Kering Takes Stake in Tomas Maier Brand

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Adding to a string of deals this year in Europe’s luxury sector — this time with a proven design talent — Kering is investing in Tomas Maier, the signature brand of Bottega Veneta’s creative director.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Nights at the Museum With Olivier Saillard

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Heikki Salonen Joins MM6

Young Finnish designer is a graduate of London’s Royal College of Art.

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USFIA Meeting Reflects Changing Industry

It was Day One for the U.S. Fashion Industry Association, a creation brought on by a new era for international trade.

clock November 18, 2013Arthur Friedman

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LVMH Inaugurates Hélios Beauty Research Center

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Creative director Jane Chung delivered a lineup of easy to wear shapes with a dash of nostalgic kitsch.

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Matteo Marzotto Trial Date Set

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Retailers Assess Tornado Damage in the Midwest

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Bangladesh Factory Audits Stir Calls for More Action

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Groups Pressure Wal-Mart Over Wages in U.S.

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Tomas Maier

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Kering Takes Stake in Tomas Maier Brand

The French group is to reveal today that it has formed a joint venture with Bottega Veneta’s creative director to develop his signature brand.

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Spring 2014 Outerwear Trend: Now You See Me

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Barneys New York Launching Holiday Windows on Instagram

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Lyst Moving London Headquarters

The online fashion marketplace is taking over the entire 7,362-square-foot space, which will be dubbed Lyst Studios, in East London’s Shoreditch.

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L’Wren Scott Launches Mobile App

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