Fashion |In Pictures

Halle Berry unveils second collection with Sweaty Betty

Hollywood actress Halle Berry has unveiled a second Re-Spin collection with activewear brand Sweaty Betty, after pieces from thefirst collaboration in Maysold out within 24-hours. The 24-piece autumn Re-Spin Edit focus on “effortless layers in time for the cosy season” with pieces in a colour palette of soft greens, warm creams and deep, earthy...

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Business

JD Sports snaps up Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

JD Sports has snapped up an 80 percent stake in Greek retailer Cosmos Sport for an undisclosed sum in what is the latest in a string of acquisitions by the British sportswear giant. Cosmos is based in Crete and operates 57 stores across Greece and three in Cyprus under a variety of retail banners and associated trading websites. The principal...

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Fashion

Alibaba launches fast fashion app to target Western customers

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched allyLikes, a new fast fashion platform aimed at American and European markets. It is also in direct competition with Shein, China’s fast fashion brand that has taken the West by storm. Both business models are strikingly similar, with Shein’s portal targeting customers outside of china offering new...

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Culture |BACKGROUND

Cultural appropriation in fashion: what is it and can it be prevented?

Cultural appropriation: The term has been used more and more in recent years, but the practice of cultural appropriation has been around for much longer. Kunstmuseum Den Haag zooms in on the phenomenon in the new exhibition 'Global Wardrobe - the worldwide fashion connection', but the subject is also often discussed during talks about diversity...

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