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There is a change of leader in the Women’s ranking of “the most creative designers leading these times”, as selected by department store directors and buyers of major select shops in Japan. Strong support for Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia has kept

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Amazon Japan has been the title sponsor of Tokyo Fashion Week (TFW) since the 2017 Spring-Summer Collection. In addition to the main collections and events sponsored by the Japan Fashion Week Organization (JFWO), the schedule includes the AT TOKYO program

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“52-week merchandising is already a thing of the past.” These were the words of a buyer from a certain men’s select shop. As temperatures remained high throughout October and November during this year’s autumn-winter sales battle, winter items – especially

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It was announced that Phoebe Philo departed Celine and Hedi Slimane would create a reinvented Celine for the spring/summer 2019 collection. Although I knew about it, it was a shock that it seemed that the Celine until now had completely

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Frédéric de Narp, Chief Executive Officer of Bally “I want to highly value ‘co-creation’ that unites music, art, and other elements for the manufacturing that Bally has cultivated that does not compromise on quality. Bally’s various projects with artists have

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Hiroki Wakisaka will leave the major Hong Kong’s general trading company FUNG GROUP through an MBO, and assume the top position at a new company this year. FENIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. has renewed its logo, and is restoring its original

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Everything will be made in Japan in the near future A-net Inc.’s Ne-net started STAR Hunt Caravan to shine a spotlight on Japanese production areas from autumn/winter 2018-2019. It creates and sells products that express the characteristics of each season

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Kowa Company Ltd. and the National Agricultural and Food Research Organization (NARO) recently announced they have successfully developed the technology to industrialise the silk thread emitted by a bagworm moth larva, which is touted as being “the toughest natural fibre

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Creating new culture, and carrying materials that epitomize “fresh” – JUN and MASH Holdings, which both carry many popular brands, have decided to join forces in establishing a new online EC operating company. The company will be formed around February

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A men’s select shop launched by a fashion YouTuber is creating quite a stir. There were 200 people lining up to enter popular YouTuber Hazumu’s store DAN on the day it opened in Tokyo’s Nakameguro district last March; the store

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