China luxury sales rebound as millennials snap up cosmetics, handbags

China’s luxury goods market is back in fashion. Domestic sales of Gucci handbags to Chanel cosmetics, sluggish in China for years, rose at the fastest pace in over half a decade last year and are poised to consolidate the gains in 2018, according to consultancy Bain & Co. That could provide a major fillip for […]

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How Oxfam became the rising star of UK’s online fashion industry

It’s one of fashion’s best kept secrets, a website where you can buy luxury brands such as Burberry, Prada and Miu Miu as well as the best of the high street for a steal. Sales were up 33% at Christmas as shoppers bagged vintage and designer clothes for the party season but the company is not […]

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Gucci Turns to Fine Dining in Florence Italy

Luxury labels are accustomed to tempting fashionistas, and now they’re stretching from haute couture to haute cuisine. Gucci opened a 50-seat restaurant, Gucci Osteria, in Florence on Tuesday where three-Michelin-star chef Massimo Bottura will serve up high-end dishes.   The Italian fashion house, owned by Kering, is not the only luxury company to foray into […]

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10 Trends That Will Define the Fashion Agenda in 2018

After a tough but improving 2017, a continued recovery is on the horizon for 2018. The McKinsey Global Fashion Index projects global fashion industry sales to grow by 3.5 to 4.5 percent in 2018. But this growth is not spread evenly across all regions or segments. Growth is being driven by emerging markets, where executives […]

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How to Open an Online Clothing Boutique

If you have a passion for fashion, opening an online clothing boutique might be for you. There are a lot of advantages to opening one, such as low overhead. If you have an interest in the fashion industry and love clothes, opening an online clothing boutique might be for you. There are a lot of […]

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