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Aspinal Handbags Founder Said to Consider Minority Stake Sale

Chairman Iain Burton has held talks with private-equity firms over selling about 30 percent.

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MCM Focuses on European Growth

The German accessories firm moves into Paris, Zurich and London with additional stores planned for the fall.

Gerard Darel Inks Deal to Reschedule Debt

A Paris commercial court has approved the plan, which gives the French fashion firm more time to pay down its debt.

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Cynthia Rowley Launching Handbags

The designer has entered a license agreement with Highline Untied for a collection of women’s handbags, due out for Spring 2015.

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The Changing Chinese Aesthetic

A new, subtler form of imitation products is emerging from the country’s factories.

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In the Mix: Bao Bao Issey Miyake

Bao Bao Issey Miyake is among the many innovative brands to come out of one of Japan's most well-known fashion houses.

Anya Hindmarch Takes Control of Japan Business

The country generates 35 percent of the brand’s worldwide revenues.

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Accessories Trend: Night Lights

Metallic accessories add a little mood lighting to an evening out for resort and holiday.

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Vera Bradley Branches Out Into Leather Goods

To attract a new customer base, the handbag and accessories brand will offer its first leather and faux-leather goods this fall.

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Roger Vivier Taps Ambra Medda for Fall

The limited-edition booklet showcases the brand's fall 2015 collection, which is centered on the Miss Viv’ bag.

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Max Mara Calls On Amy Adams

The Italian fashion group has tapped the actress to front its fall and spring campaigns.

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Niche Luxe Brands Seek Growth in China

Demand for luxury goods may be slowing, but small, artisanal companies that offer limited or bespoke products are hoping they can step into the gap.

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