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Lafayette 148 Resort 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Lafayette 148 Resort 2021

Resort was all about the art of balance: between Eighties references and Parisienne femininity, and easy yet luxe silhouettes.

clock July 14, 2020Andrew Shang

Lafayette 148 RTW Fall 2020

Designer and Luxury

Lafayette 148 New York Unveils AtelierDirect

The division offers private shopping catering to clients in their own homes or at Lafayette 148’s concept stores.

clock June 24, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Karen Boykin-Towns

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Lafayette 148 Hosts ‘Voices of Change’ Via Instagram Live

Karen Boykin-Towns, vice chairman of the NAACP board, chatted with April Ryan, CNN political analyst.

clock June 4, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Employees at Lafayette 148 headquarters making hospital gowns, while practicing social distancing.


Companies Prepare for Opening Day, Whenever That Will Be

Sanitizing work areas, staggering hours and shifts, requiring masks and working digitally are among their strategies.

clock May 4, 2020Lisa Lockwood



COVID-19 Impact: Tapestry Reports $677M Loss

Revenues and profits fell during the quarter across all three brands. But the retailer said it would reopen some stores in North America as early as May 1.

clock April 30, 2020Kellie Ell

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Lafayette 148 Releases #UnordinaryWomen Campaign

The campaign was photographed by Sophie Elgort and styled by Meredith Koop.

clock April 7, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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New York City Sets Up Production Line for Gowns at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Lafayette 148 is among the companies that is producing the protective gear.

clock April 6, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Deirdre Quinn


As Stores Cancel Orders, Brands Scramble to Adapt

Some brands said retailers canceled spring orders that hadn’t arrived yet, while smaller brands said they’re trying to negotiate with the stores so they can stay afloat.

clock March 24, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

Virgie Tovar’s Plus-size Personality Talks Fashion, Body Positivity

The influencer and author’s new podcast invites guests to dish on plus-size fashion, fat shaming and diet culture.

clock February 20, 2020Kellie Ell

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Tapestry Shares Surge With New Leadership and Strong Earnings

The company tapped Liz Fraser to be ceo of Kate Spade and Giorgio Sarné to head Stuart Weitzman.

clock February 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Lafayette 148 RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Lafayette 148 RTW Fall 2020

Fall marked Lafayette 148’s strongest collection to date, offering up luxury appeal to a broader, younger audience.

clock February 5, 2020Emily Mercer

Fashion Show Reviews

Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2020

Artful sensibilities wound their way through creative director Emily Smith’s collection offerings.

clock December 7, 2019Emily Mercer

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 23: Deirdre Quinn and Kathy Hochul attend the Patrick McMullan x Lafayette 148 New York Madison Avenue opening event at the Lafayette 148 New York Madison Avenue Store on October 23, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)


Lafayette 148 Celebrates Madison Avenue Shop

The popular women’s brand is launching a shoe collection next fall, hired a new cfo and will soon open a shop in the Americana Manhasset luxury center.

clock October 24, 2019David Moin

Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2020

Creative director Emily Smith looked to images of Sixties socialites Lee Radziwill, Babe Paley and Gloria Guiness to inject a more feminine feel Lafayette148’s easy luxury spring lineup.

clock September 5, 2019Emily Mercer

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