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Fashion, retail and architecture signify the new culture

One of the most interesting and complicated things happening at the end of our century is the way in which the fashion industry, an elite outfit that once treated the word 'retail' with the scorn designers reserve for the word 'copy', has been taken over by retailers. Even more interesting is the way that these retailers are now starting to buy up architecture as well. Most interesting of all is the final twist, in which all three - fashion, retail and architecture - are becoming the ...

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