Basquiat's 'Warrior' to Sell for $25m at Sotheby's Auction

Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 painting, Untitled (Red Warrior), could fetch $25 million at auction next month, solidifying the artist's blue-chip market status. Sotheby's will sell the painting — which has never before hit the auction block — at a contemporary art auction in Hong Kong on October 9. The work is...
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Fast Retailing signs microfibre commitment

Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing said on Tuesday that it has signed the Microfibre 2030 Commitment, the new global initiative to minimise the impact of microfibres on the natural environment. It was set up by non-profit, international cross-industry group The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) to address the problem of fibre fragmentation from...
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Uniqlo Launches Jeff Koons T-Shirt and Sweatshirt Collection

Some of Jeff Koons’ most iconic works can now be purchased in T-shirt form. Launched Monday in the U.S., Uniqlo teamed up with the contemporary artist for a new UT (Uniqlo T-shirt) collaboration collection, featuring both tees and sweatshirts with Koons’ work placed on the front. The collection features five of Koons’ popular sculptures, including Rabbit and Balloon Dog (Orange).

KAWS: From Figurines to Art Installations

Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, started out his career as an animator and graffiti artist in Brooklyn, New York. Throughout his career he has created a diverse range of products and artworks that range from the fanciful to the everyday. Here is a list of some of KAWS’ most recognizable and coveted works of art.

Roger Federer Thinks Young Players Like Naomi Osaka and Emma Raducanu Face Too Much Pressure

This is why, of course, Federer is so deadly: on the surface his strokes, serves and shots appear so measured, so effortless, yet, before you know it, he’s broken serve, put away that volley and won his 20th Grand Slam title. He truly is the “goat”. It’s a style of tennis that is not just pure entertainment to watch, but utterly mesmerizing, bewitching the crowd and his opponents into a state of blissful defeat. To win against Federer you need to achieve almost the impossible: fight one’s own desire to simply stop and stare, agog at his unequalled talents.

Ex-Welsh Secretary ridiculed for proposed solution to HGV driver shortage

A former Welsh Secretary has been ridiculed for his proposed solution to the acute shortage of HGV drivers. John Redwood, the Tory MP for Wokingham in Berkshire, has been lampooned on social media and described as “barking” for his the answer to the crisis. The lack of drivers for heavy...
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Alex And Ani Bankruptcy Plan Okayed

On Sept. 22, a Delaware judge okayed Alex and Ani’s Chapter 11 reorganization, wiping out much of the company’s prior debt. The plan called for Lion Capital to purchase debt formerly owed to a consortium of banks—so going forward, the London-based investment fund will own 65% of the company, a boost from its pre-bankruptcy 59% stake.

Fast Fashion Market: Ready To Fly on high Growth Trends | H&M, Charlotte Russe, River Island, Uniqlo, Bestseller, Bershka

The Latest Released Worldwide Fast Fashion market study has evaluated the future growth potential of Worldwide Fast Fashion market and provides information and useful stats on market structure and size. The report is intended to provide market intelligence and strategic insights to help decision makers take sound investment decisions and identify potential gaps and growth opportunities. Additionally, the report also identifies and analyses changing dynamics, emerging trends along with essential drivers, challenges, opportunities and restraints in Worldwide Fast Fashion market. The study includes market share analysis and profiles of players such as Uniqlo, River Island, Bestseller, Bershka, NewYorker, Gap, rue21, Cotton On, H&M, Charlotte Russe, Pull & Bear, New Look, Zara, Primark, Esprit, Forever 21, Topshop, Miss Selfridge, C&A, Mango & Mixxo.