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Business

Italian Fashion Industry Sales Expected to Climb 2.5% in First Half

According to the latest Fashion Economic Trends, in 2015 sales of the Italian fashion industry are expected to total 62 billion euros, or $68.8 billion at average exchange rates, a 1.4 percent gain compared with 2014.

– 40 minutes ago

Carlo Capasa

Fashion

Camera Nazionale della Moda Goes Social For Milan Fashion Week

The Italian chamber of fashion has teamed up with Twitter Italia for the installation #MFW by Twitter Mirror.

– 48 minutes ago

Karl Lagerfeld Pinacothèque

Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld to Design Opera Costumes

The multitasking designer also wrapped a Chanel campaign featuring Kristen Stewart.

– 59 minutes ago

Pharrell Williams 2016 Oscars Presenter

Fashion

Pharrell Williams Becomes Co-Owner of G-Star

The musician is to be involved in the company “on many creative levels, from collections, to advertising and business strategy.”

– 9:57 AM, EST

Ralph Lauren on Double RL, 1985.

Retail

Think Tank: Ralph Lauren, Superboss

Author and professor Sydney Finkelstein explores why the designer is also an influential executive.

– 9:00 AM, EST

Beauty

Givaudan, MassChallenge Join Forces

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier said it would benefit from access to hundreds of accelerated start-ups resulting from the tie-in.

– 7:40 AM, EST

The Nars Vault

Beauty

Nars Expands Into Europe, Sets First Boutique in London

Store is to open on King Street in Covent Garden.

– 7:00 AM, EST

Eyewear from Safilo.

Accessories

Swatch and Safilo Ink Five-Year Agreement

The first collection of their line, dubbed Swatch the Eyes, will be launched in spring 2016.

– 6:51 AM, EST

Business

Europe’s Stock Markets Uneven

Retail and luxury stocks also put on a mixed show in morning trading on Tuesday.

– 6:29 AM, EST

Phoebe Philo.

Fashion

Phoebe Philo ‘Committed’ to Céline, Internal Memo Says

Employees were told the designer and the company “are more motivated and committed than ever to their partnership.”

– 5:49 AM, EST