As Dior and Schiaparelli mark anniversaries, Versace has canceled its Atelier Versace couture show in favor of client events.
Consolidations are said to take place this week in advance of a trove of annual meetings.
The fashion community is in wait-and-see mode as President Trump kicks off his agenda.
Retail stocks fell over 2 percent Thursday as renewed concerns about the housing and finance markets combined to sink the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
With e-commerce sales set to exceed $300 billion by 2012, leading fashion companies from Giorgio Armani to Valentino have been setting up shop online.
In a potentially mold-breaking move in beauty retailing, Bloomingdale’s has signed an exclusive deal to open in-store shops with British apothecary Space NK.
Not wanting to load up its galleries with every multicolored Muppet out there, the Smithsonian is paying tribute to the late Jim Henson.