Christian Louboutin with Fern Mallis.


Christian Louboutin on His Roundabout Route to Shoe Design

The designer spoke to Fern Mallis in front of a sold-out crowd at 92Y about his inspiration to design footwear, his beauty business and the famous red-soled shoes.

clock May 18, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Stella McCartney's new Paris store and design concept.

Fashion Features

Stella McCartney’s Retail Expansion, New Store Concept

Four new stores are opening in Paris, New York, Florence and California.

clock May 12, 2017Jessica Iredale

Reza will show at TEFAF New York.

Fashion Scoops

Reza Returns to TEFAF New York With 30 Select Pieces of High Jewelry

As an artisan jeweler based in Paris, Reza does not have any freestanding stores and primarily caters to clients by appointment and through a gallery at the Ritz Hotel in Paris.

clock May 2, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Carel's signature red mary-jane shoes.


‘Old-school’ Parisian Shoe Brand Lures American Youth Set

Carel has repositioned — moving its average consumer age from 60 to 35 and under.

clock April 27, 2017Misty White Sidell

David Chines, Meghan Thrash, Zachary Zimmerman


Celebrating Johannes Vermeer at The Astronomer’s Ball

The Louvre museum’s latest exhibition served as inspiration for the Young Patrons Circle of American Friends of the Louvre’s annual spring gala.

clock April 26, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Transformable precious object by Solange Azagury-Partridge.

Fashion Scoops

Taboo Jewelry Exhibition to Open in Paris

The show, due to open at the city’s Museum of Modern Art next month, will gather over 400 pieces by Man Ray, Suzanne Belperron and Méret Oppenheim.

clock April 25, 2017Katya Foreman

gap art peck

Government and Trade

Gap CEO Urged to Exit ‘Hyper-Partisan’ Business Lobby

Dozens of nonprofits signed a letter to Art Peck pushing for Gap to part ways with a Republican-backing, “anti-environmental” lobby.

clock April 24, 2017Kali Hays

Renzo Rosso, Naomi Campbell and Nicola Formichetti.

Fashion Scoops

Naomi Campbell Revs Up With Diesel

The supermodel joined Renzo Rosso and Nicola Formichetti for the launch of their charity hookup, Child at Heart.

clock April 21, 2017Katya Foreman

A French policeman patrols at the Champs Elysee avenue in Paris, 21 April 2017. A police officer the previous day was killed along with the attacker in a terror attack on the Champs Elysees. A total of three police officers were shot at on the city's famous boulevard, with their suspected attacker killed by security forces.Attack on Champs Elysees aftermath, Paris, France - 21 Apr 2017


Champs-Élysées Reopens After Attack

The assault on Thursday is not expected to have far-reaching effects on France’s retail sector.

clock April 21, 2017Katya Foreman

Business Features

Shooting Reported on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris

A police officer was shot dead and another injured on one of the city’s major shopping thoroughfares, according to media reports.

clock April 20, 2017Jennifer Weil's "In Residence" in Paris.

Fashion Features Presents Online Luxury Index for France

The report was presented at the launch of the Paris leg of the retailer’s “In Residence” symposia.

clock April 20, 2017Katya Foreman

Le Jardin Perché


BHV Marais Inaugurates Rooftop Urban Farm

The site will produce and distribute a range of organic products going from honey to beer.

clock April 18, 2017Katya Foreman

Street style at the 'Africa Now' festival in Paris

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Galeries Lafayette’s “Africa Now” Festival

Attendees to the parade rocked a mix of tailoring and denim, colorful prints and sleek urban looks.

clock April 11, 2017Joelle Diderich

Zadie Smith


Todd Solondz, Zadie Smith, Sloane Crosley Help Celebrate the Writing Life at The Paris Review’s Spring Revel

Diana Taylor chaired this year’s event, which also paid tribute to Bob Silvers and Harry Mathews.

clock April 5, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Elisabetta Franchi's store in Paris.

Fashion Scoops

Elisabetta Franchi Opens Flagships in Paris and Madrid

These are the first French and Spanish units for the Italian apparel label.

clock March 28, 2017Sandra Salibian

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Laura Biagiotti and daughter Lavinia


Laura Biagiotti Dies at 73 in Rome

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