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Matteo Renzi's Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.

clock 58mLuisa Zargani

Men's

Martin Greenfield Files Lawsuit Against Brooks Brothers

The tailor is seeking $1.9 million in damages, according to his attorney.

clock 8hJean E. Palmieri

Fashion

BFC, Google Team on Digital Fashion Educational Platform

The British Fashion Council has teamed with Google Arts & Culture on a digital educational platform to launch ahead of the Fashion Awards.

clock 20hLorelei Marfil

Backlash on Drug Use: More Brands Sever Ties With Model Kate Moss

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Overview

Kate Moss' lifestyle is having an impact on her career. Burberry, Chanel and H. Stern said they will no longer work with the model. The decisions followed the announcement that H&M the day before that it would drop Moss from its Stella McCartney campaign.

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Kate Moss is no longer a face for Chanel.

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Backlash on Drug Use: More Brands Sever Ties With Model Kate Moss

Kate Moss’ lifestyle is having an impact on her career. Burberry, Chanel and H. Stern said they will no longer work with the model.

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Fashion Features

In Brief: Exec VP For Lucky … Bluefly Taps Matson

A brief look at some of the day’s stories.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Frank Gehry Applies Touch to Tiffany

Frank Gehry, the Pritzker-prize-winning architect, has entered into an agreement to create jewelry and tabletop items for Tiffany & Co.

clock September 22, 2005Jennifer Hirshlag

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Media

Memo Pad: Conde Nast Says Foxman’s Safe … Cosmoboy

For weeks now, publishers and executives at Conde Nast headquarters at 4 Times Square have been whispering about the possibility of an “editorial change” at Cargo.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Financial

Texas Retailers Prepare For Hurricane Rita’s Wrath

Retailers from Houston to Galveston and beyond prepared to close on Wednesday as Hurricane Rita was upgraded to a Category 5.

clock September 22, 2005Rusty Williamson

Victoria Traina in Balenciaga.

People

Underground Vibe

The rows of Corzo tequila bottles lined up on the tables at La Esquina had guests at Proenza Schouler’s party fired up.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Leah Woods

People

London Times

“Donatella Versace gives the best parties on the face of this Earth,” said Mariah Carey at the designer’s dinner party Monday to mark the reopening of the company’s Sloane Street store.

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Paul Smith

Fashion Features

London’s Dress Circle – Paul Smith, Eley Kishimoto, Sinha-Stanic, Clements Ribeiro, Aquascutum, Unique

Feminine frocks, whimsical prints and Victorian lace ruled the spring runways in the English capital.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Freda

Fashion Features

The Matches Game

The Matches group of seven boutiques carries the likes of Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga and Lanvin, but owners Tom and Ruth Chapman still felt that something was missing.

clock September 22, 2005Nina Jones

Albemarle Street

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Albemarle Awakens

Albemarle Street has traditionally been a low-key sort of place, featuring art galleries, Italian sandwich shops, and the backs of the Asprey, Tiffany, and DKNY stores that line nearby Bond Street.

clock September 22, 2005Samantha Conti

A sketch from Karen Baker.

Fashion Features

Denim Dish: Working With the Masters … For Walley, It’s Bottoms Up … Levi Launches Upscale Retail Format in Europe

If it didn’t seem the price of jeans could rise any higher, Escada is offering “Haute Couture” jeans at $7,500.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi

Fashion Features

The Next Generation

Tired of being asked to name up-and-coming talents, Franca Sozzani, editor in chief of Italian Vogue, has taken action with Who Is On Next, a fashion show supported by Alta Roma to promote fresh faces.

clock September 22, 2005Alessandra Ilari

Francisco Rosas

Fashion Features

Also on The Radar

Another emerging designer who’s creating some buzz.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Milan Show Calendar

The schedule, from the Camera Nazionale della Moda, is accurate as of press time.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

Lee's Milan store plays on the brand's worker heritage.

Fashion Features

Lee, Levi’s Building Italian Presence

Italy is home to denim innovators such as Diesel, Miss Sixty and Gas, but that’s not stopping a pair of American icons, Levi’s and Lee, from wooing jeans-loving Milanese with new retail concepts.

clock September 22, 2005Amanda Kaiser

Inside Burton's spacious new flagship.

Fashion Features

Burton on Board in SoHo

Burton Snowboards has ridden into the heart of SoHo here with a 4,600-square-foot flagship on the corner of Mercer and Spring Streets.

clock September 22, 2005Melanie Kletter

A Rosa Cha for Club Med bikini.

Fashion Features

Club Med Does a Fashion Tango With Rosa Cha

Club Med has tapped Brazilian designer Amir Slama of Rosa Cha to create a cobranded swim and resort collection, the first time the resort giant has teamed with a fashion firm.

clock September 22, 2005Melanie Kletter

Fashion Features

Obituary: Gabe Colasante, Swim Industry Veteran

Gabriel “Gabe” Colasante, who built Gabar Inc. into a leading swim company, died of a heart attack Sept. 4 at his home in Manhasset, N.Y. He was 71.

clock September 22, 2005Melanie Kletter

Blue stripe jacket with royal blue skirt by Nave.

Fashion Features

Onward Kashiyama Launches Nave

Onward Kashiyama is attempting to revolutionize the way fashion collections are designed with Nave, its new contemporary brand.

clock September 22, 2005Lauren DeCarlo

Oscar de la Renta's facade at the Americana.

Retail

Oscar Takes Manhasset

Oscar de la Renta is having his Miracle Mile moment.

clock September 22, 2005Marc Karimzadeh

Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg and Andrew Jennings.

Fashion Features

Herd at Saks

Some 6,000 customers, a troupe of half-naked dancers and a herd of goats jammed Saks Fifth Avenue for the “Wild About Cashmere” launch.

clock September 22, 2005David Moin

Bride

Media

Fashion’s Advertising Frenzy

Women’s fashion magazines with the most ad pages from the sector.

clock September 22, 2005Cecily Hall

Montblanc's Starwalker.

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Avon Issues Profit Warning for ’05 … Montblanc Looks to the Heavens … Boots Names Brent Marketing Director

Citing the negative impact of Hurricane Katrina, higher fuel costs affecting its representatives and customers and general weakness in international markets, Avon Products Inc. reduced its full-year 2005 earnings forecast.

clock September 22, 2005WWD Staff

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Todd Snyder Opens New York Flagship

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