Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

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Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 23hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 23hLuisa Zargani

Best of the Year

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Overview

Filled with big news, big breakthroughs, and bigger deals, 2011 was one for the record books. MasterCard honors some of the newsmakers that made their mark on the fashion and retail industry this year.

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