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Longchamp President Philippe Cassegrain Dies of COVID-19 Complications

He famously designed Le Pliage, a leather-handled tote that folds flat and the brand’s most iconic style.

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LVMH Names Chris de Lapuente Chairman, CEO of Selective Retailing

The executive is perhaps best known for leading Sephora to new heights over a 10-year tenure.

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Unilever Finalizes Shift to a Single, U.K.-Based Company

Unilever announced in June it was simplifying its legal structure to create “a company with greater strategic flexibility, better positioned for future success.”

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Stella McCartney Taps New Chief Marketing Officer

The new executive, Peter Chipchase, hails from Soho House and will offer an “outsider’s perspective” on the company, according to the ceo Gabriele Maggio.

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Elizabeth von der Goltz Moves to Matchesfashion

She will join the company next year as chief commercial officer, and report to chief executive officer Ajay Kavan.

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YNAP Group Names New CEO, Federico Marchetti Stays on as Chairman

Geoffroy Lefebvre, currently group digital distribution director at parent group Compagnie Financière Richemont, will succeed Federico Marchetti effective Jan. 4.

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Ian Rogers Transitions to Advisory Role at LVMH

After five years as its chief digital officer, he is joining Paris-based tech startup Ledger.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Colette’ Documentary Has Global Release Date

The film about the last six months of the Paris concept store Colette will be available on demand from Dec. 20.

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What’s on Retail’s Wish List This Holiday?

At the height of the holiday shopping season, WWD asked some top execs what they plan to give and what they’ve learned from the difficult season so far.

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Are Tiny Stores the Next Big Idea in Retail?

The Norwegian Rain Compact Store just opened in Copenhagen, showcasing only six styles of raincoats.

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Inside Tiffany & Co.’s New South Coast Plaza Discovery Store and Blue Box Cafe

“We don’t want to be intimidating because we believe beauty should be for everybody,” Tiffany & Co. chief executive officer Alessandro Bogliolo said of the American jewelry brand’s new store concept.

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Prada, Adidas to Launch A+P Luna Rossa 21 Sneakers

The shoes are part of the partnership inked last year between Prada and Adidas and will be worn by the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team while a lifestyle version will also be available starting Dec. 9.

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Seminal Moment: How Prada Anticipated the Luxury Sneakers Trend

In 1997, long before luxury sneakers were trending, Prada sensed the potential of the category launching the so-called “America’s Cup.”

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Virgil Abloh’s Friends to Visit Miami in Art Installation

The characters featured in the short film created to launch the spring-summer men’s line will be showcased during Miami Art week.

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De Beers Sets Punchy Goals Around Carbon, Community, Women’s Business

The diamond miner and jeweler is setting 12 goals for 2030, including a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, and supporting 10,000 women entrepreneurs.

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Them’s Whembley Sewell Takes Over Love Magazine

Denise Balugo photographed by her son Jahmad Balugo on the cover of Love magazine.

The Condé Nast-owned title will move from London to New York.

November 25, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

Monocle Adds New Women’s Title, Konfekt, Based in Zürich

The launch issue cover of Konfekt

The quarterly will be edited in Zürich with a focus on fashion, architecture and design for the German-speaking regions.

November 27, 2020Tianwei Zhang

The New Yorker Goes Beyond Tote Bags With New Online Store

The New Yorker's new store image.

But there is other stuff to buy, and more to come, according to the creative director heading up the project.

November 24, 2020Kali Hays

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