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Fashion

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele Designs Capsule Collection for Net-a-porter

The collection of 20 pieces will launch on May 12.

– 12:01 AM, EST

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Fashion

Chanel’s Cuba Show Spotlights Potential, Hurdles for Fashion



Observers cite a multitude of barriers to retail development in a country with poor infrastructure and strangling regulation.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Evie Evangelou

Fashion

F4D Development’s Evie Evangelou to Launch Sustainia Living at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Sustainia Living will debut at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit on May 12.

– May 2, 2016

The Port of Long Beach is  a major shipping hub for U.S.-Asia cargo.

Business

U.S., EU Negotiators Downplay Leaked T-TIP Documents

Leaked documents reveal that U.S. appears to be seeking longer duty phaseouts for some textiles, footwear and accessories.

– May 2, 2016

Street style at Berlin Gallery Weekend 2016

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Berlin Gallery Weekend

The annual contemporary art festival drew a casual, cool, bundled-up crowd to the German capital.

– May 2, 2016

A look from Ivy & Oak's bridal capsule collection.

Retail

Online Fashion Label Ivy & Oak Takes Root in Berlin

The women’s wear label was founded by alumni of Zalando and Asos.

– May 2, 2016

Ai Weiwei: "Say all you know and say it without reserve“

Eye

Ai Weiwei and German Newspapers Take Action for World Press Freedom Day

For World Press Freedom Day, Ai Weiwei created a front page to circulate nationwide in Germany.

– May 2, 2016

Alber Elbaz at the Alber Elbaz and Lancôme party at the Trianon, 2013

Fashion

Alber Elbaz the New Patron of Germany’s Designer for Tomorrow Award

The winner is given the opportunity to stage a show of his or her collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin the following year, and also receives mentoring support from patron Elbaz.

– May 2, 2016

Exterior of Furla's Fifth Avenue flagship.

Business

Furla Inks Agreement for Capital Increase, Eyes IPO by 2018

The Italian firm has inked an agreement with TIP- Tamburi Investment Partners for a capital increase

– May 2, 2016

The Markets

Milan Teams Up With New York to Support Start-ups

A commission will select 20 startups focused on expanding their business in Italy and the US.

– May 2, 2016