Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
The long-term impact of high gas and energy prices could mean major changes in the way people shop and their overall lifestyles.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
Despite rising raw materials prices, Givaudan’s fragrance division posted first-half 2006 operating profits of 105 million Swiss francs, or $82.8 million at average exchange, up 27 percent year-on-year.
Guests attending the Aug. 16 CFDA party at Arnold Scaasi’s Beekman Place will be getting a bird’s-eye view of some prime Manhattan real estate — which just happens to be for sale.
Earlier this spring, Joanna Coles jumped into Hearst president Cathy Black’s airport-bound car on just a few minutes’ notice, determined to show Black before she went on vacation that she had what it took to turn around Marie Claire.