Despite Pockets of Strength, Manhattan Retail Rents Drop 9%

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Location helps, but with the economy still volatile and unsteady, even location isn’t a guarantee that retail rents in Manhattan’s top shopping corridors will rise.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Robert Pattinson in Dolce & Gabbana


‘New Moon’ Premieres in New York City

Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson and more “New Moon” stars stepped out on the red carpet for the New York premiere.

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Kay Krill


Ann Taylor Posts Third-Quarter Profit

AnnTaylor’s net income was $2.1 million in the third quarter.

clock November 20, 2009David Moin and Alexandra Steigrad

A look from the Victoria's Secret holiday Fashion Show.

Fashion Features

Victoria’s Secret Show Heats Up NYC

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show returned to New York after a four-year hiatus.

clock November 20, 2009Karyn Monget and Taylor Harris


Zumiez Stock Rises Friday Despite Tepid Outlook

Boardsports specialist Zumiez said net income fell 25.6 percent to $5.1 million for the three months ended Oct. 31.

clock November 23, 2009Matthew Lynch


Retail Stocks Dip Friday

Bon-Ton, Dillard’s excel as fourth-quarter doubts linger.

clock November 23, 2009Evan Clark

Gloves on display at Perrin’s new boutique.

Hats, Gloves and More

Glovemaker Perrin Paris 1893 Opens in Beverly Hills

Perrin Paris 1893 is harkening back to Fifties-era retailing in the look and feel of its new Beverly Hills flagship.

clock November 23, 2009Rachel Brown

A bracelet from Tacori’s 18k925 collection.


Fine Jewelry Firm Tacori’s Colorful View

Tacori, best known for its bridal line, is expanding into the colored gemstone market for spring.

clock November 23, 2009Marcy Medina

A bag by To Be G.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Brothers Launching To Be G Handbags for Spring

To Be G is a handbag collection by Guccio and Alessandro Gucci, great-grandsons of Guccio Gucci, who founded the Gucci brand in 1921.

clock November 23, 2009Luisa Zargani


BCBGeneration Adding Jewelry

BCBG Max Azria Group is launching jewelry under its youth-focused BCBGeneration label, in a licensed partnership with Trebbianno LLC.

clock November 23, 2009Caroline Tell

The interior of the new Chanel store in San Francisco.

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Reopens in San Francisco

Chanel has reopened its Maiden Lane boutique in San Francisco after a major refurbishment.

clock November 23, 2009Joanna Ramey

Herald Square.

Real Estate

Manhattan Retail Rents Decline Overall

Asking rents in Manhattan declined in 11 of 16 prime retail districts between fall 2008 and fall 2009, according to a new survey.

clock November 23, 2009Suzanne Blecher

A piece from Phoebe Philo’s first Céline collection.

Designer and Luxury

Celine Sets Expansion

Phoebe Philo’s first collection quietly arrived at 15 Celine boutiques and select wholesale accounts worldwide last week.

clock November 23, 2009Miles Socha

Items from love & beauty.


Forever 21 Launches Beauty Line

Forever 21 is translating its warp speed runway-to-rack formula to beauty with the launch of the brand love & beauty.

clock November 23, 2009Rachel Brown

Rosie Huntington-Whitely with Terry Richardson on set at the Uxua Casa Hotel in Brazil.


The Girls From Brazil… O Lives in Print… Jason Wu Woos Fahey…

Pirelli unveiled the 2010 edition of its famed calendar Thursday in London, shot for the first time by Terry Richardson.

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Real Estate

At ICSC, Upbeat Mood but Lower Head Count Expected

The head count will be down, but the mood should be up at the International Council of Shopping Centers National Conference in New York.

clock November 23, 2009David Moin

Pieces from a collection of men’s apparel incorporating Swarovski crystal and synthetic gemstones.

Fashion Features

Swarovski Taps Men’s Designers

Kitsune and Phillip Lim among participating designers in Crystallized-Swarovski Elements men’s apparel collection.

clock November 23, 2009Amanda Kaiser

Business Features

Techno Luxury Conference Examines Digital Space

Seen as both an opportunity and a threat, technology is now an unavoidable factor to be reckoned with in the luxury market.

clock November 23, 2009Melissa Drier

Noir’s necklace with Crystallized-Swarovski Elements, glass bangles from Lolipop Glass by Jonathan Leon, Pamela Love’s necklace, Jessica Kagan Cushman’s necklace, Lee Angel’s crystal brooches with Toni Maticevski’s gown.

Fashion Trends

Spring 2010 Accessories Trend: Get Iced

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but glass, acrylic and crystal accessories with cool silver accents can be just as sharp.

clock November 23, 2009Court Williams

Yoko Ono and Rei Kawakubo

Fashion Scoops

Beatles in Tokyo… Paris Mayor Honors Elbaz… Big Haul at YSL Auction

Comme des Garçons feted its much-anticipated Beatles collection Friday night in Tokyo.

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Jimmy Fallon and Joseph Gordon-Levitt


Tickling Funny Bones at Natural History Museum Gala

Event chairman Lorne Michaels, Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig and Jimmy Fallon attended the American Museum of Natural History’s annual Gala.

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Tarrell Alvin McCraney


Snapshot: Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney

The 29-year-old playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney opens “The Brother/Sister Plays” at the Public Theatre.

clock November 23, 2009Vanessa Lawrence


Today's Must Read

The Outdoor Voices brands in the "center stage" at the Nordstrom flagship in Manhattan.


Nordstrom Sees Sales and Earnings Decline

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Social Studies

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