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Louis Vuitton unveils luxury lounge at Doha's Hamad International Airport
Louis Vuitton has announced the opening of the Louis Vuitton Lounge by Yannick Alléno, a new culinary concept in partnership with Qatar Duty Free at Hamad International Airport, Doha.
Dior opens its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and spa at Beverly Hills Hotel
On May 26, the French luxury brand took over the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and opened its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and a poolside Spa. The event will run until September.
Mallet London launches new sneaker design as business evolves
Mallet London has been quietly reimagining its shoe collection in recent months with a focus on widening its appeal via the creation of new styles. And with this in mind it has unveiled a new shoe, the Neptune Sneaker.
Lestrange is opening biophilic design store in Coal Drops Yard
Menswear brand Lestrange is opening a store in the popular Coal Drops Yard retail area of King’s Cross, London. The “impact-conscious” brand, which is “rooted in the principles of biophilic design”.
Joe Fresh, Life at Home launch co-branded collection with Jillian Harris
Joe Fresh has teamed up with Loblaw's in-house homeware brand Life at Home to launch their first co-branded collection with lifestyle maven, Jillian Harris.
Furniture brand Cassina opens largest store worldwide in Los Angeles
After recently buying Zanotta, another premium Italian furniture and design brand, Cassina has opened on North Robertson Boulevard in West Hollywood a 1,200 square-metre store on two levels, its largest worldwide.
Angelina Jolie ventures into sustainable fashion design with Atelier Jolie
Atelier Jolie aims to empower customer creativity by utilising surplus garments, promoting a fashion movement rooted in recycling, and actively involving refugees.
Italian Design Brands shares rise on first day of trading
Shares in Italy's Italian Design Brands (IDB), a hub of Italian furniture and lighting companies, jumped more than 3% on their Milan bourse debut on Thursday.At around 1000 GMT IDB's shares were up 3.
White Stuff boosts Scottish store count with Silverburn opening
White Stuff has strengthened its presence in Scotland, opening a store in Silverburn shopping centre, Glasgow. The UK fashion & lifestyle retailer’s new 1,965 sq ft store features its new branding and store design.
Chinese company earnings reveal lopsided economic recovery
People in China splashed out on dining, travel and luxury goods after emerging from three years of pandemic restrictions but are still not spending freely on routine consumer items.
Anthropologie collaborates with Danish designer Pernille Rosenkilde
American lifestyle retailer Anthropologie has teamed up with Copenhagen-based designer, stylist, and influencer, Pernille Rosenkilde, on the launch of an exclusive fashion and homeware collection.
Lone Design Club opens latest London pop-up
Lone Design Club’s (LDC) route to physical success via pop-up stores in prime retail locations continues, this time having just taken up temporary residence in the heart of London’s Islington.
Italian Design Brands presses ahead with IPO after Tamburi investment
Italian Design Brands, a hub of Italian furniture and lighting companies, said on Tuesday it was carrying on with plans to list on the Milan bourse as a new investor acquired a majority stake in its parent company.
Anthropologie reshuffles leadership team
American retailer Anthropologie announced on Monday several key leadership appointments aimed to take the retailer into its next phase of category and market growth.
Which? probe finds rip-off pricing, fake 'handmade' goods on Etsy
Last week,Etsy enjoyed a glowing report that the business was regarded as the best marketplace for sellers and buyers. This week it's facing accusations of its sellers pushing fake handmade goods and overcharging.
Arts Thread 2023 Global Design Graduate Show launches, Gucci returns as sponsor
Arts Thread has launched its Global Design Graduate Show 2023, with luxury fashion house Gucci returning as the exclusive sponsor for the fourth consecutive year.