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Marco De Vincenzo is new Etro creative chief, accessories will be key

Marco De Vincenzo is new Etro creative chief, accessories will be key

​Etro, the luxury Italian label controlled by the L Catterton fund, has named Marco De Vincenzo as its new creative director. Starting early next month, he’ll be in charge of the women's, men's and home collections.
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Stella McCartney's groundbreaking Mylo-based bag goes on sale in July

Stella McCartney's groundbreaking Mylo-based bag goes on sale in July

​Stella Mccartney will take a key step forward in the use of vegan leather on July 1 with the label set to launch the Frayme Mylo bag at retail on that day.
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Marine Serre strengthens her company with two key appointments

Marine Serre strengthens her company with two key appointments

The designer’s eponymous label, known for its upcycled garments, is appointing Carol Girod as its first chief operations officer and Alya Nazaraly as marketing and digital director. 
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Denim Première Vision makes German debut in Berlin

Denim Première Vision makes German debut in Berlin

With a delay of almost one-and-a-half years, Denim Première Vision launched its first Berlin edition on May 17 at the Arena Berlin, generating great dynamism among the 80 exhibitors present.
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Ukraine war puts Indian diamond polishers out of work

Ukraine war puts Indian diamond polishers out of work

India's huge diamond-polishing industry has furloughed around 250,000 of its roughly two million workers because of sanctions on Russia hitting supplies, a trade union said Thursday.
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Coats cuts jobs after South American unit disposals - report

Coats cuts jobs after South American unit disposals - report

​UK-based threads manufacturer Coats has cut a number of domestic jobs and replaced other roles as part of its new global strategy. The move comes after the the company recently sold its Brazil and Argentina business,
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Coats Group opens new trading year with sales 20% ahead

Coats Group opens new trading year with sales 20% ahead

Threads giant Coats Group said Wednesday it's enjoying “strong sales momentum” in the first four months of the new trading year, with group sales growing 20% year-on-year.
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Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford is stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA, bringing down the curtains on a three-year term at the organization, American fashion’s governing body, in a major suprise.  
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Nona Source opens London site at The Mills Fabrica

Nona Source opens London site at The Mills Fabrica

Luxury fabric resale platform Nona Source has launched its first UK showroom at The Mills Fabrica in London. The platform re-values deadstock fabrics and leathers from LVMH Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons. 
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Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Have bag, will travel, especially with the Pasticcino, the freshly edited Weekend Max Mara handbag which began a global jaunt this week in Venice.
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Inditex in 100 million euro deal to make clothes from recycled fabric

Inditex in 100 million euro deal to make clothes from recycled fabric

Zara owner Inditex has signed an agreement worth more than 100 million euros to buy 30% of the recycled fabric to be produced by a Finnish company for three years in a push to use more sustainable materials.
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Major Mulberry launch sees Lily line going carbon-neutral

Major Mulberry launch sees Lily line going carbon-neutral

​Mulberry has just launched its first carbon-neutral collection with a name “inspired by Mulberry’s commitment to becoming net zero by 2035”.
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Tough April for UK e-tail points to 'end of digital boom' - report

Tough April for UK e-tail points to 'end of digital boom' - report

​Good news for UK online fashion sales. Not so good news for digital beauty sales. Even worse for the e-tail industry as a whole. And after weak April numbers, it suggests the digital boom could well be over.
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At VitroLabs, lab-grown leather moves from theory to practice

At VitroLabs, lab-grown leather moves from theory to practice

American start-up VitroLabs Inc. has just raised $46 million to build and scale the world's first pilot production of cell-cultivated leather.
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After seeing a rebound in 2021, Schott banks on premium collaborations in 2022

After seeing a rebound in 2021, Schott banks on premium collaborations in 2022

The brand, owned by JAJ in Europe and known for its leather jackets, is forecasting sales growth in 2021 and is gearing up for some high-profile collaborations and store openings this year. 
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Denim Première Vision heads to Berlin on May 17

Denim Première Vision heads to Berlin on May 17

After being held in Milan last October, the trade fair is now heading to Berlin for the first time on May 17 and 18, featuring 80 exhibitors at Arena Berlin and a digital trade fair running in parallel. 
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