Yurman Family Matters: Madison Ave. Flagship Grows Global Footprint

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David Yurman is making a statement on Madison Avenue. The fine jewelry firm is marking three decades in business with the opening of a flagship in a converted town house on Madison Avenue.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Salma Hayek in Balenciaga with Francois-Henri Pinault.


Christie’s Auction Proves Green is the New Black

Francois-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek were two of several boldfaced names at Christie’s for its first annual Green Auction: A Bid to Save the Earth.

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Desiree Rogers


Desiree Rogers Turns up at New Museum Gala in Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa was the co-chair of the New Museum’s Spring Gala, which honored artists Mary Heilmann and Maja Hoffmann.

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Chloë Sevigny in an Opening Ceremony dress and Levi's jacket.


Brooklyn Ball 2010: A Feast Grows in Brooklyn

Chloë Sevigny, Diane von Furstenberg and Mario Batali headed to the Brooklyn Museum for the food-laden fete.

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Tory Burch and Celerie Kemble


Dior Sees Red at Lipstick Fete

Gigi Mortimer, Tory Burch, Christine Schwarzman and Rachel Roy were on hand to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Dior Beauty lipstick.

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The Dish from the 2010 Ellies

It wasn’t quite a Roast at the Friar’s Club, but Thursday night’s National Magazine Awards were perhaps as close as Anna Wintour will ever get to that ordeal.

clock April 23, 2010Amy Wicks and Nick Axelrod

L’Occitane will be the first French firm to list on the Hong Kong bourse.


L’Occitane IPO to Raise Up to $707 Million

French beauty player’s shares will be traded on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

clock April 25, 2010Jennifer Cardenas

Designer and Luxury

Youth Among Keys to Luxury Rebound

American Express unit sees 4th-Qtr. strength continuing.

clock April 26, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Government and Trade

Customs Seizes $18.6 Million in Fake Sunglasses

Series of confiscations took place at the Port of Los Angeles.

clock April 26, 2010Liza Casabona

Isabel and Ruben Toledo with students at Marymount University.

Designer and Luxury

Isabel Toledo Gives Advice to Marymount Students

“Become great sewers,” Toledo told students at annual university fashion show.

clock April 26, 2010Liza Casabona

Retail industry lauds plans for 34th street.


Retail Industry Lauds Plans for 34th Street

The retail industry generally applauded plans by the Bloomberg administration to turn part of 34th Street into a pedestrian-only area.

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Rebecca Taylor tights.


Rebecca Taylor Jumping Into Legwear

Designer creates a capsule collection for fall.

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Retail Stocks Enjoy Strong Week

Major Asian markets unable to break into positive territory Friday.

clock April 26, 2010Arnold J. Karr

A bag by Alex Toy.


Alex Toy’s New Bags: Boy Meets Girl

The just-launched collection of unisex bags by Alex Toy is carefully androgynous.

clock April 26, 2010Sarah Haight

The Sunglass Hut flagship on Fifth Avenue in New York.


Rachel Bilson and Sunglass Hut: Sun Salutation

When Rachel Bilson steps through the doors to celebrate the opening of Sunglass Hut’s new flagship — she’ll be there as their first eyewear ambassador.

clock April 26, 2010Venessa Lau


Jane Elfers Builds Children’s Place Team

President and chief executive officer is building up senior team to fuel new strategies.

clock April 26, 2010David Moin


Jack Wills to Open in U.S.

The British clothing label whose laid-back designs play on the raffish style of British college students, is set to plant its flag in the U.S.

clock April 26, 2010Nina Jones

Designer and Luxury

Ungaro Men’s Designer Exits

The changes at Emanuel Ungaro just keep coming.

clock April 26, 2010Emilie Marsh

Human Resources

Schmitt Tapped at Warnaco

Hans Schmitt will join Warnaco in August as managing director, Europe.

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A piece of jewelry by Lucifer Vir Honestus.

Designer and Luxury

Lucifer Vir Honestus to Expand

Fine jeweler is moving into handbags, belts and e-commerce.

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Daniel Gaujac


Rolex Names Daniel Gaujac to Branding Post

Frenchman to be charged with advertising, sponsoring and interior design for the Swiss watch brand.

clock April 26, 2010Joelle Diderich

Evan, Sybil and David Yurman in their Tribeca headquarters.

Designer and Luxury

David Yurman’s Madison Avenue Leap

Fine jeweler launches new flagship as part of growing global footprint.

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Natalia Vodianova models Natalia Pour Etam lingerie.


Etam Seeks Glamour, Speed to Meet Challenges

Etam Developpement is preparing for an eventual face-off with Victoria’s Secret by injecting more glitz into its DNA.

clock April 26, 2010Karyn Monget


Ackman to Sell Sears Stake in Canada Unit

Will receive about $556M for 17.3% of operation.

clock April 26, 2010Matthew Lynch

Annabel Tollman


EBay Taps Annabel Tollman

Celebrity stylist to be EBay’s “brand ambassador” following the launch this month of the company’s new fashion destination, Fashion.eBay.com.

clock April 26, 2010David Moin

A screen shot of a digital film Louis Vuitton plans to screen at the French Pavilion.

Marketing and Promotion

Shanghai Gets Set for Expo

Before China opens its doors for the biggest World Expo ever, the country’s financial and fashion capital is abuzz about the retail opportunities.

clock April 26, 2010Kathleen E. McLaughlin

A necklace by Phillips Frankel.


Phillips Frankel Design: Family Matters

Phillips Frankel Design, previously focused solely on a private clientele, is opening its doors to the public.

clock April 26, 2010Venessa Lau

Luggage by Tumi.

Leather Goods

Tumi’s ‘Colorization’: The Bright Way

This fall, the luggage company will launch a program that allows clients to custom-color a variety of merchandise.

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Gigi Leung

Fashion Scoops

Coach’s Shanghai Flagship…Belvedere and Matthew Williamson…Vera on Campus

A slew of Asian stars descended on Coach’s new Shanghai flagship Thursday night.

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Banana Republic RTW Fall 2010

Fashion Features

Banana Republic Fall and Holiday 2010: Town And Country

A “remix of the modern wardrobe” was the phrase Simon Kneen used to describe his collections.

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A fall look from Hugo Boss.


Hugo Boss to Keep Cleveland Factory Open

Hugo Boss and the union representing the Cleveland suit factory it had planned to shutter have reached an agreement.

clock April 26, 2010Brenner Thomas

We Are Owls' scarves.

Hats, Gloves and More

The ‘We Are Owls’ Scarf Collection: Night Moves

For cousins Ling and Emily Chen, and their close friend Connie Wong, their new venture is the culmination of years of brainstorming.

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Social Studies

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