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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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Italia Independent sunglasses celebrating Fiat 500 60th anniversary

Accessories

Italia Independent Fetes Fiat 500 60th Anniversary With Sunglasses

Inspired by the silhouettes of the legendary car, the sunglasses, available in two color combinations, feature a slightly retro rounded silhouette.

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Eleanor Tomlinson Roland Mouret

Eye

Mouret Marks 20 Years in Business, With ‘Dinner of Love’ for Friends

The designer hosted old friends at a new venue, The Ned.

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Business

Europe’s Stock Markets Dip in Mid-Morning Trading, Except for CAC 40

Kering shares rocketed 9.9 percent following strong Q1 sales from Gucci, Saint Laurent.

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Beauty

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Named Face of Gentleman Givenchy Scent

The British actor will appear in advertising for the men’s fragrance starting in August.

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Backstage at Gucci RTW Fall 2017

Business

Kering Powers Ahead in Q1 as Gucci Defies Predictions

Organic sales at Gucci rose 48.3 percent, their strongest increase in two decades, as luxury clients clamored for Alessandro Michele’s distinctive designs.

– April 25, 2017

Christine Quin's Hellenic dress.

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Catherine Quin Diving Into America’s Cup Racing With Fashion Show, Pop-up

Catherine Quin’s June 12 installation and show will be near a Yayoi Kusama pumpkin and hefty KAWS sculpture at the Hamilton Princess.

– April 25, 2017

Business

Top Takeaways From WWD’s Retail 20/20 Forum: The New Store Experience

Speakers included Tom Chapman, Deborah Nicodemus and Sharmadean Reid.

– April 25, 2017

Bonbon Couture

Business

Coty Hires Nathalie Durán

The executive now serves as senior vice president of luxury fashion brands at the company.

– April 25, 2017

Fashion

Will Smith, Jessica Chastain Join Cannes Jury

The American actors will join Chinese actress Fan Bingbing and Italian director Paolo Sorrentino on the nine-strong jury.

– April 25, 2017