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1. LVMH Is Unlikely to Score on Rebound From Tiffany: “It may cost them several hundred millions to settle out of court,” says Mark Clyman, partner at law firm Wilk Auslander. “But they will weigh that against closing the deal at the current price.” – Read More on the Wall Street Journal

2. Zara Thinks You Can’t Work in Sweatpants Forever: As people’s social lives pick up, they are more eager to get out to splurge and dress up again. Just glance at people walking in parks and promenading along seafronts. It may be a case that with so much time spent working in sweatpants, leaving home is now an excuse to put on a floaty dress. – Read More on Bloomberg

3. MPs urge government to fix ‘throwaway’ fast-fashion trend: The government is being urged by a cross-party group of MPs to take urgent steps to fix throwaway ‘‘fast fashion’’ by supporting the development of fabrics with a lower environmental impact and boosting clothing recycling facilities. – Read More on the Guardian

4. Why Everything Is Sold Out: Since millions of Americans started spending a lot more time at home, many of them have been making very similar decisions about how to do so comfortably. That has helped create supply issues in all sorts of categories: food, cleaning products, medication, exercise equipment, outdoor gear, furniture and home decor, renovation supplies, home electronics, office supplies, loungewear, and beyond. – Read More on the Atlantic

5. Louis Vuitton’s new face shield doesn’t just protect you from COVID-19: With face masks and face shields here for the long term, designers are increasingly creating PPE that better integrates with our everyday needs and wardrobes. One such example? Louis Vuitton just announced a new luxury face shield complete with a $1,000 price tag. – Read More on Fast Co. 

6. Events in a box: Large corporations are taking a slice of the money they would have spent on elaborate events and diverting it into the humble mailer—a package that gets sent to influential people to court favor online and offline. The 2020 gift box goes beyond pre-pandemic corporate swag and attempts to shrink what would have been a multimillion-dollar live experience into an easily delivered package—one that will ideally elicit an “unboxing” performance on social media. – Read More on the Wall Street Journal