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Mudpie | 28 Apr 2010

In today's technological age, advances are wired in place to help designers astound the fashion world with both new and revisited innovative creations. Designers are seeking inspiration from more than just their minds as they take to the streets in a bid to find ideas.

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Beth Wright | 15 Mar 2017

US sporting goods giant Nike has retained its position as the world’s most valuable apparel brand after a 13% rise in brand value to US$32bn, new figures show.


Katie Smith | 31 Oct 2014

Bill Blass has appointed Chris Benz as its creative director as the US fashion business prepares to relaunch as a global lifestyle brand.


Michelle Russell | 18 Sep 2014

Following the launch of an online campaign aimed at raising awareness of animal cruelty in Spain's fur industry, a number of fashion brands have moved to defend their position.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 2014

A long-running legal dispute between luxury goods group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and search engine Google has come to an end after the two companies said they would instead work together to fight fakes on the Internet.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 2013

Former Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière has been named the new artistic director of women's collections at Louis Vuitton - replacing Marc Jacobs who is thought to be preparing his namesake brand for a possible IPO.


Poorna Rodrigo | 25 Oct 2013

French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has told the European Commission of the benefits that would flow from its planned merger with Italian cashmere giant Loro Piana.


Katie Smith | 16 Oct 2013

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, which also owns the Fendi and Céline labels, reported slower sales at its fashion and luxury goods division during the third quarter.


Leonie Barrie | 21 Jun 2013

In the immediate future, market growth of the fashion and apparel industry is anything but transparent, with conflicting economic forecasts and regional fluctuations.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Jun 2013

The challenges and opportunities offered by modern technology in apparel product development will be the focus of a new event taking place next month - where speakers from PVH, Deckers Outdoor, VF International, Marc Jacobs, and United Colors of Benetton will share their experiences.


Leonie Barrie | 29 May 2013

Paris-based Children Worldwide Fashion Group (CWF) has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) system to help streamline its product development process.


Petah Marian | 31 Jan 2013

LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton saw full year profit rise as the Louis Vuitton brand reported another record year of sales.


Katie Smith | 21 Dec 2012

Renzo Rosso, founder of the Diesel denim brand, has taken over Italian luxury fashion house Marni.


Katie Smith | 17 Oct 2012

US retailers Target and Neiman Marcus have unveiled their limited-edition holiday collection created by 24 designers who are all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).


Leonie Barrie | 11 Jul 2012

Discounter Target Corp and luxury retailer Neiman Marcus are joining forces for the first time to launch a limited-edition collection of products this holiday season.


Katie Smith | 2 Jul 2012

Apparel and footwear company The Jones Group has appointed Scott Bowman to the newly created role of group president of global retail and international development to drive overseas growth.


Katie Smith | 2 Jul 2012

Apparel and footwear company The Jones Group has appointed Scott Bowman to the newly created role of group president of global retail and international development to drive overseas growth.


Katie Smith | 17 May 2012

UK fashion firm Paul Smith will re-enter China later this year with plans to open at least 24 stores over the next five years.


Stuart Todd | 13 Feb 2012

Children Worldwide Fashion (CWF), which makes luxury children's apparel under license for a number of leading brands, is to axe 149 jobs out of total workforce of around 400 at its HQ in Herbiers, in western France, as part of a restructuring programme.


Leonie Barrie | 30 Nov 2011

New York-based fabric supplier Olah Inc has set up new Canadian headquarters which are being headed by fashion industry veteran Debbie Mazur.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Oct 2011

Luxury goods group LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton is to buy Singapore-listed Heng Long International Ltd, one of the world's leading suppliers of crocodile leather, for SGD160.8m (US$125.6m).


Petah Marian | 16 Sep 2011

A French court has given Hermes permission to create a controlling family holding in order to ward off advances from rival LVMH.


Katie Smith | 5 Aug 2011

French luxury group LVMH said Italian regulator Consob has approved its offer for shares in Italian rival Bulgari.


Leonie Barrie | 26 Jul 2011

French luxury group LVMH has denied media reports it may have to increase its offer for outstanding shares in Italian rival Bulgari.


just-style.com | 12 Jul 2011

Luxury group LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton has named Humberto Leon and Carol Lim - the duo behind the Opening Ceremony fashion and retail concept - as creative directors of its Kenzo fashion brand.


just-style.com | 30 Jun 2011

The European Commission has cleared the way for French luxury group LVMH to buy its Italian rival Bulgari after deciding the deal would not have a negative impact on the market.


just-style.com | 12 Apr 2011

Upscale denim brand 7 For All Mankind has named industry veteran Barry Miguel, the former CEO of CEO of New York City based Tracy Reese, as its new president.


just-style.com | 7 Jan 2011

Founding family members of luxury goods maker Hermes International SCA have been given permission to group more than 50% of their shares in the firm into a separate holding company, in a move intended to protect the firm from a hostile takeover from rival luxury goods group LVMH.


just-style.com | 21 Dec 2010

Online luxury children’s-wear retailer AlexandAlexa has been boosted by a GBP1.5m (US$2.3m) investment from private equity firm MMC Ventures (MMC) to help drive its international expansion.

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