With first-round bidding coming to a close, lead contenders for Jones Apparel Group Inc. are said to be private equity players.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
Lars Nilsson is making his first visit to Los Angeles this week to present Nina Ricci’s fall 2006 runway show during Barneys New York’s “Fabulous Frocks and Divine Dinner” tonight, hosted by Howard Socol and a bevy of Hollywood beauties.
In promoting this week’s debut of Blueprint, its new women’s service magazine for thirtysomethings, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia neglected to mention one fact: Rebecca Thuss, the title’s editor, resigned two weeks ago.
Chloe has signed a lease for retail space on Los Angeles’ Melrose Place, which has become a major hub for boutiques, including Marc Jacobs and Carolina Herrera.