Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

Menu of hamburger prints and denim ends Milan men’s fashion week

June 25, 2013
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Menu of hamburger prints and denim ends Milan men’s fashion week

By Isla Binnie MILAN (Reuters) – Top designers presented hamburger prints, colored jeans and soft interpretations of formal suits to conclude Milan men’s fashion week on Tuesday, recognizing a new generation of men who dare to be bold and casual. Knitwear replaced shirts under soft jackets at Giorgio Armani, while Ermanno Scervino dressed models...

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Designer Vivienne Westwood shuns expansion, big wardrobes

June 24, 2013
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Designer Vivienne Westwood shuns expansion, big wardrobes

By Isla Binnie MILAN (Reuters) – British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood said on Monday that she has no plans to further expand in China and defended the high prices of her designs as a way to encourage customers to buy fewer clothes. Westwood, who started selling clothes in London in the swinging 60s and...

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Royal baby to give almost £240 million bump to British economy

June 17, 2013
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Royal baby to give almost £240 million bump to British economy

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) – From Union Jack booties to “Born to Rule” sleepwear, the British royal family has joined retailers in offering baby products to mark the arrival of the royal heir. Analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the economy by 240 million pounds. A baby sleepsuit modelled on a guardsman’s...

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Royal baby to give almost $400 million bump to British economy

June 17, 2013
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Royal baby to give almost $400 million bump to British economy

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) – From Union Jack booties to “Born to Rule” sleepwear, the British royal family has joined retailers in offering baby products to mark the arrival of the royal heir. Analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the economy by 240 million pounds ($380 million). A baby sleepsuit modeled on...

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Mulberry defends price rises as pins hopes on Asia push

June 13, 2013
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Mulberry defends price rises as pins hopes on Asia push

By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) – British luxury fashion group Mulberry defended its plans to move further upmarket, saying it was crucial to expansion plans in Asia, where local shoppers and outbound tourists are still spending heavily on top-end lines. Mulberry, known for its Bayswater and Alexa handbags, makes over 80 percent of its...

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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

June 12, 2013
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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

By Sarah Morris and Anna Ringstrom MADRID/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world’s biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand for its cost-conscious online offering. Spain’s Inditex , which owns the Zara chain, posted...

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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

June 12, 2013
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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

By Sarah Morris and Anna Ringstrom MADRID/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world’s biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand for its cost-conscious online offering. Spain’s Inditex , which owns the Zara chain, posted...

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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

June 12, 2013
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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

By Sarah Morris and Anna Ringstrom MADRID/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world’s biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand for its cost-conscious online offering. Spain’s Inditex , which owns the Zara chain, posted...

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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

June 12, 2013
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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

By Sarah Morris and Anna Ringstrom MADRID/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world’s biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand for its cost-conscious online offering. Spain’s Inditex , which owns the Zara chain, posted...

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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

June 12, 2013
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Sun shines on ASOS as Inditex and H&M feel the chill

By Sarah Morris and Anna Ringstrom MADRID/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world’s biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand for its cost-conscious online offering. Spain’s Inditex , which owns the Zara chain, posted...

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