Krakoff Exiting Coach to Focus on Own Line

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One of the most storied duos in American fashion is parting ways as, after 16 years at Coach Inc., Reed Krakoff will step down in June 2014 as president and executive creative director.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Brian Stelter Launches Book on Morning Shows

The book, “Top of the Morning,” purports to be the definitive account of the troubles at the “Today” show and “Good Morning America” over the past two years.

clock April 22, 2013Erik Maza

The Cartier store at the NorthPark Center in Dallas.

Business Features

Richemont to Post 30% Net Gain in 2012-13

The company’s results were boosted by positive exchange rates.

clock April 23, 2013Samantha Conti

Lew Frankfort and Reed Krakoff

Business Features

Reed Krakoff Exiting Coach to Focus on Own Line

The brand’s executive creative director will exit in June 2014, six months after Lew Frankfort cedes the ceo title to Victor Luis.

clock April 23, 2013Alexandra Steigrad and Marc Karimzadeh and Lisa Lockwood

Puig's product examples (fragrances).


Puig Profits Rise 12% in 2012

The Spanish fragrance and fashion group’s net sales gained 11 percent in the period.

clock April 23, 2013Jennifer Weil

Patina Miller at The Empire Hotel.


Patina Miller Talks Broadway

The striking, charismatic actress is playing the part of the Leading Player in the Broadway revival of “Pippin,” which will open on Thursday.

clock April 24, 2013Lorna Koski

Patrizio di Marco

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Talks Richard Ginori 1735 Acquisition

Patrizio di Marco shared his top priorities for the brand.

clock April 23, 2013Luisa Zargani

A women's look in denim.


Dresses, Jeans Drive 3.3% Gain in 2012 Women’s Sales

Women’s apparel reaches $111.4 billion as men’s growth slows from hot pace in 2011.

clock April 23, 2013Arnold J. Karr

Sofia Vergara


Sofia Vergara Talks Shapewear at Kmart

The bombshell actress will launch a nine-piece line of shapers at about 800 Kmart stores starting in June.

clock April 24, 2013Karyn Monget

Crystal Renn


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Hosts Spring Ball

Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Gigi Mortimer, Muffie Potter Aston and Alexandra Lebenthal attended the sixth annual event.

clock April 23, 2013Taylor Harris

A view of the Coach store.


Coach Q3 Beats Wall Street’s Expectations

Men’s, footwear and China are fueling growth opportunities.

clock April 23, 2013Vicki M. Young

Rendering of a Silver Jeans' store.


Silver Jeans Co. Slates First Five Stores

The Winnipeg-based jeans firm plans to roll out 25 to 30 stores in the next five years and about 50 over the course of the next decade.

clock April 23, 2013Arnold J. Karr


Calculating the Cost at Macy’s Trial

The trial against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and J.C. Penney Co. continued Tuesday with testimony from expert witnesses for the defendants.

clock April 23, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


Saks Fifth Avenue to Close Tampa Store

Continuing to prune its store base, the retailer said Tuesday that its unit in WestShore Plaza in Tampa, Fla., will close May 4, affecting 105 associates.

clock April 23, 2013David Moin


Internet Tax Bill Poised for Senate Vote

Measure would allow states to collect sales taxes from out-of-state online sellers.

clock April 23, 2013Kristi Ellis and David Moin and Rachel Strugatz

Myron Ullman


J.C. Penney Seen Burning Through $1B in Q1

Vendor payments and the roll out of Joe Fresh and new home goods shops are eating into retailer’s funds.

clock April 23, 2013Evan Clark

Leather jacket over coated cotton trench over cotton poplin shirt over cotton jersey top with stretch cotton and viscose pants, all from Altuzarra, worn with Gianvito Rossi for Altuzarra shoes

Fashion Trends

Fall 2013 Trend: Two Timing

Two is better than one. That’s what designers are thinking for fall, layering outerwear pieces on top of each other for an unexpectedly chic — and cozy — look.

clock April 24, 2013Antonia Sardone


Mayor Bloomberg the Surprise Guest at Condé Nast Cocktail Party

Charles Townsend, Anna Wintour and guests toasted Condé’s 27 National Magazine Awards nominations at the Four Seasons on Monday evening.

clock April 24, 2013Erik Maza


Father-Daughter Duo Marc and Gwenaëlle Gobé Screening Their Films

Fittingly, one project — the feature-length documentary “This Space Available” — led to the other.

clock April 24, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Surprise Turn in Christopher Finazzo Trial

The defense rested its case midday Tuesday without ever calling Finazzo to the stand.

clock April 24, 2013Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Speedo, Zumba Fitness Ink Deal for Aqua Collection

The multiyear agreement will allow Speedo USA to serve as the exclusive swimwear licensee of Zumba Fitness.

clock April 24, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Aaron Young


Zilli Taps American Artist Aaron Young for Campaign

Peter Lindbergh shot the campaign for the luxury French men’s wear brand in a Parisian apartment.

clock April 24, 2013Laure Guilbault

Lorenzo Martone

Fashion Scoops

Lorenzo Martone Launching Range of Bicycles

The Brazilian-born publicist and brand consultant unveiled the Martone Cycling Co. range on Tuesday at French concept store Colette.

clock April 24, 2013Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

AHAlife to Donate Percentage of Sales to The Boston Police Foundation

Cofounders Shauna Mei and Matt Wilkerson, who are alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, want to help the Boston community recover.

clock April 24, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

The Punk Pandora satin clutch.

Fashion Scoops

Charlotte Olympia, Tom Binns Team Up for Punk Collection

The capsule collection will coincide with the opening of “Punk: Chaos to Couture” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in Manhattan.

clock April 24, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops Making U.S. Push

The e-commerce site focuses on “up-and-coming designers,” said Sarah Curran, its founder.

clock April 24, 2013Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Christie’s Throws a Party for Michael Smith’s Sale

The interior designer mingled with Alexandra Wentworth, her husband George Stephanopoulos and friends, while guests viewed the 450 lots that are up for sale.

clock April 24, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Kurt Andersen to Deliver Pratt Institute Commencement Address

The graduation ceremony will take place on May 14 at Radio City Music Hall.

clock April 24, 2013Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Stella McCartney’s Expansion March Continues

The designer will make stops in Sweden and Denmark on Friday to celebrate the recently opened shops, and is heading to Japan in May.

clock April 24, 2013Julia Neel


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