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Seoul bans fur in Fendi fashion show

South Korea’s capital city has told Italian fashion house Fendi to remove all fur items from a show of its fall/winter collection due to complaints from animal rights groups. “We have received complaints from animal rights activists and saw negative public opinion on the Internet… we can’t let such a controversial thing be staged at [...]

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Louis Vuitton opens pop-up store in Cannes

On the occasion of the Cannes International Film Festival, Louis Vuitton has opened a pop-up store on the Croisette. Next to its existing Cannes store, the temporary shop focuses on what the town is famous for: incredible films and elegant eveningwear. “The Maison celebrates its attachment to the city of Cannes by unveiling an exceptional [...]

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Luxtofair 2011 in Kuala Lumpur

Targeted at a luxury travel market, the Lifestyle & Luxury Tourism Fair 2011 styles itself the first high-end event in its part of the world. Everything from luxury golf vacations to yachts will be on offer at the event, which also includes workshops and stage performances.

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French houses honored at French fragrance awards

The French fragrance foundation awarded its annual prizes exclusively to local brands last week. Its main awards for best fragrance of the year went to Yves Saint Laurent’s Belle d’Opium, in women’s perfumes and Bleu de Chanel in the men’s category. All other winning brands, including Lancôme, Hermès, or Biotherm, also hail from France.

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British parliament could become wedding venue

The buildings housing the British parliament could host wedding receptions and open their restaurants to the public under plans unveiled on Tuesday. A cross-party committee of lawmakers even suggested that the historic Westminster Hall, where king Charles I was tried and Winston Churchill was laid in state, could be hired out for private functions at [...]

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Chanel’s cruise collection: highlights

Celebrities including Vanessa Paradis, Blake Lively, and Rachel Bilson looked on as Karl Lagerfeld showed his annual Croisière collection at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes on the French Riviera on May 9.

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