The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.
Chinese textile producers criticized the stimulus plan for their industry as inadequate to deal with the challenges they face.
Gert Boyle, Trudy Sullivan, and Deborah Walters were among the mothers honored at the Oustanding Mothers Awards luncheon.
First Lady Michelle Obama wore a Michael Kors dress for the event. Some more cynical insiders wondered whether it was her way of making up to the designer.
Loss of key customer pressures cosmetics firm Physicians Formula stock down more than 50%.
“Turn to me and laugh,” Karl Lagerfeld can be heard saying as his camera records model Lara Stone trying on clothes in a five-minute movie.
The sun has set on the partnership between Vineyard Vines and the Mitchell family.