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Second-Hand Fashion Startup Vinted Raises $250 Mln from Investors

Second-Hand Fashion Startup Vinted Raises $250 Mln from Investors

Vinted, an online venue for people to buy and sell second-hand clothes, said on Wednesday it had raised 250 million euros ($303 million) from investors and would invest proceeds in expanding its operations in Europe and beyond. The Lithuanian startup is one of a crop of firms promoting the so-cal

Paris Catwalk Shows to Reopen in July after Long COVID Closure

Paris Catwalk Shows to Reopen in July after Long COVID Closure

Parisian catwalks reopen in July as the French government unwinds coronavirus lockdown measures, allowing live fashions show to resume, in fashion industry body announced on Tuesday. The annual Haute Couture Week will take place from July 5 to July 8 and fashion houses will be allowed to organize

Vans Co-Founder Paul Van Doren Dies at 90

Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company whose iconic Southern California sneakers were beloved by skateboarders and became an international success, has died.

Keeping it Real: Appraisers Sift China Second-Hand Luxury Market for Fakes

Keeping it Real: Appraisers Sift China Second-Hand Luxury Market for Fakes

It's the world's biggest market for luxury goods -- and their counterfeits -- so an expert eye for distinguishing the original products from the bogus ones is a skill set in hot demand across China. According to AFP, this person really exists and it's called the "luxury appraiser", an eagle-eyed

Eilish, Chalamet, Gorman and Osaka Headline Fall Met Gala

Eilish, Chalamet, Gorman and Osaka Headline Fall Met Gala

When the Met Gala returns in September, it will feature a starry contingent of celebrity co-chairs: Actor Timothée Chalamet, musician Billie Eilish, poet Amanda Gorman and tennis star Naomi Osaka. Honorary chairs for the evening will be Tom Ford, Adam Mosseri and Vogue's Anna Wintour. The muse

Estee Lauder Revenue Misses Estimates on Sluggish Cosmetics Demand

Estee Lauder Revenue Misses Estimates on Sluggish Cosmetics Demand

Estee Lauder Cos Inc missed analysts' estimates for third-quarter sales on Monday, hurt by weak demand for the cosmetics maker's premium makeup products as people continued working from home. Cosmetics and makeup products have taken a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic as shoppers stay at home, pre

Fashion Company Richemont Confirms Death of Designer Alber Elbaz

Fashion Company Richemont Confirms Death of Designer Alber Elbaz

Luxury fashion company Richemont on Sunday confirmed the death of designer Alber Elbaz, saying the former creative director at French fashion house Lanvin had died from COVID-19. Among Elbaz's creations were the dress worn by Meryl Streep when she accepted her Oscar for Best Actress in 2012 for T

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