Translated by

Nicola Mira


Dec 19, 2022

Eleventy has expanded its international presence by opening the first London store. The men’s and women’s label’s store is located inside the Berkeley hotel in the luxury district of Knightsbridge. It features five extensive shop windows overlooking the street and a shop window and entrance also inside the hotel.

The Eleventy store in London

The store’s interiors are characterized by natural materials with fine-grained surfaces such as travertine, textured plaster and oak wood, enhanced by contrasting steel details.

“Investing in our direct retail presence by opening flagships on the world’s most iconic streets is a strategic choice for both our retail expansion and our positioning within the luxury segment. Establishing a presence in the most prestigious and exclusive hotels is a key, coherent element of that strategy,” said Marco Baldassari, co-founder of Eleventy.

The new London store is part of the label’s

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Sydney Airport plans to open Australia’s first department-store style retail outlets at its two domestic terminals next year in partnership with the hub’s existing core duty-free concessionaire, Gebr. Heinemann. This gives the German travel retailer a foothold in the domestic market, initially through home delivery.

Together, the new stores in terminals two and three will span 24,500 square feet and the first one is scheduled to open in July 2023. They will sell the typical categories found in international duty-free stores ranging from fashion, accessories, watches and jewelry, to perfumes, cosmetics, skincare, plus confectionery and wines and spirits.

T2 will house the largest unit spanning 19,000 square feet, with a much smaller footprint of 5,500 square feet allocated to T3. According to a statement from Sydney Airport, a mix of “iconic Australian brands” and international bestsellers

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Thrift shopping is having a moment among college students eager to save the planet—and their wallets.

The online consignment giant ThredUP published a resale report saying that, globally, secondhand clothing sales increased from $96 billion in 2021 to $119 billion in 2022, with sales expected to increase by $99 billion by 2026.

Four Northeastern University students studying fashion or the environment—three of whom are from California—told [email protected] their favorite brick and mortar locations and open markets to thrift in and around Boston and Oakland, where Mills College at Northeastern is located.

They also explained why they shop secondhand and why they plan to give pre-owned presents this holiday—and described a few of their finds.

Why thrift?

“I’ve been having this whole journey throughout college with environmentalism and finding ways for people to get involved in climate solutions,” says Nia Beckett, a fifth-year journalism major with a global fashion studies minor.

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Frasers Group, the owner of the Sports Direct chain founded by billionaire Mike Ashley, has agreed to buy a string of fashion brands from the leisurewear retailer JD Sports Fashion for “up to” £47.5 million ($57.7 million) which covers the acquisition of shares in the labels and their debt.

The move—announced late on Friday afternoon just before the market close—leaves JD Sports free to pursue expansion in its core segment of sports retailing while Frasers Group has landed a pick’n’mix of premium brands on top of an already burgeoning portfolio. It spans the high-end, from fashion retailer Flannels; Saville Row tailoring house Gieves and Hawkes; and international label Hugo Boss where Frasers has a 34% stake, to Jack Wills, department store retailer House of Fraser, and

This latest deal saw eight of the businesses—Base Childrenswear,

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