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Fashion

Farfetch is on acquisition mode

Jan 15, 2020 / United Kingdom
One day after the purchase of Japanese jeweller Ambush, Farfetch is back on the news with the acquisition of Opening Ceremony, a American clothing brand founded in 2002 by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon

DiVERGE, made to order

Jan 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand was founded by a group of friends that got frustrated at how difficult it is to find special sneakers that perfectly match each ones style. DiVERGE sneakers are made to order

The white sneakers phenomenon

Jan 7, 2020 / World
A few years ago, it would be difficult to imagine white sneakers as a simple, subtle and essential accessory. However, times have changed and now the fashion world is completely into the white sneaker phenomenon

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

New Generation: meet Pedro Abrantes

Nov 27, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know the man behind ASPORTUGUESAS. From partnering with surfer McNamara to the participation in ModaLisboa and Portugal Fashion, learn the story of Pedro Abrantes

Missoni is preparing to go public

Nov 19, 2019 / Italy
The Italian fashion house plans to be listed on the stock market within 3 years. No further details were revealed

Despite losses Farfetch congratulates fantastic quarter

Nov 19, 2019 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce giant focused on several encouraging indicators when announcing the quarter results, but Farfetch continues to present an increasing net loss

Open your Mind

Nov 5, 2019 / European Union
This is the name of a new project launched at European level with an aim to attract young talents to the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) industries

Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Sep 30, 2019 / United States
The fast fashion retailer of clothing and accessories filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Forever 21 plans to close most of its stores in Asia and Europe

Skechers returns to the London Fashion Week

Sep 23, 2019 / United Kingdom
Skechers returned to Mercedes-Benz London Fashion Week. Male and female models walked the runways in Skechers footwear from a selection of the global brand’s stylish collections

Chilean retailers impacted by fall in Argentine tourism flow

Sep 20, 2019 / Chile
In recent years citizens from Argentina have choosen Chile as a shopping and tourism destination taking advantage of a more open economy on the other side of the border. Now things seem to be changing

Italy: fashion industry with flat growth

Sep 5, 2019 / Italy
2019 should be marked by growth of 0.1% for the Italian fashion industry. A performance well below the 3% average registered in the last decade

Steve Madden announces acquisition of BB Dakota

Aug 15, 2019 / United States
After announcing the acquisition of premium sneakers brand Greats Brand, Inc. a few days ago, Steve Madden announces another addition to their portfolio

Sonia Rykiel faces liquidation

Jul 26, 2019 / France
After a restructuring process the company elected no winning bid and is now facing liquidation and will now work to close stores around the world
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