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Industrial development, not trends, integral to rise of South Korea

April 25, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – The rise of Asian fashion is an industrial and historical process, not just a result of “trends,” according to a Simone Fashion Company executive speaking at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference on April 21.

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Tales of tweed afford Chanel a platform for rediscovery each season

April 22, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – French atelier Chanel goes on a different journey with each collection and its iconic tweed scripts the narrative surrounding a specific theme, explained a brand executive at the Conde Nast International Luxury Conference on April 20.

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Strong retail partnerships rely on mutual goals, consumer activation strategies

April 22, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Brands looking to grow their business into new markets must choose a franchise partner carefully, making sure that both parties’ end goals align, said accessories designer Anya Hindmarch at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference.

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Ferragamo CEO plans exit within 2016

April 21, 2016

Italian fashion label Salvatore Ferragamo’s CEO Michele Norsa is stepping down from his position after 10 years on the job.

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Fashion allows wearer to inhabit ideal self: Jason Wu

April 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Fashion is an ongoing game of dress-up, but that gives it an ability to affect change, according to designer Jason Wu at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference on April 20.

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Moncler investigates down suppliers following animal mistreatment claims

April 20, 2016

Italian outerwear label Moncler is performing an audit on its suppliers in the wake of criticism of its down production.

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Calvin Klein creative change rumored to make way for Raf Simons

April 19, 2016

As Calvin Klein’s head creatives exit the company, it has reignited speculation about Raf Simons’ rumored appointment at the U.S. fashion label.

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Yoox Net-A-Porter gains Middle Eastern insights via new investor

April 19, 2016

Yoox Net-A-Porter Group is looking to expand its presence in the Middle East with the help of a new investment from Dubai’s Alabbar Enterprises.

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Hudson’s Bay Company centralizes communications activities across banners

April 19, 2016

Saks Fifth Avenue parent Hudson’s Bay Company has created a new Corporate Communications and Public Relations division as it works to share best practices across its retail brands.

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VULT leverages “FinTech” to offer transparency, confidence for diamond sales

April 19, 2016

Financial technology firm VULT is aiming to alter the way investors view the diamond industry by turning the precious stones into a genuine asset.

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