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Claudia Schiffer photographs Kanye West and Amber Rose

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chanel Couture: Claudia Schiffer Snaps Kanye

Pregnant model Claudia Schiffer said she plans to take only a short break from work to give birth to her third child.

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Consumer Confidence Lifts Retail Shares Tuesday

NRF forecasts 2.5% bump in 2010 sales.

clock January 26, 2010Evan Clark and Vicki M. Young

Riccardo Tisci and Ciara

Fashion Scoops

Ciara Arrives Fashionable Late to Givenchy

Ciara , Kanye West and Stella Tennant showed up to support designer Riccardo Tisci.

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Neil Katz


Parlux CEO Neil Katz Resigns

Parlux Fragrances Inc. has named Frederick E. Purches chairman and chief executive officer upon the departure of its former chairman and ceo, Neil J. Katz.

clock January 26, 2010Matthew W. Evans and Pete Born

Burberry’s has hooked thousands of trenchcoat devotees in its first two months online.

Marketing and Promotion

From Twitter to Youtube, Brands Get Creative

By engaging in social media marketing, brands are putting their images on the line.

clock January 27, 2010Valerie Seckler

Anahi Blue on the runway.

Ready To Wear

Buyers Focus on Accessories, Leather at L.A. Market

Retailers ordered conservatively at Designers & Agents, Accessories Show and the showrooms housed in the New Mart, among other trade show locations.

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In Brief: Suit Against De Beers

Infringement action against De Beers alleges breach of Larkhead pendant design.

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Study Shows Late Pickup in ’09 M&A Activity

Multiples and transactions decline, but their value for year increases.

clock January 27, 2010Arnold J. Karr


Delta Apparel Second-Quarter Net, Sales Rise

Delta Apparel Inc. said second-quarter profits rose 64.6 percent in the period.

clock January 27, 2010Alexandra Steigrad


H&M, NY & Co. Settle Lead Complaint

H&M and New York & Co. agreed to abide by new restrictions on lead in purses.

clock January 27, 2010Matthew Lynch

Designer and Luxury

In Brief: Luxury Talk at Columbia University

The fourth annual Columbia University Business School Retail & Luxury Club Conference will be held Feb. 5.

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Van Cleef & Arpels’ Blumei butterfly clip in 18-carat white gold, round and marquise-cut diamonds, calibrated, oval-cut and marquise-cut violet sapphires, gradation of round sapphires and pear-shaped aquamarines.


In Paris, Jewelry Houses Present Fanciful Collections

Chaumet’s bees, Van Cleef & Arpels’s butterflies, and wheat at Chanel Joaillerie will be on display, as part of the haute couture calendar.

clock January 27, 2010Katya Foreman

A cone necklace from Dior’s pre-fall costume jewelry Diorchester line.


Dior Costume Jewelry Pre-Fall 2010: Bold Moves

Dior’s new artistic director for costume jewelry, Camille Miceli, plunged into the house’s immaculate archives for her work.

clock January 27, 2010Katya Foreman

Roger Vivier’s Friquee Fricaine sandal with tubular heel.

Designer and Luxury

Roger Vivier Couture Spring 2010

Roger Vivier’s Bruno Frisoni drew inspiration for his couture collection from 20th-century designers.

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Coin Lays Out Plan for Upim

Gruppo Coin SpA said Tuesday it expects to become the Italy’s largest clothing retailer following the acquisition of the Upim clothing chain in December.

clock January 27, 2010Luisa Zargani

Dorian Ho with two of his designs.

Fashion Features

Hong Kong Fashion Week Grows

Fall-winter edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week and concurrent trade show World Boutique saw the number of exhibitors jump 17 percent.

clock January 27, 2010Jennifer Cardenas

Lyn Devon in Catwalk Countdown


Memo Pad: Conde Nast’s Awards Return… Sundance Kids…

After a one-year hiatus, Condé Nast executives got to go back to the beach for the annual publishers’ meeting this year.

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Ready To Wear

Charlotte Ronson Signs New Japanese Distribution Deal

One month after parting ways with her five-year Japanese licensee, Sanei International, Charlotte Ronson has signed a new distribution deal.

clock January 27, 2010Lisa Lockwood

François Pinault and Hélène Arnault

Fashion Scoops

French Fashion Folk Gather for Charity Dinner… Nick Knight in Berlin…

French fashion folk turned out in force for a charity dinner on Monday, but one key figure was missing: Bernard Arnault.

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A look from JNBY.


Chinese Retailer JNBY to Land in U.S.

Their names may get lost in translation, but Asian retailers like JNBY tapping the U.S. market hope their brands have universal appeal.

clock January 27, 2010Sharon Edelson

Ready To Wear

Modern Amusement Closes Shop

Modern Amusement, the contemporary men’s and women’s label owned by Mossimo Giannulli, has shuttered its operations.

clock January 27, 2010David Lipke


Daily Stock Wrap: January 26, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Stéphane Rolland

Melissa Mars and Béatrice Rosen attended Stéphane Rolland’s spring couture show.

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