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Spanish fast-fashion retailer Zara has won a landmark case against French footwear designer Christian Louboutin over the right to sell red-soled shoes.
Zara Phillips to marry in Stewart Parvin gown Subscription
The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Phillips will marry her fiance, England rugby start Mike Tindall, in a wedding gown created by favourite Royal couturier Stewart Parvin.
Zara owner snaps up flagship Oxford Street storeSubscription
Inditex, the owner of Spanish fashion retailer Zara, has bought its UK flagship Zara store on London’s Oxford Street for £155m.
Zalando sales hit €1.5bnSubscription
German clothing and footwear etailer Zalando recorded sales of €1.5bn (£900m) for the full year to the end of 2012.
Clothing and footwear etailer Zalando has secured investment funding from JP Morgan Asset Management and Quadrant Capital Advisors to aid its growth in Europe.
French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent is to be renamed Saint Laurent Paris as part of a raft of changes expected to be introduced over the next few months by the brand’s creative director Hedi Slimane.
Yoox Group launches footwear siteSubscription
Italian etailer Yoox Group has launched a dedicated footwear site, available to the UK market, which carries more than 100 luxury and premium brands.
Yoox and PPR form joint ecommerce ventureSubscription
Italian etailer Yoox has formed a joint-venture agreement with French luxury group PPR to help accelerate the development of its luxury brands online.
Yasmin Le Bon unveiled as new face of MonsoonSubscription
Mainstream womenswear retailer Monsoon has unveiled model Yasmin Le Bon as its new face for spring 13.
Writing a new chapterSubscription
Wil Beedle is keen to spread the gospel that All Saints is back on track in his first interview since becoming chief creative director.