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Fresh Coat

With Valentino set to take his final bow on the couture runway in January, successor Alessandra Facchinetti…

Playing in the Majors: L.A.’s Robertson Blvd. Makes the Big Leagues

Robertson Boulevard, one of this city's hottest shopping streets, is about to get a jolt from some of the…

Jil Sander Units Go ‘Off the Beaten Path’

Jil Sander has a minimalist take on fashion. But when it comes to choosing retail locations, it's eclectic.

Italian Television Program Alleges Fashion Misconduct

The Italian fashion industry was abuzz Monday following the airing the night before of a major investigation…

Best Buds

Nothing's informal chez Oscar de la Renta. He staged a proper Park Avenue fashion show for his proper garden…

Calvin Boosts PVH Net

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. posted a 20 percent jump in third-quarter earnings, driven by strong sales in its…

Hotels Welcome Apparel Alliances

Giorgio Armani, Bulgari and Versace have gotten into the hotel business, but designers at other brands are…

It’s In the Air

The latest crop of new designers knows how to use a light touch, showing airy confections that incorporate…

Two on the Town

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce in their newly expanded Manhattan flagship which combines men's and…

Challenges Ahead for Luxury Market in ’08

The luxury market, once insulated from economic woes plaguing downstream segments, now faces softer sales and…

De la Renta Boutique to Open at South Coast Plaza

Oscar de la Renta Ltd. is seeing the sunny side of retail by opening a South Coast Plaza store in February.

On The Drawing Board

Talk about a room with a view. The compact, one-room Hotel Everland, a mobile installation created by Swiss…

Russia Touted as Key Market at Luxe Parley

It may have the image of a corrupt Wild West, but Samsonite chief executive Marcello Bottoli says luxury…

Donatella’s Jaunt to Russia

As communism collapsed in Russia, the Versace brand moved in. In 1991, when statues of Karl Marx and Vladimir…

Bullish Note Sounded At Luxury Conference

Bernard Arnault, at least, is bullish about America. Worries over the holiday shopping season, spiraling gas…