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Samantha Conti

Bureau Chief, London

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Beauty Beat: Jemma Kidd’s Latest Gem Set for U.S.

There's no stopping Jemma Kidd, who started out as a makeup artist, opened a trade school and is set to…

Brown’s Hotel Back – in Style

Brown's Hotel, which has hosted literary giants, governments in exile, and scores of affluent Americans in…

Mexx’s Windows on the World

Mexx, the fast-fashion brand owned by Liz Claiborne Inc., has lifted the veil on its first new-generation…

Burberry Parts Ways With Great Universal

Burberry's de-merger from longtime parent Great Universal Stores plc took place Tuesday morning, the day…

Strong Sales Boost Mulberry Net in Quarter

In the previous half, sales growth had been 36 percent, the company said in a statement.

Parent Trap

From the outside, actress and writer Tara Summers' childhood seems the height of fun and fabulousness.

Villa Moda to Open in London

Villa Moda is moving westward.

Fang Appointed CEO at Pringle

The Fang family is taking over the reins at Pringle of Scotland.

Abercrombie & Fitch Said to Be Opening Savile Row Unit

Industry sources here say the American retailer will move into the Jil Sander flagship at 7 Burlington…

Paul Smith Goes West – in the Pink

Sir Paul Smith's first West Coast store, in Los Angeles -- rectangular, concrete and bright pink -- will be a…

Linley’s Labors

After 20 years of crafting luxury furniture, David Linley still can't keep his hands still.

Pringle Chief Winser to Exit

Kim Winser, the driving force behind the turnaround at Pringle of Scotland, plans to step down as ceo to…

McCartney Looks Ahead

During an interview a week after the fashion-hungry hordes descended on the McCartney racks at H&M, Bizzarri…

Sales, Operating Profits Are Strong at Richemont

Although Richemont's net profits slid 27 percent to $656.5 million in the first half, sales and operating…

Burberry First-Half Profits Slip

Burberry Group profits declined 2.7 percent in the first half to $96.7 million, mainly due to costs from its…