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People

Private Packham

In a frank memoir, “How to Make a Dress,” red carpet and royal designer Jenny Packham talks about her successes and setbacks, and takes aim at her detractors in the British media.

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Shops at Motcomb Street.

Government and Trade

British Fashion, Retail, Beauty Lobbies Welcome New Government Support

British Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his spring budget on Wednesday offering a fresh support package for business, although many would argue there is still much more to be done.

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Paul Smith RTW Fall 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Paul Smith RTW Fall 2021

It was a collection very much of-the-moment — practical, easy and built to last.

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A page from The Calendar Magazine, a micro-magazine on Instagram.

Media

Green Screen: The Calendar Magazine Launches on Instagram

Former Elle U.K. editor in chief Anne-Marie Curtis has created a consumer-facing, micro-magazine to showcase green fashion, beauty, design as well as sales and rental formats.

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Maureen Chiquet

Retail

Ajay Kavan Steps Down as Matchesfashion CEO After One Year

Maureen Chiquet, a non-executive director on the Matches board since 2018, will act as executive chairwoman as the company hunts for a new CEO.

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Ports 1961 RTW Fall 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Ports 1961 RTW Fall 2021

Karl Templer was determined to dress women in robust clothing as they venture out of lockdown, and into a new normal.

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Birkenstock sandal

Mergers and Acquisitions

Birkenstock Deal Adds Heat to Comfy Shoe Sector

Private equity giant L Catterton and family holding Financière Agache took a majority stake in the 250-year-old German footwear maker.

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Philipp Plein RTW Fall 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Philipp Plein RTW Fall 2021

Philipp Plein hired an artist-animator he met on Instagram, and his hero, Snoop Dogg, to make a psychedelic video highlighting fantasy.

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Dundas RTW Fall 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Dundas RTW Fall 2021

Peter Dundas’ fall collection was full of film noir and disco glamour.

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A work by Bhuri Bai, one of the Indian female artists whose work is featured on MAP's website.

Lifestyle

India’s Newest Museum Is On Demand, and Binge-worthy

The new Museum of Art & Photography in Bengaluru, India, is already breaking new ground, and it hasn’t even opened its physical doors.

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JW Anderson RTW Fall 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

JW Anderson RTW Fall 2021

Anderson said he wanted to do something “cleaner and more curatorial, with a focus on the silhouette, in this incredibly difficult, and complex season” of full lockdown in the U.K.

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A product from 111Skin.

Skin Care

Vaultier7 Makes Multimillion-Pound Investment in London’s 111Skin

It’s set to be a big year for 111Skin, as the brand plans to expand into new territories and launch supplements, ampoules and liquid masks.

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The Mytheresa "We Love Italy" campaign.

Financial

Mytheresa’s Profits More Than Double in Q2

The online retailer delivered strong, second-quarter growth in sales and profits following its debut on the New York Stock Exchange last month.

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Virgil Abloh

Fashion Features

Virgil Abloh Joins London’s Royal College of Art as Visiting Professor

RCA chancellor Sir Jony Ive called Abloh “a true force for change.”

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DOHA, QATAR - MARCH 28:  Olivier Rousteing and Victoria Beckham attend the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize Judging Day on March 28, 2019 in Doha, Qatar.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Fashion Trust Arabia)

Fashion Features

Fashion Trust Arabia Awards Postponed Until November

Organizers had originally planned to hold a hybrid event in March, but now want to wait, and stage a live event in November.

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L'Oréal commits to using green sciences

Beauty

L’Oréal Is Adopting a ‘Green Science’ Approach

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