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Profiles Marco Bizzarri is writing a new chapter at Gucci, where he has set about freeing the brand from its adherence to tradition

Marco Bizzarri

Marco Bizzarri is writing a new chapter at Gucci, where he has set about freeing the brand from its adherence to tradition

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Business & Management In announcing plans to expand to the US, Irish fast fashion retailer Primark is following a route well worn by competitors in Europe, with mixed results for many

Primark goes west

In announcing plans to expand to the US, Irish fast fashion retailer Primark is following a route well worn by competitors in Europe, with mixed results for many

By: Tom Bailey
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Culture 'Swiss Made' watches are the best in the world, famed as the ultimate luxury purchase. But will the tech revolution ring the final bell for traditionally made pieces?

Technology enhances the Swiss watch industry

‘Swiss Made’ watches are the best in the world, famed as the ultimate luxury purchase. But will the tech revolution ring the final bell for traditionally made pieces?

By: Elizabeth Matsangou
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Business & Management The humble suit is the most successful and most maligned outfit in history. It still enjoys a place in the corridors of power, but its days may be numbered

Is it time to say RIP to the suit?

The humble suit is the most successful and most maligned outfit in history. It still enjoys a place in the corridors of power, but its days may be numbered

By: Tom Bailey
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Business & Management The explosion in popularity of menswear in recent years suggests men have become more fashion-conscious. The internet, as is often the case, has played a major role in this

Menswear industry keeps on growing

The explosion in popularity of menswear in recent years suggests men have become more fashion-conscious. The internet, as is often the case, has played a major role in this

By: Tom Bailey
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Culture Critics complain that fashion week has lost sight of its roots in design and instead become a consumer-orientated affair

Fashion week: a seven-day sales pitch

Critics complain that fashion week has lost sight of its roots in design and instead become a consumer-orientated affair

By: Rita Lobo
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Culture At the heart of London’s West End is a sophisticated cluster of industry that produces some of the finest men’s clothes in the world. And one Savile Row tailor in particular, Dege & Skinner, stands out from the crowd

Dege & Skinner offer tailored tradition

At the heart of London’s West End is a sophisticated cluster of industry that produces some of the finest men’s clothes in the world. And one Savile Row tailor in particular, Dege & Skinner, stands out from the crowd

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Profiles After 20 years leading some of the world’s top luxury brands, Claus-Dietrich Lahrs may be the best-dressed CEO in Europe. His latest tenure at Hugo Boss proves he may also be one of the smartest

Claus-Dietrich Lahrs

After 20 years leading some of the world’s top luxury brands, Claus-Dietrich Lahrs may be the best-dressed CEO in Europe. His latest tenure at Hugo Boss proves he may also be one of the smartest

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Culture From humble beginnings to revolutionary and unique designs, the Dayekh family are out to prove that diamonds are indeed forever

The diamond standard

From humble beginnings to revolutionary and unique designs, the Dayekh family are out to prove that diamonds are indeed forever

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Reaching new heights

From humble beginnings, Bugarri shoes has grown from a small business venture, to standing tall in the ruthless consumer market today

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Culture Asset management firm step in to purchase majority stake in fashion icon

Kelso Place purchases Nicole Farhi

Asset management firm step in to purchase majority stake in fashion icon

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Glen Senk leaves Urban Outfitters

In mid-January 2012, the retail world was taken by surprise when Urban Outfitters Chief Executive Officer Glen Senk abruptly resigned his post. While Urban Outfitters …

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Culture Customers are deserting the high streets in favour of their digital equivalents, increasingly seeing the advantages of replenishing their wardrobes online, says Emma Holmqvist

An industry moving online

Customers are deserting the high streets in favour of their digital equivalents, increasingly seeing the advantages of replenishing their wardrobes online, says Emma Holmqvist

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Culture The practical outerwear brand Mackintosh has contributed a great deal to British fashion. After having lost its way during the 1990s, it has returned with quite some force

The return of Mackintosh

The practical outerwear brand Mackintosh has contributed a great deal to British fashion. After having lost its way during the 1990s, it has returned with quite some force

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Culture David Harber is an award winning artist and sculptor and one of the foremost sundial makers in the world. With clients from royalty to celebrities, Harber is a much sought after artist. European CEO made time to visit him at his Oxfordshire workshop to find out what he has lined up for the future

The measure of time

David Harber is an award winning artist and sculptor and one of the foremost sundial makers in the world. With clients from royalty to celebrities, Harber is a much sought after artist. European CEO made time to visit him at his Oxfordshire workshop to find out what he has lined up for the future

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