Samantha Conti

Meghan Markle visits Edinburgh Castle in Scotland.Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit to Edinburgh, Scotland - 13 Feb 2018The couple also visited the Social Bite sandwich shop, the profits from which are used to help the homeless.

Business Features

The British Are Coming: Walpole to Take Manhattan With Pre-Brexit Trip

Britain’s luxury industry body is looking to fortify U.S. relations at a tricky time for trade.

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Bicester Village Shopping Collection

Fashion Scoops

Bicester Village Swings the Spotlight on London Fashion Talent

The BFC Designer Pop-up at Bicester Village will open on Nov. 1 as part of a wider program meant to support London talent.

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Backstage at Roberto Cavalli RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Scoops

M&A Talk Swirls Around Roberto Cavalli, Philipp Plein

The investment bank Rothschild is said to have a mandate to find a minority shareholder in the Florence-based fashion house to further boost its business.

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The Journey Jacket from Belstaff's 'Introduces' capsule collection.

Fashion Scoops

Sean Lehnhardt-Moore Makes Belstaff Debut With Capsule Collection

The designer was named creative director of Belstaff earlier this year.

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The illustration is by Colin Barnes of a look from Richard James' spring/summer 1990 collection.

Retail

Tailor of Two Cities: Richard James Debuts Book Ahead of N.Y. Opening

Elton John wrote the foreword to the book, which has been timed to the Park Avenue debut.

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The new Chanel store in London's Brompton Cross.

Retail

Chanel’s New London Town House Boasts Gold Flecks — and a Dedicated Entrance for Shoes

Chanel has opened a store on a quiet corner in Brompton Cross that aims to appeal to locals, and customers old and new.

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Tiffanie Darke has been named editor in chief of Harrods, a new role.

Human Resources

Harrods Taps Tiffanie Darke for Editor in Chief Role in Strategy Shift

The appointment signals a new strategy for Harrods’ editorial platforms.

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Princess EugenieThe wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, Pre-Ceremony, Windsor, Berkshire, UK - 12 Oct 2018WEARING PETER PILOTTO

People

Princess Eugenie Picks Peter Pilotto for Her Big Day

The princess appeared at St. George’s Chapel in a long, white gown with a wide V neckline and a full-length train.

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Topshop Campaign image

Media

Anwar Hadid, Presley Gerber Front First, Joint Topshop Topman Campaign

This is the first time that both retail brands have done a joint campaign.

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Michael Kors, Kate Moss, and Tom Hiddleston

Parties

Michael Kors Makes Merry in London  

The designer hailed the shop floor debut of the capsule accessories collection he did with illustrator David Downton.

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Street StyleStreet Style, Fall Winter 2018, Tbilisi Fashion Week, Georgia - 21 Apr 2018

Business Features

Not Easy Being Green: Londoners Look at Fashion’s Impact on Planet

Positive Luxury, the BBC, the U.K. parliament and others have been scrutinizing fashion’s impact on the environment.

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Inside Selfridges' accessories hall

Human Resources

Selfridges Promotes Paul Kelly, Anne Pitcher, Simon Forster

In top manager moves, Kelly will switch to a new role, while Pitcher will become managing director of the retail group, and Forster managing director of Selfridges & Co.

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Bally x Swizz Beatz x Shok-1

Fashion Features

So Fly: Bally Prepares to Take Tokyo With Swizz Beatz x Shok-1 Project

Shok-1’s signature X-ray paintings of flies and finger bones adorn bags, high-tops and hoodies.

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Love Beauty and Planet

Beauty Features

Unilever Ramps Up War on Animal Testing, Dove Wins Kudos From PETA

Unilever’s largest personal-care brand, Dove, has gained PETA cruelty-free accreditation.

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A look from Mr Porter's The World of Ralph Lauren collection

Mens Designer Luxury

Mr Porter Salutes Ralph Lauren With Unique Capsule

The retailer is offering its own take on some classic Polo, Purple Label and RRL pieces, including the designer’s favorite gray chalk stripe suit.

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Shanghai Fashion Week Spring 2019

Fashion

The Pluses and Minuses of Shanghai Fashion Week

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