In the News: Farfetch unveils tie-up with Harvey Nichols ahead of £4bn IPO

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Farfetch unveils tie-up with Harvey Nichols ahead of ‘£4bn IPO’

A luxury UK-based fashion website is gearing up for a stock exchange listing that is expected to value the company at more than £4bn – or close to the current market valuation put on the whole of Marks & Spencer.

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Falling off the sheep’s back: Why Australia can’t capitalise on record wool prices

Sheep farmers in rural Australia waited more than half a century for wool prices to come roaring back, only to find there aren’t enough shearers to trim their golden fleeces.

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Sustainability is not about designing less, but designing better

Good design, we all agree, should be sustainable. But how exactly are designers creating products, environments and services that are ecologically sound while economically viable? And how, in an industry often characterised by the embrace of the new, do we eliminate waste?

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Does your HR department hold the key to corporate sustainability?

The business world is changing. As the threat of climate change looms larger and the political world seems increasingly paralyzed by convulsions of nationalism and isolationism, the mantle of taking aggressive action to deal with greenhouse emissions is falling squarely on the shoulders of business.

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Gen Z vs millennial influencers: why the same marketing to both is destined to fail

Hauls. Diss-tracks. Flat-lays. Selfies. These have been my world since the start of 2017 when I embarked on a mission to fully understand the world of digital influencers. Why? I had decided to build the first objective influencer review, which would juxtapose qualitative journalistic insight with quantitative data analysis.

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How L’Oréal Is Using Tech to Make Thousands of Custom Skin Shades

If you’ve ever stepped into a drug store or specialty shop for makeup, you know how daunting it is to find the right foundation shade to match your skin tone. The colors are only made to match a sampling of skin colors, and are often too dark or too light.

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H&M On Why Collective Industry Ambition Is Crucial For A Sustainable Fashion Future

Suzhou Wahli is one of the big knitwear factories in China. Based just outside Shanghai, it’s exactly as you’d imagine it to be. It’s big, surrounded by smog and houses row after row of workers all sitting meticulously repeating their one small task in a long line of others doing the same in order to create the sweaters and cardigans we all wear everyday.

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Belvedere vodka: FemtheFuture by Jack Morton

Belvedere Vodka just launched a two-year collaborative partnership with award winning musician Janelle Monáe to bring to life powerful co-created content and one-of-a-kind experiences.

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Brand New ‘Star Wars’ Po-Zu Footwear Announced Today – Jedi News – Broadcasting Star Wars News Across The Galaxy!

Po-Zu have today announced their first co-branded Star Wars l Po-Zu range made with organic cotton, pineapple leaf-fibre and they are Vegan friendly…. Building on the successful launch of the Star Wars l Po-Zu co-branded footwear collaboration in 2018, Po-Zu is delighted to go galactic with the launch of the Spring – Summer 2018 footwear collection for women & men.

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The 5 Best Night Creams for Dry Skin feat. Weleda

If you have dry skin, night creams are invaluable in terms of providing extra moisture, soothing inflammation and redness, and allowing your skin to heal and rebuild itself overnight. These days, however, picking the best night cream for dry skin may…

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Bradley Cooper Takes Center Stage As IWC’s New Ambassador At 150th Birthday Extravaganza

Purists that they are, the International Watch Co. has a reputation for turning orthodoxy on its proverbial head. From the F.A. Jones calibres and Pallweber pocket watches, to the Ernst Jakob Homberger-designed Big Pilot Watch, the Schaffhausen-based manufacturer has perfected the masterful interplay of refined beauty and understated elegance.

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