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H&M's websites experienced early disruptions amid high demand from shoppers for its latest guest collection by designer Alexander Wang. "It's been extremely popular among our customers, with many people queuing in all our markets," H&M spokesman Hacan Andersson said, adding 500 people had been waiting outside the retailer's store in Sydney. Earlier, the company's websites gave a message saying shoppers should try again later to gain access amid high demand for the collection. H&M, usually known for fast fashion at inexpensive prices, has used celebrity collections as a marketing tool to stoke sales each November since 2004.

PARIS — Karl Lagerfeld is set to open his biggest European store to date in London next year as part of the global retail expansion of the designer’s signature brand. The 2,700-square-foot flagship...

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld caused a storm earlier this month by branding singer Adele "a little too fat," but it appears that retailers are now embracing consumers with fuller figures. One of the U.K.'s largest shop mannequin companies has reported a surge in orders for clothes dummies sized 12 and above.

Versace has designed a new collection for Swedish high-street retail giant H&M. The Versace at H&M collection features glamorous clothes and accessories embellished with sequins, studs, leather and lace. Many of the styles are reminiscent of signature looks of the Italian fashion house, which were originally designed by the late Gianni Versace.

Hennes & Mauritz AB said it will delay some store openings this year because of a construction slump, even as the fashion retailer reported a 23 percent rise in profit for the company's fiscal third quarter.

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