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Fashion

LVMH Courts Artisans of Tomorrow

The French luxury group’s Institut des Métiers d’Excellence training program hosted the second edition of its IME Village vocational fair.

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An exclusive design for Printemps de l’Homme by Vicomte A.

Fashion

Arthur de Soultrait Exits Vicomte A

The executive founded the preppy French label in 2005.

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A look from Hobbs London.

Business

First Stop Greenwich, Conn. for Hobbs London’s U.S. Store Expansion

The British brand is ready to open freestanding stores in the U.S. after establishing concessions in Bloomingdale’s.

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Chris Bangle

Accessories

Swarovski, Chris Bangle Develop New Crystals

The American designer conceived three crystals, neither flat nor fully three-dimensional.

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Giorgio Armani;

Fashion

Giorgio Armani Unveils Larry Fink Exhibition

The exhibit is held at the Armani/Silos space in Milan and will run until the end of July.

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Philippe Model flagship in Milan

Business

Philippe Model Opens Flagship in Milan

The footwear company, acquired by Alessandro Benetton’s 21 Investimenti last July, also unveiled a new Milanese showroom.

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Simon Porte Jacquemus

Fashion

Jacquemus Hits Marseille

The maverick designer, as special guest of the city’s upcoming OpenMyMed festival, will stage tandem exhibitions and a fashion show.

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Christopher Moore, Glasgow Caledonian University and Caroline Rush, British Fashion Council

Fashion

British Fashion Council Unveils U.K. Manufacturers Database

Database aims to connect designers with local makers in a bid to stimulate both sectors.

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Antonio Banderas in Málaga.

Eye

Antonio Banderas on the Versace Film, Health and Fashion

The actor was in his native Málaga for the annual film festival.

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The Duchess greets Alexa Chung at the 2017 Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Eye

Fashion, Art Crowds Mingled With Duchess of Cambridge at London Gala 

Other guests included Alexa Chung, Erdem Moralioglu, Philip Treacy, Juergen Teller, Noor Fares, Laura Bailey and Arizona Muse.

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Business

Europe’s Markets Uneven as British PM Prepares to Pull Brexit Trigger

The pound was unsteady against the dollar and euro in morning trading on Wednesday.

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Ulric Jerome

Business

Matchesfashion.com Revenue Climbs 61% in 2016

EBITDA increased nearly sixfold in the fiscal year.

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Anya Hindmarch

Accessories

Anya Hindmarch Launches Build a Bag Collection

The collection will launch at Barneys New York on May 12.

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Accessories from Jacquemus' fall 2017 line.

Accessories

Jacquemus Expands Accessories With Independent Spirit

Simon Porte Jacquemus looks to thwart commercialism with a new range of shoes and bags.

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François-Henri Pinault at the Kering press conference

Business

Digital Download: How Luxury Players Are Luring the World’s Top Digital Talents

A shortage of digital talents is forcing fashion and luxury firms to devise creative strategies for recruiting.

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