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Richemont expects profit jump as trading improves

ZURICH Cartier owner Richemont said it expects an 80 percent increase in net profit for the six months ended Sept. 30 after demand for luxury watches picked up.

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Italy's Gucci bans fur, joining others in seeking alternatives 12 Oct 2017

PARIS Italy's Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year, joining a growing number of fashion houses looking at alternatives after coming under pressure from animal rights activists and changing consumer tastes. | Video

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Italian fashion house Gucci to stop using fur 12 Oct 2017

PARIS Italy's Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year, joining a growing number of fashion houses looking at alternatives amid pressure from animal rights activists and changing consumer tastes.

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LVMH flags tougher year end even as China boosts third-quarter sales 10 Oct 2017

PARIS LVMH , the world's biggest luxury goods company, on Tuesday said the months ahead might be bumpier after producing stronger than expected sales growth in the third quarter which sent its shares towards record highs. | Video

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LVMH sets high bar for luxury peers as it trumps revenue forecast 09 Oct 2017

PARIS LVMH , the world's biggest luxury goods company, reported higher-than-expected revenue growth for the third quarter on Monday, setting a high bar for peers after strong sales at its fashion brands.

Designer gets three-and-a-half years for scam tied to ex-U.N. chief's relatives 05 Oct 2017

A New York fashion designer who has called himself the "curator of cool" was sentenced to three and a half years in prison on Thursday, after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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Size-zero ban hits Paris catwalks, campaigners hopeful 03 Oct 2017

PARIS Labels from Givenchy to Saint Laurent showed of their new designs at Paris Fashion Week, alongside another innovation meant to wean the industry off its association with unhealthily thin, underage models. | Video

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Chanel models parade past Paris waterfalls 03 Oct 2017

PARIS Karl Lagerfeld brought the drama of the natural world indoors for Chanel's catwalk show on the final day of Paris Fashion Week, with a huge cliff complete with waterfall towering behind the catwalk.

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Yves Saint Laurent designs get new airing at Paris museum 29 Sep 2017

PARIS A new museum showcasing the creations of late French couturier Yves Saint Laurent opens in Paris next week, offering visitors an intimate glimpse into his studio and how he pulled together his collections. | Video

Lanvin show kicks off carousel of new designers in Paris 28 Sep 2017

PARIS France's oldest fashion house, Lanvin, sought to draw a line under a period of upheaval on Wednesday with a sleek, largely monochrome collection by its newest artistic director. | Video