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Pandemic lends modern twist to French vintage fashion sales

PARIS (Reuters) – In Artcurial’s auction house overlooking the shuttered boutiques of the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, vintage fashion expert Clara Vivien is overseeing the sale of hundreds of Chanel jackets, shoes and jewelled accessories – all online.

Paris may be the world’s fashion capital, but a third COVID-19 lockdown is once again sending lovers of luxury who have time to spare and money to spend on to their screens in search of a the next vintage Chanel dress or Hermes handbag.

Vintage was already enjoying a revival, Vivien said, driven by a growing discomfort with “fast fashion” among consumers and increasing environmental awareness. But the pandemic shifted more of it online.

“Vintage is exploding on the second-hand market,” Vivien said. “People can’t walk into boutiques and so shop at online auctions.”

Handbags sell particularly well. “People who bought a Chanel or a Hermes bag today delight in the

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5 critical skills you need for a job in the modern Indian textile industry



a group of items on a table: 5 critical skills you need for a job in the modern Indian textile industry


5 critical skills you need for a job in the modern Indian textile industry

The Indian textile industry has been playing a major role in the economic as well as the cultural growth of the country for many years. This growth has generated several million jobs in the previous years and is expected to generate millions more in the coming years as well.

But, there are some crucial skills that one needs to have before applying for a job in any sector, and the same goes for the textile industry as well. So, if you are also planning on getting a job in the same, then here are 5 critical skills that you must master.

1. Adapting to the fashion trends

Fashion industry trends keep on changing. So, one of the most crucial skills that one must have while looking for a career in the fashion industry is adapting to

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