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Beauty

Britain’s Blow Secures Unilever Ventures Investment, Plans Expansion

The company plans a rollout to other U.K. and European cities to cater to time-poor women.

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Business

Europe’s Markets Dip in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were also down.

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Backstage at Fendi RTW Fall 2017

Accessories

Safilo Group Names Eugenio Razelli Chairman

The manager succeeds Robert Polet, who remains director of the group.

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Business

Hermès International Revenues Rise 13.5% in Q1

The luxury brand cautioned that first-quarter growth “cannot be projected over the full year 2017.”

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Products from Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie.

Business

Beiersdorf Sales Gain 7.7% in Q1

Both business segments contributed to the quarterly growth.

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Accessories

March Swiss Watch Exports Grow for First Time in More than 18 Months

The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry revealed a 7.5 percent increase in international sales after 20 consecutive months of declines.

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Carel's signature red mary-jane shoes.

Accessories

‘Old-school’ Parisian Shoe Brand Lures American Youth Set

Carel has repositioned — moving its average consumer age from 60 to 35 and under.

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Alec Monopoly and Philipp Plein

Fashion

Philipp Plein to Host Coed Resort Show in Cannes During Film Festival

During the event, the designer will also present a fashion capsule developed in collaboration with graffiti artist Alec Monopoly.

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This Pablo Picasso painting is one of the works to be sold from Zadig & Voltaire's collection at Christie's.

Fashion

Zadig & Voltaire to Sell Selections From Its ‘Death in America’ Collection at Christie’s

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Oceana’s United States Shark Conservation Program will benefit from Gillier’s decision to sell some of the collection.

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Christian Louboutin

Fashion

Fern Mallis Flies to India to Secure Christian Louboutin for Fashion Icons Series at 92Y

Since opening his first store in Paris in 1992, Louboutin has sold footwear, handbags, small leather goods and beauty products and now has more than 100 stores.

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Courrèges’ Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant.

Fashion

Achtung Launches Paris Issue

Designers including Pierre Hardy and Christelle Kocher attended the event.

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Fashion

Adidas, World Out Games Miami Partner to Help Bring Event to the U.S. for First Time

The competition will be held in the U.S. for the first time and will bring together LGBTQI athletes from more than 40 countries, including many where homosexuality remains illegal.

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Furla's Pacific Fair flagship

Accessories

Furla Buys Its Australian Distribution

The company’s goal is to strengthen its business in Australia and New Zealand, with plans to open five additional stores by the end of the year, reaching a total of 20 in the region.

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Iso Omena in Finland

Business

Citycon Reinvents Helsinki Mall Into ‘Town Square’

An expansion brings greater fashion, food, entertainment and sports activities to the center.

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Fashion

Nicole Kidman, Vanessa Redgrave Among amfAR Chairs

Main acts at the upcoming Cinema Against AIDS gala in Cannes will include a Carine Roitfeld-curated Golden Age of Hollywood-themed runway show.

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