Coty’s New Songstress: Beyoncé Plans Launch Of Fragrance in 2010

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Zinedine Zidane and Yohji Yamamoto

Fashion Scoops

Penalty Kicks: Front Row at Y-3

Since Y-3 took inspiration for its its show from the 2010 World Cup, it seemed appropriate that the most unforgettable player of the last World Cup took part.

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Coldwater Creek CEO Resigns

Coldwater Creek Inc. president and chief executive officer Daniel Griesemer has resigned and was replaced by chairman Dennis Pence, the company said Monday.

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Robert A. Amen


IFF Chairman Robert M. Amen to Step Down

Robert M. Amen, IFF chairman and chief executive officer, will resign Sept. 30 in a decision sources said to be mutual.

clock September 14, 2009Matthew W. Evans

Graziano de Boni

Designer and Luxury

De Boni Headed to Reed Krakoff

Confirming a report on on Monday, Graziano de Boni has been tapped to run Coach’s new division.

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Daniel Craig


Purple Magazine Takes Over the Boom Boom Room

Lindsay Lohan, Mary-Kate Olsen and Chloe Sevigny mingled at the Purple Magazine party.

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Emmy Rossum

Fashion Scoops

Musical Chairs: Front Row at Carolina Herrera

Outgoing Puig Fashion Group president Mario Grauso, as well as Emmy Rossum, caught the Carolina Herrera show Monday.

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Korres’ night cream.


Korres Signs Licensing Deal With J&J

Korres Natural Products USA has entered into a licensing agreement with Johnson & Johnson.

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Freida Pinto

Fashion Scoops

Freida Steps Out for Harry Winston

Freida Pinto made her first-ever New York Fashion Week appearance to host a fete at Harry Winston’s Fifth Avenue salon on Sunday night.

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A look from Bahar Korcan’s collection.

Government and Trade

Istanbul Fashion Days Puts Turkey on Fashion Map

Country’s first fashion week Istanbul Fashion Days seen as a good start.

clock September 15, 2009Pelin Turgut


CIT: Vendors Set for Growth in 2010

CIT study finds majority of vendors expect revenue increases next year.

clock September 15, 2009Vicki M. Young


Dollar General Profits Jump

Apparel business up in second quarter, but share of revenues declines.

clock September 15, 2009Evan Clark


Retail Stocks Rise 0.5% Monday

Retail stocks inched up Monday as President Obama came to Wall Street warning bankers that they cannot return to their old ways.

clock September 15, 2009Evan Clark


DC Taps Nistl for Americas Post

Quiksilver Inc. has named Anton Nistl as president of its DC skate and snowboard brand for the Americas region, effective immediately.

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Brooks Brothers RTW Spring 2010


Brooks Brothers Spring Collection: Beach Boys

The Hamptons, the coast of Maine and the sand and surf of Palm Beach provided the inspiration for Brooks Brothers’ spring collection.

clock September 15, 2009Jean E. Palmieri

An Old-World slipper remade.


Michael Bastian Teams With Stubbs & Wootton

For New York Fashion Week, Bastian created an opera pump in zebra-print pony hair, a slipper in gray serge with a seagull print, and an ecru linen model.

clock September 15, 2009Brenner Thomas

Foreign factories highlighted their strengths at Sourcing at Magic.


Manufacturers Tout Value at Vegas Sourcing Fair

Manufacturers sought to convince buyers that they offered the right combination of value, novelty and flexibility.

clock September 15, 2009Khanh T.L. Tran

Double-sided fabrics from Lanificio Botto Giuseppe.


Men’s Fabrics Make a Statement at Milano Unica

Men’s wear fabrics are breaking away from the classic, more sophisticated looks in favor of an edgier tone, according to mills exhibiting at Milano Unica.

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Milano Unica saw a 7 percent decline in exhibitors.


Berlusconi Speech Kicks Off Milano Unica

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi sought to lift the spirits of the country’s battered textile industry during last week’s Milano Unica fair.

clock September 15, 2009Stephanie Epiro

Designer and Luxury

Ittierre Signs Scervino License

Ermanno Scervino and Ittierre SpA ink a seven-year licensing agreement for a new collection, Ermanno Ermanno Scervino.

clock September 15, 2009Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

The Train and The Box Bring French Touch to N.Y.

The Train and the Box trade shows feature emerging talent and European design.

clock September 15, 2009Marc Karimzadeh


PVH Furnishings Division Sees Executive Changes

Phillips-Van Heusen’s furnishings division executives Lee Terrill and Mervyn Mandelbaum plan to retire.

clock September 15, 2009Brenner Thomas

A Geren Ford shoe.


Geren Ford Launches Accessories

Contemporary designer Geren Ford introduces shoes, jewelry and belts with a California edge.

clock September 15, 2009Caroline Tell

U.S.-China trade has become contentious.

Government and Trade

U.S.-China Trade War Brewing

The U.S. and China have stoked the fires of a potential trade war over the past three days and the stakes for the fashion industry are high.

clock September 15, 2009Kristi Ellis and Liza Casabona

A look from Agua Cota.

Designer and Luxury

Cota Expands with Agua Cota

The designer Christian Cota adds a second, more casual line to his assortment.

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Amanda Seyfried


Memo Pad: Hollywood Up North… Where’s Karl?….

Amanda Seyfried stopped by the Windsor Arms in Toronto to get portraits taken by In Style magazine.

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Beyoncé performing at the Video Music Awards Sunday night.


Beyoncé Plans Fragrance Launch for Spring

Beyoncé Knowles has signed a deal with Coty Inc. to produce her own perfume.

clock September 15, 2009Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Ready To Wear

Janice Sullivan Named CEO at Edun

Janice Sullivan has joined Edun from Warnaco Group Inc., where she was president of Calvin Klein Jeans.

clock September 15, 2009Julee Kaplan

Kim Clijsters in Fila.

Fashion Scoops

Win For Fila… Slimane’s Young Blood… Dior From East to West…

Fila certainly got its money’s worth from its tennis star, U.S. Open champ Kim Clijsters.

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Tavi Gevinson at Maria Cornejo.

Fashion Scoops

T Is for Tavi

Thirteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson bailed out of school this week to size up the latest and greatest of the New York collections for her fashion blog.

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Daily Stock Wrap: September 14, 2009

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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Julian Fellowes' Past Imperfect


A Jolly Good Fellow: Julian Fellowes on His Latest Book

Brit author Julian Fellowes looks back to his youth in his new novel, "Past Imperfect."

clock September 15, 2009Elisa Lipsky-Karasz


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Halima Aden


Halima Aden Says She Lost Sight of Her Hijabi Identity While Modelling

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Social Studies

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