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Top 100 Business Trends in August

From Luxurious Music Box Designs to Non-Chocolate Chocolate Bars

— September 3, 2018 — Marketing
The August 2018 business trends is an eclectic list, which includes the innovation tactics, marketing strategies and practices that highlight the company, making it progressive and unique. For this month, Luis Vuitton expanded its fashion industry scope to include a $3,200 USD music box, while sustainable e-commerce fashion retailer allTRUEist aims to deliver high fashion collections to the consumer at an affordable price.

From the Rachel Schechtman's STORY concept store that harnesses the format of social media sharing to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit to kAAKAO's struggle to be recognized as a chocolate bar by the European Union due to its ingredient list, the August 2018 business developments are definitely serious endeavors that carry a note of creativity and whimsy.
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Streamlined Business Return Policies
Streamlined Business Return Policies
FedEx's Return Technology Helps Businesses Manage Returns
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99
Brand-Centric Evolving Designs
Brand-Centric Evolving Designs
Pentagram Creates an Ever-Changing Identity for Cytora
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98
Shoppable Reading Experiences
Shoppable Reading Experiences
Riley Costello's shopfiction Lets Readers Shop Character Outfits
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97
Emoji-Focused Conventions
Emoji-Focused Conventions
Emojicon 2018 Celebrates Emoji Lovers and Focuses on Representation
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96
Meat-Free Potato Tacos
Meat-Free Potato Tacos
The Taco Bell Crispy Potaco is Available at Locations in India
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95
Connective Freelance Platforms
Connective Freelance Platforms
Upwork Functions with Quality, Compatibility and Fairness in Mind
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94
Professional Shipping Management Solutions
Professional Shipping Management Solutions
Boxton Parcel Seamlessly Manages All Shipping Needs
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93
Dine-In Discount Apps
Dine-In Discount Apps
Toronto's 'Eatibl' Offers Discounts Up to 50% Off at Some Times of the Day
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92
Flexible Employee Pay Systems
Flexible Employee Pay Systems
Gusto Offers Its Employees Flexible Payment
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91
Biometric Baseball Tickets
Biometric Baseball Tickets
The MLB Will Now Be Integrating Biometric Tickets in Various Stadiums
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90
Customized E-Shopping Carts
Customized E-Shopping Carts
Avon is Helping Its Reps to Create Personalized Shopping Experiences
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89
Muffin Top QSR Snacks
Muffin Top QSR Snacks
The McDonald's Muffin Toppers are Crunchy and Crispy
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88
Efficient Back-to-School Shopping Applications
Efficient Back-to-School Shopping Applications
Walmart's Shop-Assistant App Boasts New Features
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87
Real Estate Management Platforms
Real Estate Management Platforms
'SmartDeadline' Keeps Agents and Clients Organized at All Times
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86
Multi-Marketplace Fashion Apps
Multi-Marketplace Fashion Apps
Poshmark's 'Posh Markets' Introduce Immersive Shopping Communities
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85
Beauty Business Podcasts
Beauty Business Podcasts
Avon's 'Make It Happen' Podcast Features Discussions with Brand Reps
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84
Size-Measuring Online Shopping Suits
Size-Measuring Online Shopping Suits
Start Today Co.'s Body Suit Uploads One's Sizes to an App
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83
Apparel-Branded Hotel Events
Apparel-Branded Hotel Events
This Hotel is Throwing Events with Abercrombie and Fitch
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82
Taiwanese Plant-Based Restaurants
Taiwanese Plant-Based Restaurants
The Plants Eatery is a Sustainable Business, Located in Taipei
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81
Breakfast Cereal Slushies
Breakfast Cereal Slushies
The 7-Eleven Cap’n Crunch Berries Slurpee is Refreshingly Unexpected
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80
Retail Collaboration Apps
Retail Collaboration Apps
Target's Invite-Only 'Studio Connect' Has Members Collab with Designers
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79
Shark-Themed Airplane Fleets
Shark-Themed Airplane Fleets
Southwest Airlines is Celebrating Shark Week with Five Unique Planes
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78
Aquatic Folklore Cakes
Aquatic Folklore Cakes
The Sam’s Club Mermaid Cake is Theatrical and Delicious
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77
Patriotic Ice Creams Desserts
Patriotic Ice Creams Desserts
The Dairy Queen Oreo Firework Blizzard Celebrates the Fourth of July
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76
VR E-Shopping Kiosks
VR E-Shopping Kiosks
Amazon Set Up Interactive Virtual Reality Kiosks for Amazon Prime Day
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75
Tech-Focused Back-to-School Pop-Ups
Tech-Focused Back-to-School Pop-Ups
AT&T's Full-Service Shop is One That Embraces the Digital Age
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74
Foodie Recommendation Social Networks
Foodie Recommendation Social Networks
'Likemeal' Helps Diners Discover and Recommend Great Food
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73
Summery Cheese-Themed Menus
Summery Cheese-Themed Menus
The Panera Bread Summer Menu Includes Four New Items
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72
Streamlined Designer Jewelry Workshops
Streamlined Designer Jewelry Workshops
Tiffany & Co have opened an offsite jewelry design workshop
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71
Comforting Hotel Tea Experiences
Comforting Hotel Tea Experiences
The Waldorf Astoria and Hamlets Offer a Unique Tea Experience
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70
Digital Back-to-School Shopping Platforms
Digital Back-to-School Shopping Platforms
Amazon Offers an Wide and Inclusive Variety of Supplies
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69
Mention-Monitoring Marketing Platforms
Mention-Monitoring Marketing Platforms
The 'Awario' App Helps Brand Keep Tabs on What's Being Said
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68
Film Canister-Themed Instant Noodles
Film Canister-Themed Instant Noodles
Fujifilm's Instant Noodles are Available in South Korea
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67
AI-Powered SEO Services
AI-Powered SEO Services
The 'Ranked' Platform Helps with Rank Increases on Search Engines
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66
Rideshare Scooter Partnerships
Rideshare Scooter Partnerships
Uber Has Partnered with Lime Bikes to Offer Scooter Rentals
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65
Treat-Topped Milkshakes
Treat-Topped Milkshakes
The Baskin-Robbins Freak Shakes Celebrate National Ice Cream Month
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64
One-on-One Spiritual Healing Programs
One-on-One Spiritual Healing Programs
The Four Seasons Launched a Resident Healers Program
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63
Celebratory Chicken Wing Promotions
Celebratory Chicken Wing Promotions
Golden Corral Wing Fest Offers All-You-Can-Eat Wings
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62
Bite-Sized Pizza Snacks
Bite-Sized Pizza Snacks
The Blaze Pizza 'Dough Knots' are a New Take on Breadsticks
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61
Ultra-Luxurious In-Flight Services
Ultra-Luxurious In-Flight Services
Cathay Pacific Will Offer Travelers Six Gourmet Meal Options
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60
Facial Recognition Hotel Check-Ins
Facial Recognition Hotel Check-Ins
Marriott is Testing Facial Recognition Check-In Technology
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59
Plastic-Free Grocery Bags
Plastic-Free Grocery Bags
Iceland is Aiming to Reduce Plastic Waste with Paper Grocery Bags
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58
Business-Friendly Virtual Assistants
Business-Friendly Virtual Assistants
The 'Katella' Smart Assistant Connects to Enterprise Apps
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57
Curated Secondhand Boutiques
Curated Secondhand Boutiques
'Curated By Goodwill NYNJ' Helps to Counter Wasteful Fast Fashion
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56
Inclusive Online Fashion Campaigns
Inclusive Online Fashion Campaigns
ASOS Goes a Step Further in Celebrating Diverse Body Types
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55
Shoppable Vacation Homes
Shoppable Vacation Homes
The McKinley Bungalow Vacation Rental Home Has Curated Goods for Sale
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54
Immersive Desert Botanical Gardens
Immersive Desert Botanical Gardens
The Moorten Botanical Garden is Located in Southern California
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53
Sustainable Contemporary Fashion Retailers
Sustainable Contemporary Fashion Retailers
The Acey Boasts Quality Brands with Mindful Practices
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52
Compostable Seaweed Sauce Sachets
Compostable Seaweed Sauce Sachets
Just Eat UK Launched Eco Packaging to Reduce Plastic Waste
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51
Micro Fulfillment Centers
Micro Fulfillment Centers
Takeoff is Introducing Small-Scale Automated Grocery Distributors
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50
Mindful Organic Fashion Collections
Mindful Organic Fashion Collections
The Summer House is Responsible When Sourcing Materials
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49
In-Store Reading Lounges
In-Store Reading Lounges
IKEA & the Man Booker Prize Created Reading Rooms Filled with Free Novels
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48
Floating Soccer Ball Installations
Floating Soccer Ball Installations
Darío Escobar's Project Has a Deconstructed Approach to Art
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47
Health-Focused Food Delivery Plans
Health-Focused Food Delivery Plans
The Green Chef’s Meals are Accessible to a Wide Range of People
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46
Digital Nomad Job Platforms
Digital Nomad Job Platforms
'Wemote' Helps Remote Workers Find the Best Job Opportunities
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45
In-House Recycling Facilities
In-House Recycling Facilities
Bolon's Identity is Accentuated by Its Dedication to Sustainability
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44
Chicken-Centric Meal Kits
Chicken-Centric Meal Kits
Chick-fil-A's 'Mealtime Kits' Help Consumers Make 30-Minute Meals
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43
Luxury Fashion Loans
Luxury Fashion Loans
Browns is Exploring the Sharing Economy with Fashion Rental Service Armarium
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42
Kitchen-Only Delivery Concepts
Kitchen-Only Delivery Concepts
Deliveroo Editions Can House 10 Restaurant Kitchens in One Space
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41
Incredibly Versatile Athletic Essentials
Incredibly Versatile Athletic Essentials
Wardrobe.NYC is Launched to Boycott Fast Fashion Methods
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40
Pop-Up Toy Store Ventures
Pop-Up Toy Store Ventures
Party City will be opening ‘Toy City' for the Holidays
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39
Design-Forward Medical Clinics
Design-Forward Medical Clinics
Maayan Zusman's Contemporary Medical Office Design is Approachable
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38
Creative Home Decor Illustrations
Creative Home Decor Illustrations
Gucci's Line of Homeware is Creatively Promoted on Instagram
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37
Next-Gen Community Shops
Next-Gen Community Shops
China's RED Home is a Destination for Xiaohongshu's E-Commerce Users
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36
Cold Brew Branding Projects
Cold Brew Branding Projects
Farm Design Gives Califia Farms a Brand New and Vibrant Identity
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35
Luxurious Music Box Designs
Luxurious Music Box Designs
Louis Vuitton Releases a Tiny and Adorable Variation of Its Trunk
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34
Architecturally Unzipped Pavilion Structures
Architecturally Unzipped Pavilion Structures
Westbank & BIG Revive a Visually Stimulating Piece
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33
Experience-Driven Beauty Pop-Ups
Experience-Driven Beauty Pop-Ups
Sephora's Latest Activation Will Take Place in L.A
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32
Rideshare Vending Systems
Rideshare Vending Systems
Uber and Cargo Have Partnered to Introduce an In-Car Vending Service
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31
Personalized Pet Care Stores
Personalized Pet Care Stores
Petco Launched 'PetCoach' as a New Pet Store Concept
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30
Sustainable Luxury Fashion Retailers
Sustainable Luxury Fashion Retailers
allTRUEist is an Online Shop for the Designer-Driven Customer
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29
Cheerful Lemony Cafe Interiors
Cheerful Lemony Cafe Interiors
Lucas y Hernández-Gill's Choice of Colors Evoke a Bright Cafe Space
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28
Kid-Targeted Personalized Clothing Boxes
Kid-Targeted Personalized Clothing Boxes
KidBox Boasts Stylish and Affordable Back-to-School Kits
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27
Efficient Kiosk-Only Restaurants
Efficient Kiosk-Only Restaurants
HZ Restaurant Prepares a Customer's Meal in Three Minutes
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26
Shoppable Health Hubs
Shoppable Health Hubs
'Clean Market' Offers a Curated Range of Health Products and Services
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25
Sustainable Cup Solutions
Sustainable Cup Solutions
McDonald's and Starbucks Have Joined Forces for Ecological Change
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24
Non-Chocolate Chocolate Bars
Non-Chocolate Chocolate Bars
kAAKAO Uses Cocoa & Dates in the Making of Its Revolutionary Product
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23
Experiential Menswear Shops
Experiential Menswear Shops
Ben Sherman's NYC Concept Store Boasts a Full-Service Shirt Bar
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22
Dark-Lit Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Dark-Lit Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Workstead Focuses on Modernity & Darkness for Its Project
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21
Multifunctional Workplace Dividers
Multifunctional Workplace Dividers
The 'Chart' Divider System Creates Customized Workstations
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20
Self-Serve Chicken Wing Bars
Self-Serve Chicken Wing Bars
B-Dubs Express Features a Wing Sauce Wall and Self-serve Beer
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19
Recyclable Straw-Free Cup Lids
Recyclable Straw-Free Cup Lids
This New Starbucks Strawless Lid will Help the Brand Ditch Straws
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18
Experimental Designer Homeware Collections
Experimental Designer Homeware Collections
Adorno Supports Emerging Talent in the Design Industry
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17
Adaptable Foldable Phone Devices
Adaptable Foldable Phone Devices
Samsung's Foldable Phone is Set to Drop on the Market in 2019
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16
On-Demand Experiential Services
On-Demand Experiential Services
'Funspree' in Toronto Delivers Experiences Rather Than Things
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15
Cashless Grocery Concepts
Cashless Grocery Concepts
Tesco's Self-Serve Concept Grocery Store Adopts a Cash-Free Model
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14
Comfort-Focused Nap Lounges
Comfort-Focused Nap Lounges
The Casper Nap Lounge Lets New Yorkers Get Some Peace and Quiet
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13
Library-Inspired Retail Decors
Library-Inspired Retail Decors
Neri & Hu Develops a Library-Style Interior for the Valextra Shop
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12
Designer Avant-Garde Pop-Up Cafes
Designer Avant-Garde Pop-Up Cafes
The Hermes Cafe is Enhancing the Retail Experience
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11
Automated Healthy Eateries
Automated Healthy Eateries
Amsterdam's 'Health Food Wall' Will Provide Takeaway Plant-Based Food
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10
Co-Working Community Shops
Co-Working Community Shops
WeWork's WeMRKT Showcases Products Made by Members
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9
Bicoastal Fashion Retail Interiors
Bicoastal Fashion Retail Interiors
Janson Goldstein References Brand ALC's Ethos for This Store
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8
Communal Open Workspace Designs
Communal Open Workspace Designs
Actincommon Creates a Greenery-Infused & Sociable Space for adidas
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7
Bamboo-Detailed Green Retail Spaces
Bamboo-Detailed Green Retail Spaces
The New Apple Store in Macau is Created by Foster + Partners
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6
Convenient Cafe-Style Laundromats
Convenient Cafe-Style Laundromats
The Celsious is a Laundromat in Brooklyn, Owned by Two Sisters
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5
DIY Produce Kits
DIY Produce Kits
'Aggressively Organic' Aims to Make Indoor Farming Accessible & Affordable
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4
Tech-Infused Concept Stores
Tech-Infused Concept Stores
Nike by Melrose Uses Customer Data for Personalization
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3
Automated Urban Micro Farms
Automated Urban Micro Farms
Babylon Micro-Farms Produces a Winning-Design for Small-Scale Farming
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2
Stylish Transparent Trousers
Stylish Transparent Trousers
PrettyLittleThings’ Design is Bold, Crazy and Waterproof
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1
Multi-Functional Concept Spaces
Multi-Functional Concept Spaces
Rachel Schechtman's STORY Embraces the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
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