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Meghan Duchess of Sussex.Remembrance Day Service, The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London, UK - 10 Nov 2019

Fashion Scoops

British Duchesses Don Black for Weekend of Remembrance Sunday Events

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle chose to wear British designers and labels for a series of Remembrance Sunday events.

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Richemont Forges Ahead in Turbulent Climate for Hard and Soft Luxury

The luxury giant’s top and bottom lines are under pressure from myriad internal, and external, market forces.

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The interior of the Cartier store at Hudson Yards in New York City.


Richemont Growth Slows in First Half After Hong Kong Retail Shutdown

Underlying profit was broadly flat, while operating profit climbed 3 percent in the six months.

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Princess Reema speaking at the inaugural Fashion Futures conference in Riyadh.

Business Features

In Riyadh, a Pivotal Moment for Women, Youth and the Fashion Business

As part of its Vision 2030 plan, Saudi Arabia wants to build bridges via fashion, creative entrepreneurship, and empowering women and young people.

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Tommy Hilfiger RTW Fall 2019


Tommy Hilfiger Teams to Make Clothing in 3-D, Starting With Spring 2022

The move, announced in Lisbon, is part of a plan to digitize the brand’s end-to-end value chain.

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Marks and Spencer


Marks & Spencer Profit Climbs, Revenue Dips in First Half

M&S put a positive spin on the results, arguing that it is on track with a strategy to turn itself into a leaner, more nimble and profitable operation.

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Government and Trade

LVMH, Parsons Pledge Money, Support for Saudi Arabian Fashion, Business

The organizations will work with emerging fashion, business talent in the country, which is hosting the first Fashion Futures forum in Riyadh this week.

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The bar area upstairs at the new Urban Retreat.

Beauty Features

Urban Retreat Spreads Its Wings at New London Location The White House

George and Reena Hammer are taking a 360-degree approach to beauty and wellness, with retail, services, holistic treatments and a restaurant. No membership required.

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Sue Fox

Human Resources

Sue Fox Named GM of The Estée Lauder Companies in U.K. and Ireland

Fox has 25 years of experience within The Estée Lauder Companies, and most recently served as GM of Japan.

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Rita Ora

Business Features

Mittal Family Confirms Sale of Escada to Private Equity Firm Regent

The Mittal family has owned Escada since 2009, with Megha Mittal serving as chairman.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

Designer and Luxury

Tracee Ellis Ross to Headline 2019 Fashion Awards in London

The multitasking Ross is known for her Golden Globe-winning role as Dr. Rainbow Johnson on the ABC comedy series “Black-ish.”

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Rita Ora at the ESCADA x RITA ORA capsule launch event during Paris Fashion Week.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Escada Owner Said in Advanced Talks to Sell Brand

Megha Mittal, the daughter-in-law of Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, won a bidding war to take over the German fashion house in 2009.

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Details at Burberry RTW Spring 2020

Human Resources

Burberry Names Sam Fischer to Board

Fischer is president, Greater China and Asia Pacific at Diageo.

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A rendering of the H Beauty space, which will open in the U.K. in April, 2020.

Beauty Features

Harrods to Unveil Stand-alone Beauty Concept, H Beauty

The retailer is launching with two stand-alone units, both of which will be located outside London.

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Alber Elbaz

Fashion Features

The World According to Elbaz: The Designer Ponders Fashion’s Purpose

Having just inked a deal with Richemont, Alber Elbaz is looking at fashion, luxury and the act of making and dressing in a new light.

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Jennifer Lopez is the new face of Coach.


Jennifer Lopez Named Global Ambassador of Coach

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