The Beyonc? Blueprint: Star Plans to Launch Junior, Designer Lines
After turning up at the collections in New York and Milan, Beyonc? says she is ready to turn out some designs of her own.
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NEW YORK — Through its millions spent on consumer research, Procter & Gamble has come to the conclusion that the most effective form of marketing is an endorsement from a friend.
That’s why it has devoted the last year and a half to…
A CLOSE-KNIT BUNCH: Italian designers rarely attend one another’s fashion shows, but they made an exception on Sunday for Missoni’s 50th anniversary. In the front-row lineup were Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, Silvia…
AUSTRIAN GOLD: Design duo Sonja Rubin and Kip Chapelle of Rubin Chapelle have waltzed away with the Vienna fashion award, Modepreis Der Stadt Wien. The awards ceremony, held last week during Austrian fashion week at Vienna’s National Art…
Patterns of Influence and Serene Style – Versace, Missoni, Miu Miu, Gianfranco Ferré and Roberto Cavalli
Milan has gone mad for prints, a passion reflected in the sexy looks at Versace, while Missoni celebrated its 50th anniversary with a collection that zigged and zagged delightfully and serene adornment held sway at Miu Miu.
Bright Beauties, Sophisticated Sports and Boudoir Frills – Emilio Pucci, Krizia, Blumarine, Alberta Ferretti and Moschino
Christian Lacroix’s terrific Pucci collection was ultrabright, while Graeme Black showed a subtle, refined Ferragamo, Mariuccia Mandelli’s Krizia was fresh and Anna Molinari’s Blumarine was all feminine froth.
DENIM AND GEMS: Denim firms have gems on their mind these days.
Diesel and Bonjour recently set plans to venture into jewelry, and now Earl Jean is joining the pack. Earl, a division of VF Corp.’s Nautica division, just launched…