Fashion

The House Dior Built

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Fashion

Serge Ruffieux on Carven’s New Chapter

clock 9hKatya Foreman

Fashion

Paris Scene: Places to Eat, Drink and Play in Off-Hours

clock 14hMimosa Spencer and Katya Foreman and Anne-Aymone Gheerbrant and Jennifer Weil

On the Lookout for Innovation in L.A.

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Overview

Budget-conscious designers and manufacturers sought innovation at a reasonable price at the Los Angeles International Textile Show.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Diane von Furstenberg poses in front of an artwork by Zhang Huan.

Fashion Features

DVF Brings ‘Journey of a Dress’ to China

Designer is feted with an art exhibit at the Pace Gallery in Beijing.

clock April 4, 2011Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Vera Wang with a model in a hand-ruched, crinkle chiffon dress from Lavender.

Designer and Luxury

Vera Wang Relaunches Lavender

The line returns as a capsule dress collection in an exclusive with Neiman Marcus.

clock April 5, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

“The Dressmaker of Khair Khana”

Fashion Features

Sewing Persistence in the Taliban Era

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s new book, “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana,” tells the story of the dressmaking enterprise Kamila Sidiqi launched in Afghanistan.

clock April 5, 2011Lorna Koski

Hilary Winston

Lifestyle

Hilary Winston Gets the Last Word

“Community” writer’s collection of short stories, due out in May, is aptly titled “My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me.”

clock April 5, 2011Alessandra Codinha

Government and Trade

Strong Exports Push Pakistan Industry Ahead

Country is picking up market share from China.

clock April 5, 2011Mahlia S. Lone

Synthetic and eco-minded products were key at Interstoff.

Textiles

High Material Prices Lamented at Interstoff

Blended fabrics get more interest as cotton prices show no sign of coming down.

clock April 5, 2011Ellen Sheng

Novelty and texture appealed to buyers at the Los Angeles International Textile Show.

Retail

Looking for the Right Blend

Budget-conscious designers and manufacturers sought innovation at a reasonable price at the Los Angeles International Textile Show.

clock April 5, 2011Khanh T.L. Tran

Essentialist

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Growth for Ross Stores, TJX Seen as Amazon-Proof

clock 15hKali Hays

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