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A look from the Resort 2018 collection of Australian label Aje, featuring prints from the archive of the late indigenous Australian artist  Minnie Pwerle.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Designers to Present Resort Showcase in New York

To run from June 13 to 16, the New York showroom will feature the resort 2018 collections of six Australian designers.

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Dion Lee will design the new uniforms for the staff of the Sydney Opera House

Fashion Scoops

Dion Lee to Design Uniforms for the Sydney Opera House

Lee will design uniforms for over 600 employees, including front-of-house staff and tour guides.

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Melbourne menswear label Ex Infinitas at the International Woolmark Prize 2016/2017 menswear finals at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, January 23 2017.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Designers to Be Showcased at Pitti Uomo

Seven designers from Sydney and Melbourne are to be promoted as part of the Italian men’s wear trade show’s guest nation program.

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Activewear

L Catterton Asia Acquires Maaji Swimwear, Merges With Seafolly

L Catterton is merging the two brands to create a global beach lifestyle retail platform generating $500 million in sales within the next five years.

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A visual of the Agent Provocateur spring 2017 ad campaign

Intimates

Agent Provocateur Withdraws From Australia

Four years after launching into the Australian market, all Agent Provocateur stores will be closed by May.

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Myer store

Mergers and Acquisitions

Australia’s Premier Investments Takes Strategic Stake in Myer

Monday’s raid triggered speculation that Australia’s largest department store chain is in play.

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Australian natural colour line Inika Organic

Color Cosmetics

Australia’s Inika Organic Eyes U.S. Expansion

The organic cosmetic line aims to be in 150-200 U.S. doors by the end of 2017.

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Financial

Australia’s Premier Investments Sees Slight Uptick in H1 Profit

Strong growth at the group’s fashion stationery and premium sleepwear brands offset headwinds in the Australian retail market.

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Myer store

Financial

Australia’s Myer Lifts H1 Profit

Australia’s largest department store chain said it is on track to deliver its first full year profit in seven years.

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Robb Report now features augmented reality capabilities.

Media

Robb Report Australia Launches Augmented Reality Application

The free app was launched on the App Store and Google Play.

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The cover of the first issue of the relaunched Grazia Australia.

Media

Grazia Australia to Relaunch in Print Format

For its digital-to-print reboot of the magazine, Grazia’s new Australian publisher is pursuing a largely retail-focused distribution strategy.

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Ethical Consumers Australia's ethical fashion rating app Good on You, has just launched into the U.S. market.

Technology

Australian Ethical Fashion Rating App Launches in the U.S.

The startup aims to connect consumers with brands based on the latter’s policies regarding labor, the environment and animals.

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Melbourne Fashion Festival National Designer Award 2017 winner Kacey Devlin (center) flanked by models in her winning collection.

Designer and Luxury

Kacey Devlin Wins National Designer Prize in Melbourne

The 28 year-old Sydney designer will be promoted by the David Jones department store chain in Australia and by the Australian Fashion Chamber in Paris.

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Billabong's Warhol Surf collection

Financial

Billabong Widens H1 Loss

The surf wear company’s profits soared in the Americas, but results were weighed down by challenges in Asia Pacific and Europe.

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Tigerlily

Mergers and Acquisitions

Billabong Sheds Tigerlily in $46 million Deal

The swimwear brand will go to Crescent Capital Partners, as Billabong continues to hone its brand portfolio

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The scene outside the Manchester Arena after the blast

Business

U.K. Steps Up Security Following Manchester Arena Terror Attack

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