Beibhinn Gillan
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Beibhinn writes about the fashion industry, luxury and lifestyle. She has experience working in luxury goods and wealth mgmt research, and at a Big 4 consultancy.

When not writing, Beibhinn still likes to be relatively immersed in her subject area by going to art exhibitions; design book shops; hunting for micro-trends in store windows, flea markets, new shops and brands, especially in new cities, which always offer a new perspective.

All views expressed are entirely her own.

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The Problem of Fakes and a New Way to Tackle Them

(0) Comments | Posted 19 November 2012 | (23:27)

Ouch, it's still there, counterfeiting raising its ugly head again. In the latest report, more than 20,000 counterfeit bags were uncovered by Chinese police and US authorities, as well as 37 illegal sites for manufacturing or selling the merchandise. They were mainly imitations of luxury...

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The Next Stage of Growth for the Online Fashion Market

(1) Comments | Posted 9 November 2012 | (15:21)

By assuring shoppers of the right fit, a host of businesses hope to 'revolutionise' online fashion, through the employment of airport body scanning technology. Such technology would serve a practical function; the clothes have got to fit, right? I'm not sure though, if it could ever be credited with 'revolutionising'...

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