Hilfiger’s New House: Fifth Avenue Flagship A Big Move for Tommy

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Jesus Luz and Madonna


Boom Boom Room Opening Draws a Star-Studded Crowd

Virtually every club nowadays gets a “grand opening” but few do it with quite the style of the Boom Boom Room.

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Jason Schwartzman

Fashion Scoops

Inspiration Bored: Front Row at Band of Outsiders

Jason Schwartzman, Kirsten Dunst and Rachel McAdams turned out for the Band of Outsiders show.

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Harry Winston, Retail Unit Suffer 2nd-Qtr. Losses

Retail sales fall nearly 40 percent in quarter for Harry Winston.

clock September 14, 2009Alexandra Steigrad


Memo Pad: Running From Project Runway… Carine Roitfeld’s Crystal Ball?….

Fewer fashion followers appear to be tuning in to “Project Runway” on Lifetime after the fourth week of the show’s sixth season.

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Claire’s Trims Second-Quarter Losses

Expense cuts offset sales declines for specialty store group Claire’s.

clock September 14, 2009Arnold J. Karr


Beiersdorf Partners With Bubbles & Beyond

Beiersdorf AG has partnered with firm that specializes in liquids, emulsions and foams for the cosmetics.

clock September 14, 2009Susan Stone

Human Resources

Babor Taps Wild

Aachen, Germany-based cosmetics and spa firm Babor Cosmetics has named Christine Wild head of international sales and country management.

clock September 14, 2009Susan Stone

Ronald Perelman


Perelman Extends Revlon Exchange Offer

Deadline pushed to Thursday.

clock September 14, 2009Evan Clark and Susan Stone


Stocks Rise 1.7 Percent for Week

S&P Retail Index backed off its high for the year.

clock September 14, 2009Evan Clark


Suspect Arrested in Penney’s Heists

Police arrested the alleged mastermind in a string of brazen burglaries at J.C. Penney stores in three states.

clock September 14, 2009Holly Haber

Valentino Couture Fall 2009


Valentino Reports Loss

Valentino Fashion Group SpA reported a net loss of 483.1 million euros, or $710.1 million, last year.

clock September 14, 2009Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

Mario Grauso Leaves Puig

Mario Grauso will today step down as president of Carolina Herrera Ltd. and Puig Fashion Group.

clock September 14, 2009Rosemary Feitelberg

A look from the catwalk show at the Mode City show in Paris.


Mode City Turns Creative to Boost Business

At Mode City, retailers sought intimates and beachwear that had a “wow” factor or brought a fashion-edge.

clock September 14, 2009Katya Foreman

Mischa Barton

Fashion Scoops

Band of Sisters: Front Row at Hervé Léger

Mischa Barton and Hilary Duff, among others, were front row at the Hervé Léger spring 2010 show.

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Coach is promoting styles from the Poppy collection on Facebook.

Accessory Trends

Accessories Firms Rush to Social Media

Coach, Anya Hindmarch, Kate Spade and Nine West are all running their own social media operations.

clock September 14, 2009Caroline Tell

Molly Sims


Molly Sims Joins HSN Lineup

Molly Sims’ is launching a fashion jewelry line called Grayce this fall.

clock September 14, 2009Caroline Tell

Directors Tatiana von Furstenberg and Francesca Gregorini block out a scene for their film Tanner Hall.


A Fashion Heiress’ First Movie

Tatiana von Furstenberg and Francesca Gregorini’s debut “Tanner Hall” premieres tonight.

clock September 14, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz

A look from Devi Kroell’s Spring 2010 collection.

Designer and Luxury

Devi Kroell Aims for Lifestyle Status

Luxe accessories firm Devi Kroell will open its first store on Madison Ave. in Manhattan, followed by a unit in Las Vegas at the Forum Shops.

clock September 14, 2009Sophia Chabbott

A floral necklace by Marianne Batlle.


Holiday Buying Spurs Paris Trade Shows

The holiday season generated a boost in business for accessories and jewelry brands showing at the Premiere Classe and Eclat de Mode trade fairs.

clock September 14, 2009Katya Foreman

Alexandra von Furstenberg

Fashion Scoops

Diane’s Devotees: Front Row at DVF

Every season, Diane von Furstenberg corrals a varied and star-studded front row.

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Tommy Hilfiger

Designer and Luxury

Hilfiger Mega-Flagship Arrives on Fifth Ave.

Designer Tommy Hilfiger says his new Fifth Avenue flagship will be the company’s “stage to the world.”

clock September 14, 2009Sharon Edelson

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

Fashion Features

Milan Fashion Week Calendar Finalized

The dust has settled on the Milan Fashion Week calendar and the schedule will be more compact.

clock September 14, 2009Luisa Zargani

Fashion Scoops

Scoop: Mommy Loves You, Guys

Like many fashion moms this week, Victoria Beckham missed the first day of school.

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Fashion Scoops

Scoop: Emmy, Set, Go at Reem Acra

Emmanuelle Chriqui said Reem Acra’s in charge of her gown for Emmy night.

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Fashion Scoops

The Hits Keep Coming: Front Row at Luca Luca

Before the Luca Luca show Friday, Nicky Hilton said she is focusing on Asia distribution for her signature sportswear.

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Matthew Goode as Jim and Colin Firth as George in a scene from “A Single Man.”


Venice Gives Tom Ford Film Thumb’s Up

Early accolades for Tom Ford’s directorial debut, “A Single Man,” roll in.

clock September 14, 2009Bridget Foley

Freddy looks for “Fame.”

Fashion Scoops

Freddy Fame… Hudson’s Bay IPO?… Raf Loves NY…

Italian activewear brand Freddy is coming to a cinema near you.

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Hero Cosmetics Rescue Mission Holiday Kit


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