New Retail Mecca: Lower Manhattan

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Retailing in lower Manhattan is gaining promise and getting pricier. With sweeping transformation hitting the area, lower Manhattan asking rents soared 37.8 percent in the second quarter this year.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jaime Winstone and Cara Delevingne

Fashion Scoops

Cara Delevingne Co-hosts Mulberry Garden Party

The brand set up camp at the Wilderness Festival in Oxfordshire over the weekend.

clock August 11, 2014Julia Neel

Rev. Al Sharpton, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and minister Kirsten John Foy addressing “shop-and-frisk” in December.


Barneys New York Settles Racial Profiling Probe

The retailer has agreed to pay $525,000 in costs, fees and penalties and to take a series of remedial actions.

clock August 11, 2014Arnold J. Karr

A Better Cotton supervisor visits a cotton field in Pakistan.


Better Cotton Growing Market Share and Awareness

Better Cotton is on target toward becoming a sustainable mainstream commodity.

clock August 11, 2014Mahlia S. Lone

A look of Barbara I Gongini.

Designer and Luxury

Sunnier Time at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Buyers praised Danish fashion’s light modern aesthetic as well as high-quality materials in the region’s jewelry.

clock August 12, 2014Laure Guilbault

Georg Jensen neck ring with yellow gold and diamond-embellished droplet pendant.


Danish Jewelry in the Spotlight

On the sidelines of Copenhagen Fashion Week, the Danish Fashion Institute cohosted The Jewellery Room, an initiative now in its third edition.

clock August 12, 2014Laure Guilbault


More Changes at Condé Nast

The publisher today revealed a series of reshuffles in its digital arm involving Lucky, Bon Appetit and one of its top executives.

clock August 11, 2014David Yi

Alison Loehnis, Rachel Zoe, Rodger Berman and Natalie Massenet.


Net-a-porter and Mr Porter Throw Party at Moby’s

Natalie Massenet, Greg Chait, Rachel Zoe and husband Rodger Berman, Sean MacPherson and wife Rachelle Hruska were guests in Amagansett.

clock August 11, 2014Carson Griffith


Coach Gives Back Some of Its M&A-Rumor Gains

Shares of company slip 1.4 percent on Monday after a 5.4 percent run on Friday.

clock August 11, 2014Evan Clark

Human Resources

Sears Taps Alasdair James for Kmart

As president and chief member officer, he will be responsible for the chain’s format strategy and profit and loss.

clock August 11, 2014Evan Clark

From left: Sonia by Sonia Rykiel’s cotton, viscose and silk shirt; Sportmax’s cotton crepe and polyester skirt; Alexis Bittar cuff; Rachel Comey shoes. Gabriele Colangelo’s cotton poplin shirt; Nonoo’s cotton skirt; ASKA shoes.

Fashion Trends

Resort 2015 Trend: Pretty, Pretty Pleats

Designers are getting inventive with pleats, working the folds into all sorts of cool looks.

clock August 12, 2014Andrew Shang

Emma Ferrer and Michael Avedon.


Fair Lady: Harper’s Bazaar Introduces Emma Ferrer

The 20-year-old may have been plucked from obscurity to front for the title’s September subscriber cover, but she is the progeny of a fashion-world deity.

clock August 12, 2014Taylor Harris


Cotton Leads Amasses 200 Partners

Established by the U.S. and Australian cotton industries, the joint program advocates and demonstrates responsible growing practices for cotton.

clock August 12, 2014Arthur Friedman

Kate Mara and Johnny Wujek at H&M's Fifth Avenue showroom.

Fashion Features

Kate Mara Links With H&M and Vogue for NYFW

The actress and her stylist sidekick, Johnny Wujek, are styling nine H&M windows to launch the New York Collections.

clock August 12, 2014Marc Karimzadeh


Kering-Alibaba Latest Fakes Case

The firms have moved their e-commerce counterfeiting dispute from the courtroom to the conference room.

clock August 12, 2014Rosemary Feitelberg and Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich


New Retail Mecca: Lower Manhattan

With sweeping transformation hitting the area, retailing is gaining promise and getting pricier.

clock August 12, 2014David Moin

A look from Biofit x Playboy.


Playboy Launches Biofit Collection

The innerwear collection will feature technology launched by Bendon and Victoria’s Secret in 2007.

clock August 12, 2014Sharon Edelson

A piece from the LJ Cross fine jewelry collection.


Lisa Jackson to Open First LJ Cross Store

The Madison Avenue boutique will showcase her collection of modern, edgy crosses in various shapes and sizes.

clock August 12, 2014Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert Spotted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

In town for “The Maids” at Lincoln Center, the two were likely at the museum for a private tour of “Charles James: Beyond Fashion.”

clock August 12, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

LACMA Names Art+Film Gala Honorees

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will honor artist Barbara Kruger and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino on Nov. 1.

clock August 12, 2014Marcy Medina

Cameron Silver and Irene Neuwirth

Fashion Scoops

Decades Introduces Nora Al Shaikh Eveningwear to West Coast

The Saudi designer first met the store’s co-owner Cameron Silver at the Dior runway show last year.

clock August 12, 2014Rebecca Dancer


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clock 7hKatya Foreman

Social Studies