season in June.
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Vegan shoe brand Greensole banks on partnerships for growth

Vegan shoe brand Greensole banks on partnerships for growth

​Greensole, a PETA-approved vegan shoe brand, is banking on partnerships with established brands for growth in the Indian footwear market.
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Mango uses 3D printing for new accessories, shoes collection

Mango uses 3D printing for new accessories, shoes collection

After launching a collection of sustainable jewellery in 2020, Mango has again turned to 3D printing technology to create a seven-item TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) capsule collection.
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