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Gucci Celebrates 50 Years in Japan with New Capsule Line

The year 2014 marks fifty years since Gucci opened its doors to Japanese customers with the 1964 opening of the Miyuki Street boutique in Tokyo’s Ginza district. To celebrate fifty years in Japan, the Florentine House will unveil a series of commemorative events and initiatives throughout the year. For half a century, Japanese customers have …

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US Fashion Brand Forever 21 to Open First Store in Africa

Affordable US fashion brand, Forever 21 is set to open its first store on the African continent in Hyprop’s Canal Walk. The 1400m2 store will open mid-year. “We are pleased to welcome another leading international brand to our portfolio, which will further underpin Canal Walk as the premier, quality fashion destination in the Western Cape,” …

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New York Fashion Week Designers Michael Kors and Diane von Furstenberg Leave Lincoln Center

With some revolutionary changes taking place at the forthcoming edition of New York Fashion Week (NYFW), many top-level designers are opting for off-site venues other than their old favourite space at Lincoln Center. According to WWD, the leading American labels like Michael Kors and Diane von Fürstenberg will showcase their latest Fall/Winter 2014 catwalk collections …

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Ladybrille® Fashion Business | 3 Questions Every African Designer Needs to Know Before Setting Up a Fashion Business

Lagos, Nigeria – An air of glamour, compelling charm, romance, fun, celebrity status and paparazzi. These are some of the images that pops up in our minds, subconsciously, anytime the word fashion is mentioned. All these coupled with beautiful people, media coverage, fashion weeks, travels, accolades, awards, prestige, celebrity status, fun parties, respects and connections …