Jewelry’s New Mind-set: Buying for Celebration Rather Than Indulgence

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Kate Bosworth


Global Studies: Rodarte’s London Fling

Rodarte’s Laura and Kate Mulleavy made a flash visit to London, co-hosting a dinner Wednesday night with Kate Bosworth.

clock June 4, 2009Nina Jones

Kat Dennings in French Connection and Melissa George in a Chanel top and Kasil jeans.


In the Shade: Coach Hosts Ladies’ Luncheon

Too bad there’s not an umbrella among Coach’s new Poppy accessories. The brand introduced the line to starlets, who were perhaps more interested in staying dry.

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Lil' Kim


Lil’ Kim and Kim Kardashian Hit Dior Beauty Luncheon

Celebrities were the plus ones for a change at Dior Beauty’s luncheon for makeup artists on Wednesday in Santa Monica.

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Gerard Butler


Going Bicoastal: Ferragamo’s Festive Flurry

Salvatore Ferragamo went bicoastal with festivities this week.

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Job Loss Rate Drops in May

The pace of job losses is slowing but while some department stores are adding positions, fabric manufacturers and textile mills continued to cut jobs in May.

clock June 5, 2009Liza Casabona

Designer and Luxury

Versace’s Di Risio to Leave, Ferraris May Be Successor

At Versace, it’s understood the front-runner to succeed Giancarlo Di Risio is Jil Sander AG ceo Gian Giacomo Ferraris.

clock June 5, 2009Andrew Roberts


Retail Stocks Rise Last Week

The S&P Retail Index increased 15.20 points, and shares of Li & Fung shot up 20.8 percent.

clock June 8, 2009Evan Clark

Ready To Wear

CEO of Andrea Behar Dies at 80

Joseph “Jo” Behar, owner and chief executive officer of Andrea Behar, died of throat cancer Tuesday at Lenox Hill Hospital here. He was 80 years old.

clock June 8, 2009Lisa Lockwood


Retail Losses Double for Harry Winston

Harry Winston’s net loss tallied $45.1 million for the first quarter.

clock June 8, 2009Evan Clark

Dolce & Gabbana’s fall/winter 2009/2010 ad campaign.


Memo Pad: Knockout for D&G… O’Brien to Exit Interview…

The latest D&G ad campaign, shot by Steven Klein, features Madonna’s beau Jesus Luz and Eva Herzigova, in historical boxing sanctuary Gleason’s Gym.

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Safilo Anticipates Private Equity Stake Offers

Safilo Group SpA said Friday it expects to receive “offers soon” regarding the possible entry of a private equity fund into its share capital.

clock June 8, 2009Andrew Roberts


K&G Wins Auction for Filene’s

The K&G Acquisition Corp., a division of The Men’s Wearhouse Inc., outbid two other parties for bankrupt Filene’s Basement.

clock June 8, 2009Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Jewelry from Rarities: Fine jewelry with Carol Brodie.


Carol Brodie Introduces Rarities Jewelry Line on HSN

Rarities: Fine Jewelry with Carol Brodie is comprised of red carpet and high end jewelry-inspired pieces.

clock June 8, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Prada’s men’s store in Madrid.

Designer and Luxury

Prada Opens Madrid Unit

Men’s only store bows.

clock June 8, 2009Emilie Marsh

Daphne by Daphne Guinness.


Daphne Guinness to Launch First Scent in Fall

Working with Givaudan perfumer Antoine Lie, Daphne Guinness chose ingredients for her perfume with personal meaning.

clock June 8, 2009Brid Costello

Eres’ new model, Lara Stone.

Designer and Luxury

Romancing the Stone: Eres’ New Ads

Lara Stone has been tapped as the new model for luxury lingerie and swimwear brand Eres.

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Stephen Webster earrings.

Designer and Luxury

Jewelers Adapt to New Priorities

At the Couture and JCK trade shows, jewelry brands are banking on special occasion jewelry.

clock June 8, 2009Sophia Chabbott

A signature Geren Ford cami and bottom.


Geren Ford Relaunching Lingerie

Los Angeles designer Geren Lockhart, founder of Geren Ford, has created a silk lingerie collection for holiday.

clock June 8, 2009Marcy Medina

An ultrafeminine bra and panty set by 


Chantelle Celebrates 60 Years

Chantelle Group, the 133-year-old French bra company, celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Chantelle brand at La Grenouille in Manhattan last month.

clock June 8, 2009Karyn Monget

Mary-Adair Macaire Pringle's new CEO.

Designer and Luxury

Pringle’s Fresh Approach: CEO Macaire Details Plans

Brand’s new ceo sets out strategy.

clock June 8, 2009Samantha Conti


Ackman Facing ‘Short-Swing’ Suit

A Long Island lawyer sues William Ackman for alleged improper buying and selling of Target stock.

clock June 8, 2009Matthew Lynch


Tommy Hilfiger Profits, Sales Rise

Today, the brand Tommy Hilfiger will report a 21 percent rise in group sales.

clock June 8, 2009Samantha Conti

A skull watch from Bell & Ross’ limited edition BR01 Airborne line.

Fashion Scoops

Colette’s Homage… Art in Venice… Tory Burch’s Helping Hand…

Skulls may have become a tad fashion victim, but Colette is backing a design it feels has more substance.

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Mike Duke speaking at Wal-Mart's Shareholders' Meeting.


Wal-Mart Cheers Itself on at Annual Meeting

The Wal-Mart annual shareholders’ meeting on Friday was equal parts self-congratulation, motivation and entertainment.

clock June 8, 2009Sharon Edelson

Emma Watson in the new Burberry ads, which will run starting in August.


Memo Pad: Emma Watson Vogues for Burberry… Haskins’ View

The latest Burberry ads feature Emma Watson and were shot by Mario Testino near the brand’s new London headquarters.

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