News

Inside the Japanese beauty pop-up.

Beauty

Paris Gets a Healthy Dose of J-Beauty

The Japan Store Isetan Mitsukoshi x Bijo pop-up, which carries 14 Japanese beauty brands, runs through May 27.

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Backstage at Gucci RTW Fall 2017

Business

Luxury Sales Growth Seen Slowing Further

Altagamma and Boston Consulting Group unveiled the fourth edition of their “The True-Luxury Global Consumer Insight” report.

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Dress by Raf Simons for Christian Dior, haute couture fall-winter 2012

Business

French Government to Buy Five Designer Items Every Season

The culture ministry unveiled a series of measures to safeguard the country’s assets, including a permanent fashion collection.

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Lipstick Burt's Bees.

Beauty

Garden Variety: Fruit, Vegetable Beauty Wins Big at CEW U.K. Awards

Coffee beans, coconut and broccoli were everywhere.

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Gucci i-D magazine

Fashion

Gucci Swings Back to the Sixties With London Party

Italian label teamed with i-D to celebrate its pre-fall 2017 campaign in North London’s famed Mildmay Club.

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Business

Big Brands Bring Tally Sales at Harvey Nichols

The British store laid out its fall buy, which includes smaller labels, too.

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Olivier Van Herpt's limited edition series of vases for COS.

Fashion

Industrial Designer Olivier Van Herpt Teams With COS for Limited-Edition Vases

In line with its reputation for working with artists, COS selected Van Herpt partially due to how he pushes the limits of existing 3-D-printing technologies.

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Michele Della Valle's "Fragole" bracelet is one of the lots up for sale.

Fashion

Sotheby’s Geneva to Debut Regular Fine Jewelry Sales

The auction house’s first “Fine Jewels” event on June 1 will feature designs by Geneva-based Michele della Valle.

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Shu Uemura's 2016 holiday collection.

Beauty

Shu Uemura to Withdraw from U.K. Market

The brand’s parent L’Oréal said the focus in the country will shift to new brands within the company’s Luxury Division.

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Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronoworks

Business

CVC Capital Acquires Breitling

The deal ends months of speculation that the firm, one of Switzerland’s last remaining independent watchmakers, was ripe for acquisition.

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evoSPEED football boot by Puma

Fashion

Puma Teams Up With Humanitarian Organization Right to Play

The sporting-goods firm will help provide sporting activities for disadvantaged children and young people through the new initiative

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Bonpoint RTW Spring 2017

Business

Bonpoint Names Marie-Sabine Leclercq CEO

The executive currently heads up marketing and communications for the luxury children’s wear brand.

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Maisie Café has developed exclusive dishes for its collaboration with the Ritz Club

Fashion

The Ritz Paris Goes Vegan With Maisie Café

The trendy eatery will open a pop-up café offering exclusive delicacies from mid-March to mid-June at the Ritz Club as well as hosting vegan cookery classes.

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Backstage at Dior RTW Fall 2017

Accessories

Safilo Group Enters Iran

The Italian eyewear manufacturer has teamed with Noor Gostaran Azin Aryan Co. to distribute its frames countrywide.

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Business

Europe’s Markets Uneven in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were also mixed early on Friday.

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