Fashion

Dior Plots Global Retail Push for Chiuri's First Collection

The initiative combines freestanding pop-ups, partnerships with key retailers and special in-store merchandising.

clock 9hJoelle Diderich and Sharon Edelson

Eye

Franca Sozzani's Mass Draws Designers, Executives in Milan

The Mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December.

clock 19hLuisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Business

Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

clock 9hEvan Clark

Belk Amps It Up: $3.5 Billion Retailer Out to Boost Profile

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Overview

The $3.5 billion Belk Inc. wants to flaunt the hipper, modern side of its southern charm.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Astrid Muñoz, Natalia Vodianova, Riccardo Tisci and Mariacarla Boscono

Parties

Masks a Go-Go at French Vogue Party

The main preoccupation for many of Paris Fashion Week show-goers was finding masks for French Vogue’s 90th anniversary “Eyes Wide Shut”-themed masquerade ball.

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Financial

American Apparel Scouts for New Management

American Apparel’s stocks rallied Friday on news of amended loan agreement.

clock October 1, 2010Evan Clark and David Lipke

A still from Karl Lagerfeld’s film for Hogan.

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld’s Film For Hogan

To mark his collaboration with Italian brand Hogan on a one-off capsule collection, Lagerfeld directed a short film in the “nouvelle vague” style.

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Kate Moss in the camera glare at Christian Dior

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Christian Dior

Fisticuffs broke out in the Tuileries gardens before the Christian Dior show as the arrival of Kate Moss unleashed a paparazzi scrum.

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Sportswear

Rodarte to Design Line for Opening Ceremony

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim of Opening Ceremony and Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte have teamed up for a special collaboration this spring.

clock October 1, 2010Venessa Lau

Beth Ditto and Jean Paul Gaultier

Fashion Scoops

Beth Ditto Takes to the Runway

The Gossip front woman walked in the designer’s runway show.

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Delfina Delettrez and Bianca Brandolini D'Adda

Parties

Karl’s Film Premiere For Hogan

Janet Jackson, Stephen Dorff and Rupert Everett were at a screening to view Karl Lagerfeld’s short film for Hogan.

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Joseph Boitano, Giambattista Valli and Steve Sadove

Fashion Scoops

Saks’ French Touch

Steve Sadove welcomed designers and executives galore to the U.S. Ambassador’s residence Saturday night.

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Business Features

Oscar de la Renta Builds Footwear Team

Oscar de la Renta Inc. has hired two designer-savvy accessories executives.

clock October 4, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

Pieces from the Donna Karan Lenox collection.

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan Brings Her Touch to the Table

The designer Donna Karan is launching tabletop and giftware with Lenox.

clock October 4, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Bulgari’s Source Defense cream.

Designer and Luxury

Bulgari Adds Source Defense

The firm is building on its fledgling line of luxury skin care this fall with a new group of antioxidant hydrating products.

clock October 4, 2010Holly Haber

The new logo.

Business Features

Belk Rebrands for the Future

The $3.5 billion Belk Inc. wants to flaunt the hipper, modern side of its southern charm.

clock October 4, 2010David Moin

Bernhard Wilhelm’s sunglasses using Mykita’s Mylon material.

Textiles

At Silmo Show, 3-D Glasses of Every Stripe

Polarized designer 3-D specs that also function as regular shades are set to be the next big thing for the eyewear industry.

clock October 4, 2010Katya Foreman

Fashion Features

August 1, 1925: Qui Etes-vous, Mr. Patou?

While nowadays Jean Patou is best known as one of the early sportswear pioneers, he also was a trailblazer in a number of eclectic ways.

clock October 4, 2010Venessa Lau

Media

Town & Country Plans Ahead… Hugo Lindgren Talks Shop… Digital Dreams…

At Town & Country, Stephen Drucker has asked Sarajane Hoare to direct fashion editorial for the magazine’s March issue — yes, March 2011.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Spring bags from Michael Kors featured in The Walk campaign.

Business

Michael Kors Reprises ‘The Walk’ Street-Style Handbag Campaign

clock 9hLisa Lockwood

Social Studies