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Kering Results Show 17% Surge at Gucci, Slip at Bottega Veneta

PARIS, France — Italian fashion brand Gucci confirmed its turnaround with a 17 percent rise in third-quarter comparable sales, helping make up for a 10.9 percent sales drop at sister brand Bottega Veneta, parent Kering said on Tuesday. Gucci, in double digit sales growth territory for the first time since 2012, accounts for more than 60 percent of Kering’s operating profit. Analysts had expected its …

Gucci's Spring Runway Show Was the Game of Dress-Up You Used to Dream About

Gucci designer Alessandro Michele makes clothes that mystify. Of course, his well-considered sets — this time a misty room lit up in hot pink and decorated with a shimmering curtain of beads — play into the theme. But Michele enchants showgoers with a little help from his friends. For Spring 2017, he invited muses Soko and Dakota Johnson to sit front row and tapped Florence …