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Saint Laurent supports young talent in effort to push sustainability initiatives

Saint Laurent has partnered with the Institut Français de la Mode and the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne to collaborate with emerging designers on sustainability and innovation at the brand. The six month program will give students from both schools the opportunity to learn from the fashion brand’s design team at Saint Laurent’s headquarters. The first …

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Net-A-Porter Adds Beauty to the List

When you think of fashion, you also think of beauty, they’re like two peas in a pod. After expanding into men’s wear, WWD reported that Net-A-Porter decided to bring a beauty line into their luxury site, launching on March 20. Beauty brands will include 3Lab, Aesop, Beauty Works West, Chantecaille, Ilia, James Read, Joya Ames Soeurs, Le Metier de Beaute, …

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Verotrade Acquires Lamarthe With Plans of Brand Growth

 Allan Bensoussan, the managing director of Verotrade, told WWD that acquiring Lamarthe, French leather good brand, will “bridge the gap” for consumers. Verotrade, an accessories and fashion group based in France has acquired the leather goods company and has plans to add their items into stores and also expanding the brand.  The acquisition will not get rid of the Lamarthe …

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Family Owned Lux Brand, Sonia Rykiel, Sells 80% Interest to Fung Capital

Jean-Marc Loubier to Take on Day to Day Operations Created in 1968, the bright colored rocker vibe luxury brand was created to rebel against the typical Parisian dress code by breaking boundaries and rules with extra-short skirts, provocative necklines, and deconstructed seams. Nathalie Rykiel will leave the day-to-day running of the brand to Jean-Marc Loubier, Fung Brands Chief Executive and …

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