Category: Fashion Shop

Fashion brands boycott Black Friday discounting

While some reports are forecasting retail sales will hit 8.71 billion pounds over Black Friday weekend as consumers shop early for Christmas, several fashion brands are boycotting this year’s discounting event in favor of championing sustainability, resale, and charity.

Black Friday officially takes place on November 25, and while many retailers and brands have already begun to slash their prices to attract customers looking to bag a discount for Christmas, brands including Rixo, Baukjen and Me+Em are taking a stand against overconsumption.

Rixo to step away from Black Friday in favor of Giving Tuesday

While in previous years Rixo’s have participated in Black Friday, this year, the female-owned womenswear brand is instead championing Giving Tuesday and highlighting how it creates treasured pieces which are produced in limited runs.

On November 29, the British fashion brand will donate 15 pounds for every transaction to Women For Women International. The charity supports

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LMD launches “Cairo Design District” at One Ninety as the first global design district in Egypt

LMD, The leading real estate development company, announced the launching of the first design district in Egypt “Cairo Design District” with a total investment of EGP 12bn.

The district is in its ground-breaking project One Ninety, one of the most iconic real estate projects which lies in a prime location at the meeting point between the Ring Road and 90 Street in New Cairo. The district will be a huge boost to the project thanks to the variety of unique services it will offer to creatives and designers worldwide.

The Cairo Design District is the first innovation and design district in Egypt, as it is designed to act as a global creative neighborhood, much like internationally renowned Design Districts that have a focus on global design, like Dubai, London, Miami, and Milan.

The district is planned to bring together a stunning area of ​​199,000 m2 with a range of artwork

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11 tips for greening the lifecycle of your clothing

When I shop for clothing, I’m more focused on how the garment looks than where it was made, what it’s made of, and what I’ll do with it when it’s worn out.

After chatting with Revital Nadiv, I realized I’m going to have to get more environmentally mindful about what I choose to wear.

Nadiv is cofounder of Re-Fresh Globalan Israeli eco-business offering awareness activities and consulting in the field of sustainable fashion innovation.

Clothing is a notoriously unsustainable industry. Consider these facts:
– It takes 1,320 liters of water to produce one pair of jeans.
– The average American throws away 80 pounds of clothes every year.
– 13 million tons of unsold items get thrown away or burned by clothing retailers each year.
– About 60% of the materials used in the fashion industry are made from plastic.
– The fashion industry is responsible for 8-10% of

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Shiseido Travel Retail is ushering in “a new golden age of luxury travel retail” as it opens six new boutiques at the cdf Haikou International Duty Free Shopping Complex

CHINA. Shiseido Travel Retail has partnered with China Duty Free Group (CDFG) to unveil six new boutiques at the magnificent cdf Haikou International Duty Free Shopping Complex in Hainan, China.

The boutiques were designed to showcase Shiseido Travel Retail’s powerful portfolio of brands, its Omotenashi (Japanese hospitality) spirit and its ‘Beauty Innovations for a Better World’ mission.

Underpinned by personalisation, the stores offer distinctive design concepts, exclusive offers and beauty tech innovations. The new boutiques are for the Shiseido, Clé de Peau Beauté, The Ginza, IPSA, Elixir and Nars brands.

According to the company, the openings mark a significant milestone for its prestige skin beauty drive in travel retail. Shiseido Travel Retail President & CEO Philippe Lesné commented: “Shiseido Travel Retail

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Mango opens first Newcastle store


Mango has opened its first standalone shop in Newcastle as part of its ongoing UK expansion plans.

The store in the Eldon Square shopping center complements its concession in the Fenwick department store in the city.

With a selling space of more than 400 square meters, the shop stocks the fashion retailer’s womenswear lines.

Daniel López, Mango’s global expansion director, said: “The opening of our first store in Newcastle is a step further in our strategic goals for international expansion and strengthens our presence in the United Kingdom, a strategic market for Mango and one of the most important for the fashion world.”

The store features the retailer’s new Mediterranean-inspired store concept called New Med, which is already used in some of its flagship stores around the world and has a strong focus on sustainability.

Mango has had a UK presence since

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