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London's Next-Gen Brands Have Arrived

LONDON, United Kingdom — On Tuesday afternoon, show-goers filled the space at 180 the Strand for Richard Quinn’s debut runway collection — London Fashion Week’s closing act. Only minutes before the first model Jean Campbell walked out onto the runway, Queen Elizabeth made a surprise appearance, leaving influential editors, designers and especially Quinn’s mother, Eileen, in awe, as Her Majesty ...

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Should Fashion Brands Bet on Star Designers?

LONDON, United Kingdom — In the new Oscar-nominated Phantom Thread, Daniel Day-Lewis plays Reynolds Woodcock, a famous, highly mannered British couturier, whose mixture of dedication to his art and uncompromisingly curated lifestyle is part of his appeal to his wealthy clients. Yes, they arrive at Woodcock’s elegant headquarters in London’s Mayfair to be fitted for beautiful, bespoke gowns but also ...

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A New Dawn for Japanese Beauty Brands

TOKYO, Japan — Japan’s beauty industry is enjoying a blush of renewed optimism having lost some of its shine to “K-Beauty,” which has gone hand-in-hand with Hallyu, the global rise in the popularity of South Korean culture. According to the Japanese Cosmetic Industry Association, “J-Beauty” exports grew 28.8 percent year-on-year to 267.6 billion yen (about $ 2.4 billion) in 2016, ...

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