The New Madison

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Rag & Bone. Zadig & Voltaire. Proenza Schouler. Maje and Sandro. The retail landscape on Madison Avenue is shifting — specifically toward the confines of SoHo.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

An easy A-line tank dress by Leslie Fremar for Fruit of the Loom.


Fruit of the Loom Looks to Premium Market

The company’s 100 percent premium cotton line, Leslie Fremar for Fruit of the Loom Collection, is a Bloomingdale’s exclusive.

clock April 4, 2012Karyn Monget

Louise Bourgoin and Sidney Toledano

Fashion Scoops

Tokyo Way

The house also opened its traveling exhibition “Lady Dior As Seen By”.

clock April 20, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Designer and Luxury

Brunello Cucinelli Cuts Road Show Short

The company’s debut on the Milan Stock Exchange is now slated for April 27.

clock April 22, 2012Luisa Zargani

A look from the Lyssé Leggings FIT collection.


Lyssé Leggings Gets Active

The shapewear leggings specialist will launch a line of four styles in June that can transition from everyday wear to exercise wear.

clock April 20, 2012Karyn Monget

The city of Tianjin.

Real Estate

Luxury Brands See Real Estate Shortage in China

Eight of the top 10 most active development markets for new shopping centers are here, according to a new global retail report.

clock April 23, 2012Lara Farrar

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt


Celebrity Weddings Boost Bridal Trousseau

High-profile weddings have made the bridal wardrobe a staple of TV talk shows, fashion magazines and social media.

clock April 20, 2012Karyn Monget

Mark Sanchez meets his young fans.


Mark Sanchez Talks Tim Tebow, Football

Although the media and the rabid football fans in New York are expecting a clash between the two players, Sanchez was welcoming.

clock April 22, 2012Jean E. Palmieri


Counterfeit Hogan Footwear Seized in Italy

Twenty-nine people who were involved in the nationwide network have been arrested.

clock April 20, 2012Alessandra Turra

The Eres boutique in Toronto.


Eres Opening Stores in Toronto, Las Vegas

Olivier Mauny said the retail expansion is part of an ongoing initiative to create a global network of freestanding boutiques.

clock April 20, 2012Karyn Monget

Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Wu


Jason Wu Heads West With InStyle, CFDA

The designer was the guest of honor at a dinner at Soho House West Hollywood on Thursday.

clock April 20, 2012Marcy Medina

The flash-sale site says more accessories and jewelry are sold from an iPhone, while the iPad’s visual capability is more conducive for fashion purchases.


Rue La La’s iPhone Moments

The smartphone is getting a greater share of wallet in the mobile shopping arena, according to data from the flash-sale site.

clock April 20, 2012Vicki M. Young

A view of IWC’s New York City flagship.


IWC Opens First New York Door

The more than 3,000-square-foot, two-story location on Madison Avenue is the brand’s third U.S. store and its largest worldwide flagship to date.

clock April 20, 2012Rachel Strugatz

Jeff Koons and Lisa Perry


Lisa Perry Fetes Jeff Koons Collaboration

The designer toasted her new line with a dinner party in her home.

clock April 20, 2012Matthew Lynch

Vanessa Traina with Gaia Repossi in Céline.


Barneys Fetes Gaia Repossi in New York

The department store hosted a cool kid crowd at Cafe Gitane on Thursday.

clock April 20, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Bomoda will spotlight stylish Chinese women from around the globe.

Designer and Luxury

Bomoda Aims for China’s Fashion Followers

The internet start-up expects to have 25,000 members on opening day and 200,000 by the end of the year.

clock April 20, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

President Obama

Government and Trade

Fashion Industry Fuels Obama, Romney Race

The presidential race is turning into one about which candidate, which party and which political action committees have the deepest pockets.

clock April 23, 2012Kristi Ellis

Kenneth Cole’s  polyester robe over Yamamay’s polyamide and elastane lace slip and bikini briefs. French Sole shoes.


Innerwear Trend: Sweet Stuff

This season, lingerie designers are offering their own brand of romance: short, flirty shapes, sensual fabrics and a wistful pale palette.

clock April 23, 2012Bobbi Queen

Rag & Bone

Real Estate

Madison Ave. Shift: Uptown, the New Downtown?

An influx of younger labels, such as Rag & Bone, Proenza Schouler, Maje and Sandro, are giving the shopping street a cooler, edgier vibe.

clock April 23, 2012Jessica Iredale

Eduardo Castro Wright


Wal-Mart Caught Up in Bribery Scandal

Retail giant is at the center of a media firestorm following accusations that it silenced an internal bribery investigation.

clock April 23, 2012Alexandra Steigrad


Vanity Fair Celebrates Christopher Hitchens

Graydon Carter, Anna Wintour and David Remnick were among the colleagues to attend the spirited memorial service.

clock April 23, 2012Amy Wicks


Love Magazine Names Lulu Kennedy Editor at Large

Her first project for the title will be scouting people to include in the front-of-book portrait features.

clock April 23, 2012Nina Jones

Winona Ryder in Loomstate 321 and Rogan.

Fashion Scoops

Loomstate Designers Unveil New Line

Rogan Gregory and Scott Mackinlay Hahn celebrated Earth Day by showing their latest creation.

clock April 23, 2012Alessandra Codinha

Fashion Scoops

H&M to Enter Latin American Market

Fast-fashion retailer is opening its first store in the region in the shopping mall Centro Santa Fe in Mexico City.

clock April 23, 2012Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Anya Hindmarch Honored With Award

The accessories designer won Veuve Clicquot’s Business Woman Award in London Wednesday night.

clock April 23, 2012Nina Jones

Fashion Scoops

Mark Ingram’s Bridal Alelier Turns 10

Martha Stewart Weddings’ editorial director Darcy Miller welcomed designers and other bridal types to her Park Avenue apartment to celebrate.

clock April 23, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Qatar Building Retail Holdings

Keeping the value of Harrods constant, the $5.9 billion the firm invested in four retail companies has risen to $5.96 billion.

clock April 23, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Matthew Hitt’s Musical Gig

The Wilhelmina-repped model is also in a pop-punk band, The Drowners, which is playing at Webster Hall.

clock April 23, 2012Taylor Harris

Perrey Reeves, Trina Turk And Abigail Spencer.

Fashion Scoops

Trina Turk Fetes 10th Anniversary in Palm Springs

Designer held a party Thursday night at her newly expanded store.

clock April 23, 2012Marcy Medina


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Jennifer Lawrence


EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lawrence to Front New Dior Fragrance

clock 12hJennifer Weil

Social Studies