The U.S. trade deficit hit a record $763.6 billion last year, including apparel and textile imports that increased 2.6 percent, to 52.2 billion square meter equivalents valued at $93.3 billion.
After making its niche in colorful men’s dress shirts, Rufus is launching a women’s line of dress shirts and shirtdresses.
“He’s showing me pictures of me!” joked Kate Moss as Sandy Nairne, director of the National Portrait Gallery in London, escorted her and Pete Doherty around the “Face of Fashion” exhibition on Monday night.
That seemed to be the motto of designers showing during New York Fashion Week last week, and the buyers, editors and socialites sitting in the front rows.
Joe Dolce’s time is up at Star. After a dismal second half of 2006, when both Dolce and editorial director Bonnie Fuller struggled to turn around the tabloid’s newsstand sales, he will leave his post as editor when his contract expires March 31.
Mick, Keith and Marilyn – Manson, that is – may be fans, and there’s no doubt that Lynn knows how to tailor – he showed perfectly cut coatdresses and pantsuits – but a few bells and whistles would have been grand.
Quiksilver Inc. lowered its estimates for revenue and earnings in its fiscal first quarter and 2007 due to an unseasonably warm winter and poor snow conditions in the U.S. and Europe.