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A work of Zeng Fanzhi's.


All For China at Zeng Fanzhi Opening

Art world types and fellow Chinese A-listers showed up to fete the artist at the Acquavella galleries on the Upper East Side.

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Givaudan Q1 Sales Fall 7.3%

Swiss company’s sales shed 2.6 percent in local currency terms.

clock April 3, 2009Brid Costello


Retail Employment Falls in March

Apparel retailers cut 6,500 jobs in March.

clock April 3, 2009Liza Casabona


Charming Shoppes Taps Fogarty as CEO

James Fogarty joins firm.

clock April 3, 2009Evan Clark

Kate Moss


Topshop’s Finish Line

The Topshop celebratory marathon reached the homestretch Thursday with a late night of musical performances and debauchery at the Box.

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Michelle Obama wearing Azzedine Alaia.

Fashion Features

First Lady Boosts European Designers

The First Lady Michelle Obama surprised some by adding several new European labels to her wardrobe, including Paris-based designer Azzedine Alaïa.

clock April 3, 2009Katya Foreman and Susan Stone

Sharon Stone


Sol Kerzner Party Draws Nelson Mandela and Sharon Stone

One&Only honcho Sol Kerzner throws star-studded extravaganza in Cape Town.

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Retail Stocks Ahead 5.8% for Week

Zale shines as investors shrug off jobs data, anticipate March retail results.

clock April 6, 2009Evan Clark


Kohl’s Sued by Jewelry Firm for Simply Vera Order

Supplier alleges Kohl’s committed a breach of contract for Simply Vera merchandise.

clock April 6, 2009Matthew Lynch


Beauty Beat: Realhair Adds Three Products

London-based hair salon Realhair last week added three stylist products to its eponymous hair care line.

clock April 6, 2009Brid Costello

An American Apparel store.


Dealmakers Favor Asset-Backed Debt

Even in a grueling economy, deals still are getting done.The financial flavors of the moment appear to be warrants and convertible debentures.

clock April 6, 2009Vicki M. Young and Alexandra Steigrad


Hilfiger Opens Its Largest European Store

Tommy Hilfiger unveiled its largest European store in the German city of Cologne.

clock April 6, 2009Damien McGuinness

An outtake from the Derek Lam fall campaign.


Memo Pad: On the Lam… A New Web Site for Playboy…

On Tuesday, Derek Lam shot his first ad campaign.

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The recession has forced retailers to cut prices as consumers look for deals.


Industry Seeks Sign Recession Near End

Industry experts weigh in on when the economy will recover and what the signals will be.

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The new Versace in Dallas.

Designer and Luxury

Versace Gets Sleek New Dallas Home

Versace launches boutique at NorthPark Center.

clock April 6, 2009Holly Haber

Christian Roth sunglasses.


Eyewear Firms Show Focus at Vision Expo

Vision Expo East reflects retail environment. Luxottica says sales are up.

clock April 6, 2009Caroline Tell

Lindsay Lohan in 6126 hosiery.


Lindsay Lohan Adds Hosiery to 6126 Line

Lindsay Lohan’s legwear brand 6126 adds hosiery, which will become available in July at Intuition boutique in Los Angeles.

clock April 6, 2009Caroline Tell

A retro lace combo.


ABS Launches Fashion-Inspired Lingerie

ABS lingerie line licensed to Vandale Industries.

clock April 6, 2009Marcy Medina

D&G bag, Judith Leiber minaudière, Thea Grant necklace, 3.1 Phillip Lim necklace, Casadei shoe, Margaret Rowe Vintage Couture necklace, Juicy Couture rings, Mawi bangle and Vera Wang Lavender Label necklace.


Fall 2009 Accessories Trend: A Touch of Tudor

The royal vault has been raided this fall for luxe fabric and rich jewel embellishments that adorn accessories fit for a medieval queen.

clock April 6, 2009Shoshanna Fischhoff


Adrenalina Calls Off PacSun Proxy Fight

Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. said Friday Adrenalina Inc. had withdrawn its nominees for election to PacSun’s board.

clock April 6, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


John Lewis Helps Men Buy Lingerie

U.K. department store John Lewis is guiding men through the daunting minefield of shopping for lingerie gifts.

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Francisco Costa and Leighton Meester

Designer and Luxury

Parsons Grads Show Work at CK Flagship

On Thursday, 12 graduates from Parsons the New School for Design got a taste of what it was like to showcase their wares in a Madison Avenue flagship.

clock April 6, 2009Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Forms Seamless, Strapless, Backless Bra.


Ann Deal Builds on Intimate Accessories

Fashion Forms firm specializes in utility.

clock April 6, 2009Karyn Monget

Omega’s Platinum Apollo 11 watch.

Designer and Luxury

Omega Launches Fifth Avenue Flagship

Swiss watch brand Omega is stepping out on the town with the opening on Fifth Avenue of its second U.S. boutique.

clock April 6, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Jim Gold


UJA-Federation Fetes Karen Katz, Allen Sirkin

UJA-Federation luncheon raises more than $700,000 for charity.

clock April 6, 2009David Moin

Marc Ecko

Ready To Wear

Marc Ecko Outlines Options

Marc Ecko Enterprises plans to sell or spin off its noncore brands, according to an internal memo.

clock April 6, 2009David Lipke

Miranda July in Cosmic Wonder.

Fashion Scoops

Here Comes the Rodarte Bride… Clinton Headed to Cannes…

Miranda July to wed Mike Mills in bridal gown designed by Rodarte.

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A look from Lanvin’s fall collection.

Fashion Features

French Toast: A Special Evening of Lanvin

Now is the time for retailers to go the distance for their customers, and Bergdorf Goodman and Lanvin certainly went the extra mile Thursday night.

clock April 6, 2009Jessica Iredale


Splendid Mills Launching Boys Apparel

Splendid Mills, the brand of premium jersey and knits for men, is launching a line for tween boys called Splendid Mills Jr.

clock April 6, 2009Jean Scheidnes


Private Equity Takes Majority Stake in Peter Millar

Golf and luxury apparel maker Peter Millar has a new majority owner.

clock April 6, 2009Brenner Thomas


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Samuel Ross x Hublot


British Fashion Council Honors 20 Change Makers at 2020 Digital Awards

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