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Uniqlo to open soon in Milan

UNIQLO in Milan Uniqlo, the Japanese retailer of minimalist clothing, will be opening soon in Milan. The store will see the light in spring 2019 and it will occupy the building in Piazza Cordusio 2, right next to the brand new Starbucks, the very first of Milan and Italy. The very first UNIQLO store opened its doors in 1984 in Japan. The company first years of activity are marked by a sincere quest for semplicity. The UNIQLO collections feature a wide range of clothes and accessories that can be combined  and mixed because of their simple  and clean lines. None…

Michael Kors to close 100 stores

Michael Kors, the iconic brand that made its fortune on leather bags and accessories, is now on the list of those companies that got dragged into the so-called retail crisis. The designer, born Karl Anderson, Jr, started his career at a very young age. He was discovered by Dawn Mello, the fashion director of the Bergdorf Goodman departmet store, who gave the start to his career. He launched his own pret-a-porter collection in 1981 which was sold through the Bergdorf Goodman stores. In 1997 he joined the french company Celine as creative director while working on his own collection. Once Michael…