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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

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Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

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Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

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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

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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

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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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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Ready-to-Wear and 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 Takes to the Runway

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

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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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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

Oscar de la Renta Builds Footwear Team

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

clock October 4, 2010Rosemary Feitelberg

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

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

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

Clothing/Furnishings

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

Memo Pad

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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Topshop Latest to Join Runway-to-Retail Move

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