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Korean artist Dahye Jeong wins the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2022

Korean artist Dahye Jeong wins the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2022

"A Time of Sincerity", a basket made of horsehair that revives a craft technique that dates back five centuries, was the work chosen this year from among the thirty finalists.
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Carlo Capasa re-elected chairman of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Carlo Capasa re-elected chairman of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Carlo Capasa has been confirmed for the fifth consecutive time as head of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (CNMI). He has been re-elected after two particularly challenging years marked by the pandemic. 
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Botter wins ANDAM 2022 Grand Prize; Robert Wun the Prix Spécial

Botter wins ANDAM 2022 Grand Prize; Robert Wun the Prix Spécial

Botter, the duo of Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herreburgh, has won the ANDAM 2022 Grand Prize; as Robert Wun was awarded the Prix Spécial, and Anthony Alvarez of Bluemarble picked up the Pierre Bergé Prize.
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Ralph Toledano, passing the baton, considers his tenure at the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode

Ralph Toledano, passing the baton, considers his tenure at the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode

This Friday marked the passing of a baton, as Ralph Toledano retires as president of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French high fashion’s governing body. He met Fashion Network to consider his tenure.
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Richemont announces death of former vice-president Jean-Paul Aeschimann

Richemont announces death of former vice-president Jean-Paul Aeschimann

Richemont Group has announced that its former vice-president Jean-Paul Aeschimann passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. 
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Isabella Burley is new marketing chief at Acne Studios

Isabella Burley is new marketing chief at Acne Studios

​Isabella Burley has been named as the new chief marketing officer of Acne Studios. She continues the long tradition of prominent journalists moving into the fashion industry and particularly into marketing roles.
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Mr Jones watches launches debut clothing offer to mark 15th anniversary

Mr Jones watches launches debut clothing offer to mark 15th anniversary

Independent watchmaking brand Mr Jones Watches is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the launch a T-shirt range. But don’t expect a watch motif: the debut design honours the firm’s office dog, Stanley the dachshund.
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Baird Group gets funding injection to drive international growth

Baird Group gets funding injection to drive international growth

UK-based menswear retailer/wholesaler Baird Group has secured £7 million in funding from Bibby Financial Services (BFS). The additional financing will go to support international growth while increasing stock volumes.
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Frasers Group buys major MySale stake to help with clearance activities

Frasers Group buys major MySale stake to help with clearance activities

​Frasers Group has acquired a big stake in Australian fashion marketplace, MySale. It sees it as "an opportunity for a strategic partnership" to sell end-of-line group products via an established clearance channel.
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New Valentino eyewear under Akoni deal to launch in July

New Valentino eyewear under Akoni deal to launch in July

​Valentino is entering what it says is “a new chapter” for its eyewear offer with the July launch of its first products under the exclusive deal it signed with Switzerland-based Akoni Group late last year.
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Luxury shoppers increasingly focus on sustainability, the metaverse - report

Luxury shoppers increasingly focus on sustainability, the metaverse - report

A new BCG and Comité Colbert study shows that 65% of consumers “take into account companies' commitment to sustainable development when deciding on their purchases” and that luxury still needs to do more to excel online.
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Chanel-backed 'activated silk' firm adds new investors

Chanel-backed 'activated silk' firm adds new investors

Evolved By Nature, a biotech firm backed by French fashion company Chanel, said on Thursday it has raised $120 million in a financing round, adding new investors including one of Canada's biggest pension funds.
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Crocs teams up with MCM on limited-edition release

Crocs teams up with MCM on limited-edition release

Crocs debuted on Tuesday its latest collaboration with German luxury fashion house MCM introducing a reimagined version of the Classic Clog in two distinct styles. 
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Emporio Armani opens first Canadian store in Toronto

Emporio Armani opens first Canadian store in Toronto

The Armani Group opened on Wednesday its first Emporio Armani store in Canada, in Toronto, Ontario, at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. 
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Georges Hobeika confirms son Jad as joint creative director

Georges Hobeika confirms son Jad as joint creative director

The Lebanese fashion designer, who will be showing at the opening of Paris Haute Couture Week on July 4, has officially named his son Jad Hobeika as his label's joint creative director.
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Arturo Obegero, Oteyza, Alled-Martinez and Mans: Spanish menswear in Paris

Arturo Obegero, Oteyza, Alled-Martinez and Mans: Spanish menswear in Paris

Four Spanish names were present at Paris Fashion Week, with pieces that ranged from reinterpretations of tailoring in a contemporary way and others that challenged traditional ideas of masculinity.
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