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Are men ditching their derbies and oxfords for ballet slippers?

Are men ditching their derbies and oxfords for ballet slippers?

While first picked up outside the world of dance by women, these days ballet slippers are increasingly showing up on men's feet.
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Joules recovery starts, sales beat expectations, led by e-tail

Joules recovery starts, sales beat expectations, led by e-tail

​Joules had reasonably upbeat news on Wednesday, saying that its performance in its first quarter has been encouraging, despite the challenging trading conditions. 
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Stitch Fix returns to revenue growth, disappoints with net loss

Stitch Fix returns to revenue growth, disappoints with net loss

Following a rough Q3 caused by coronavirus-related disruptions, the online styling service announced an uptick in revenues in the fourth quarter but failed to impress Wall Street with a net loss of $44.5 million.
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Sergio Rossi unveils new Grazie Sergio collection

Sergio Rossi unveils new Grazie Sergio collection

Five months after the Sergio Rossi passed way, the house he founded has unveiled a new archive driven collection of the famed shoemaker’s greatest hits named Grazie Sergio.
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J.Crew shuts UK stores, opts for online focus

J.Crew shuts UK stores, opts for online focus

J.Crew is closing all six of its UK locations, including the massive flagship on Regent Street, calling in liquidators to its British operation and will serve the British market via its global webstore.
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Mytheresa's e-commerce revenues jump 20%

Mytheresa's e-commerce revenues jump 20%

The German luxury retailer has reported annual revenues of 450 million euros, up from 377 million euros in the previous year, growth driven by a 20% rise in the company's e-commerce sales. 
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Aldo UK arm sold to Bushell Investment

Aldo UK arm sold to Bushell Investment

​The trade and assets of Aldo UK have been sold to the Bushell Investment Group (BIG), we were told on Monday.
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Asda sale imminent, two groups place bids around £6.5bn - report

Asda sale imminent, two groups place bids around £6.5bn - report

​The sale of UK supermarket chain Asda, which is also one of the UK’s biggest fashion sellers via its George label, could happen as soon as the end of this week.
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Zalando launches pre-owned in two markets, more to come next month

Zalando launches pre-owned in two markets, more to come next month

​Zalando shoppers in Germany and Spain can now buy and trade-in pre-owned fashion directly on the platform with Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Poland to follow next month, the company said on Monday.
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Edinburgh Woollen Mill not for sale but Peacocks valuation sought

Edinburgh Woollen Mill not for sale but Peacocks valuation sought

​There’s speculation this week that value fashion chain Peacocks might be sold at some point as its owner Philip Day seeks a valuation for the chain. 
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Superdry hurt by lockdowns but recent trading improves

Superdry hurt by lockdowns but recent trading improves

​The pandemic may only have affected the final period of Superdry's latest financial year, but its performance was “materially impacted” by Covid-19 disruption, the company said as it delivered its results on Monday. 
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Telfar announces collaboration with Ugg

Telfar announces collaboration with Ugg

The collaborative collection between Telfar and Ugg is set to launch in 2021, consisting of 10 pieces across accessories, apparel and footwear. 
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Centric Brands to emerge from bankruptcy in October

Centric Brands to emerge from bankruptcy in October

The New York-based brand licensing group, which made a Chapter 11 filing in May, has received court approval for its reorganization plan and expects to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of October.
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Edward Crutchley’s Yakuza wives confirm him as a truly major talent

Edward Crutchley’s Yakuza wives confirm him as a truly major talent

Few designers in London today pack as much punch and panache as Edward Crutchley, whose latest collection was an ode to a beautifully histrionic Yakuza gangster film, and all the better for that.
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Tom Ford climaxes New York Fashion Week with Flower Power elegance

Tom Ford climaxes New York Fashion Week with Flower Power elegance

Ending a New York Fashion Week obsessed with escapism and optimism, as designers struggled to make sense of their role amid the pandemic, nobody harked back quite as much to a happier era as Tom Ford. 
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Next is strong despite lockdown sales falls, online and beauty power ahead

Next is strong despite lockdown sales falls, online and beauty power ahead

​Next delivered a well-received set of half-year results on Thursday and as well as demonstrating its relative strength during the pandemic, they highlighted some very encouraging current trading. 
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