News

A visual from Prada's Mod Sunglass Collection campaign

Business

Prada Profits Slump 25% in H1 as Sales Falter

Revenues dropped 15 percent, despite the “first signs of improving trends in Mainland China.”

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Lamarck Spring 2017

Fashion

Lamarck RTW Spring 2017

Designer Shinsuke Morishita chose to show his spring collection nearly two full months ahead of Tokyo’s official fashion week to secure orders from local buyers before they set off on their tour of the world’s major fashion capitals.

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Givenchy’s new Horizon series of bags and wallets in pink

Fashion

Givenchy Set to Launch “Essentials” Collection at Isetan

Riccardo Tisci is launching a new line of apparel and accessories that will make their debut at the Japanese retailer.

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Business

European Stock Markets Mostly Down

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven during mid-morning trading on Friday.

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A Lotte Mart complex

Retail

Lotte Executive Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

According to media reports, vice president Lee In-won was due to be questioned by prosecutors as part of an ongoing corruption probe into the company.

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There's an increase on back to school shopping on mobile devices.

Retail

Mobile Payments, Shopping Dominate China’s E-Commerce Market

Mobile phones have eclipsed desktops and laptops as the most popular devices used for online shopping in the country. Meanwhile, WeChat Pay and Alipay payments are the norm.

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Ogla Vidisheva at Shoptiques.com's New York office.

Media

Small Stores Flourish on Shoptiques.com

The founder of Shoptiques is interested in highlighting the individuality of small stores and their unique products.

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Sophie Hulme

Fashion

Sophie Hulme Visits China

The British designer hit Shanghai and Hong Kong to promote an exclusive range of bags she designed for Lane Crawford.

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The Street Kids - Public School and John Elliott

Fashion

Spring 2017 Men’s Collections: The Americans

New York designers stayed true to their aesthetics for spring, resulting in these themes and key looks.

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The Gucci Guilty ad campaign.

Beauty

New Gucci Guilty Advertisement Set to Launch

The spot, featuring Jared Leto, taps into the zeitgeist of Millennials today.

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Olfactive Studio Close Up, Vilhelm Purple Fig, Ex Nihilo Amber Sky, Nishane Ambra Calabria, Mad et Len Terre Noire, Malbrum Wildfire, Phuong Dang Raw Secret, Inspiritu Temperantia, Provision Resonance

Beauty

Fall Fragrance Trend: Amber Waves

This fall, the hottest note in niche perfumery is pure fantasy, inspired by a substance that has no smell: Amber.

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"It’s almost on a daily basis that things change in beauty." — Peter Philips

Beauty

Dior’s Peter Philips Takes a Hands-On Approach

Dior’s Peter Philips is hands-on, designing cutting-edge runway looks, creating cool new makeup and keeping his fans in the loop via Snapchat.

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