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T. Burkhardt of Marchon says 50% of their frames will be ‘green’ by 2025, as Asia bounces back

T. Burkhardt of Marchon says 50% of their frames will be ‘green’ by 2025, as Asia bounces back

Marchon has celebrated its 40th anniversary at the Mido trade show, presenting an ambitious sustainability programme and key new brands in its portfolio, among them Paul Smith and Shinola by Flexon.
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New Guards Group debuts at Mido trade show with eyewear collections

New Guards Group debuts at Mido trade show with eyewear collections

Two years after setting up a dedicated division, the Italian fashion group has debuted at the eyewear show with collections by four of its top labels: Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Off-White, Palm Angels and Ambush.
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Cristina Betts bullish for Iguatemi, explains the Brazilian giant’s future M&A roadmap

Cristina Betts bullish for Iguatemi, explains the Brazilian giant’s future M&A roadmap

This past week in Paris, Brazil’s most important luxury retailer Iguatemi feted its rebound from the pandemic, as its CEO Cristina Betts explained its M&A plans and predicted double continued digit growth in 2023.
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Karl Lagerfeld celebrates 100 years of Disney

Karl Lagerfeld celebrates 100 years of Disney

The Karl Lagerfeld brand is celebrating Disney's 100-year anniversary with a capsule collection featuring the eponymous late designer's infamous sketch of Donald Duck.
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Australian fashion week to take place May 15

Australian fashion week to take place May 15

IMG announced on Tuesday its lineup of designer runway shows and programming for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW): The Experience, taking place from May 15 – 19 at Sydney's Carriageworks. 
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Italy's Safilo slightly beats FY guidance as sales reach 1.08 billion euros

Italy's Safilo slightly beats FY guidance as sales reach 1.08 billion euros

Safilo on Thursday narrowly beat its forecasts on full-year revenues, posting a 4.2% rise at constant exchange rates thanks to the positive performance of its own brands as well as of its licensed business.
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Inspecs revenue growth stalls, but order book is strong

Inspecs revenue growth stalls, but order book is strong

British eyewear specialist Inspecs’ full-year trading update on Thursday highlighted a challenging year that saw 2022 group revenue dipping to $246 million (it reports in US dollars) from $246.5 million in 2021.
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Elsewhere in Paris: Olivier Saillard, Taak, AZ Factory and Steven Passaro

Elsewhere in Paris: Olivier Saillard, Taak, AZ Factory and Steven Passaro

As the Paris menswear season ended and couture week opened, we checked out four widely differing fashion visions to tap into the style pulse among cognoscenti in the French fashion capital.
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Alessio Puleo is new marketing chief at Marcolin

Alessio Puleo is new marketing chief at Marcolin

Eyewear giant Marcolin has named Alessio Puleo as its Group Marketing Director. He’s reporting directly to the CEO and will lead the development and expansion of the marketing department.
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Meller closes 2022 with a turnover of 11 million euros

Meller closes 2022 with a turnover of 11 million euros

The Barcelona-based eyewear brand has reported a 97% growth in its last fiscal year, reaching a turnover of 11 million euros, with more than 500,000 units of glasses sold over the year.
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Gunther, Doublet, and Nahmias' streetwear takes over Paris Fashion Week

Gunther, Doublet, and Nahmias' streetwear takes over Paris Fashion Week

Throughout an entire weekend packed with men's fashion shows, Paris dedicated a special place in its fashion week to streetwear culture, inviting American, Japanese and Parisian brands.
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The women who dress men

The women who dress men

Women are increasingly making their mark in men's fashion, breaking through the "fabric ceiling" that has seen the industry dominated by men, attracted by a sector where some of the most radical changes are taking place.
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Ludovic de Saint Sernin turns up the heat, Sacai elevates workwear

Ludovic de Saint Sernin turns up the heat, Sacai elevates workwear

The new creative director of Ann Demeulemeester and the Japanese designer Chitose Abe stood out on the last day of men's fashion week, opting for sophisticated sensual looks and functional tailoring, respectively.
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Maison Margiela: New mansion headquarters, posh-punk collection

Maison Margiela: New mansion headquarters, posh-punk collection

Maison Margiela unveiled its new headquarters in Paris on Sunday night and talk about an upgrade. John Galliano celebrated the move with his latest collection – a deconstructed homage to the Queen of Punk, Jordan.
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Hermès: Effortless elegance in UNESCO

Hermès: Effortless elegance in UNESCO

It all seemed so effortless in UNESCO this Saturday at Hermès, which made this rather menswear wonderful collection even more special. A great display by Véronique Nichanian, menswear creative director for 35 years.
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Paris couture: A vibrant multi-billion business, opens its next season on Monday

Paris couture: A vibrant multi-billion business, opens its next season on Monday

Paris haute couture – the highest expression of fashion – opens Monday with a crammed calendar of bold face name brands and a score of young hopefuls in one of the most intriguing seasons in years. 
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