The French retail group operates the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Perlot chains.
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GINIA'S ALONE: The New York Times is sending in its jayvee team. Ginia Bellafante, its fashion reporter, will be flying solo at the couture this season since the paper's fashion critic, Cathy Horyn, is on leave writing Bill Blass's memoir....
Rei Kawakubo - a designer's designer if there ever was one - is said to be the subject of a solo exhibition next spring at the @metmuseum. Here's a look from her epic Broken Bridal collection for @commedesgarcons from fall 2005. Get the full scoop at WWD.com. (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)