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Caroline Kennedy and Tatiana Schlossberg


American Ballet Theatre Celebrates 70 Years

Caroline Kennedy, Blaine Trump, Anne Grauso and Juliana Margulies celebrated the American Ballet Theatre’s 70th Anniversary.

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Designer and Luxury

Gucci America President Leaving

Daniella Vitale is leaving the company effective May 26.

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Fashion Scoops

Story Hour at The Moth Fundraiser

Adam Gopnik, Kyle MacLachlan and author Colum McCann recounted stories of fatherhood Monday night at the literary organization’s benefit.

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Spot the Fake… Karan and Chopra Talk Mysticism…

L’Oréal USA’s Carol Hamilton provided an object lesson in copy editing to the crowd at the Harper’s Bazaar Anticounterfeiting Summit.

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Designer and Luxury

Comité Colbert Looks to Middle East

Comité Colbert, France’s main luxury goods association, focuses its international activities on markets including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Delphine Arnault

Business Features

Female Board Members Rise in Industry

Fashion, beauty and retail firms have a better track record of electing women to their boards than other listed companies.

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Jil Sander Navy RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Features

Jil Sander Navy Spring 2011

Prints, color and California are not words typically associated with Jil Sander, yet those concepts unite in Jil Sander Navy, Raf Simons’ new casual collection.

clock May 19, 2010Jessica Iredale


American International Industries Buys Thermal Spa Products

AII known for its growth-by-acquisition strategy.

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Worries about currency instability abroad prompted Abercrombie & Fitch to say it’s scaling back on international expansion.


Retail Shares Drop Tues. On 2nd-Qtr. Outlook

Wal-Mart Stores, Saks, Abercrombie & Fitch and TJX take a cautious stance.

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Designer and Luxury

PPR to Boost Female Board Members

François-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive officer at PPR, today will ask shareholders to approve the nomination of three women to its board.

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Glenn Murphy


Gap, Nordstrom Talk Growth

CEO Murphy senses advantages ranging from brands to balance sheet.

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Jay-Z and Nick Cannon

Fashion Scoops

Jay-Z And Friends… Ikram Expansion?… A Good Place Tibi In…

Jay-Z, Vanessa Williams, Kelsey Grammer and Nick Cannon were among the celebrities at Audemars Piguet’s auction.

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Jenifer Ringer in a costume by Gilles Mendel.

Fashion Features

Dance Class

The exploits of Benjamin Siegel, more commonly known as the infamous gangster Bugsy, are explored in “Call Me Ben,” a new work by the New York City Ballet.

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Gilles Mendel with a J.Mendel resort look.

Fashion Features

Spirited Away

It’s no surprise that Gilles Mendel drew on a ballet theme for his resort collection for J.Mendel.

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Jenifer Ringer in J.Mendel Resort 2011

Fashion Features

Ballet Service

Gilles Mendel had the help of Marc Happel, director of New York City Ballet’s costume shop, while designing costumes for “Call Me Ben.”

clock May 19, 2010Venessa Lau


Bidwell Departs Anthropologie Europe

James Bidwell, managing director Anthropologie Europe, has left the company as part of an international restructuring.

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Caroline Brown

Designer and Luxury

Brown Named Carolina Herrera President

Caroline Brown will join Carolina Herrera Ltd. on June 1, and is being charged with overseeing the fashion house’s global business.

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Daily Stock Wrap: May 18, 2010

The day’s top gainers and losers.

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John Elliott in Miami Design District


John Elliott Opens New Location at Miami Design District

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Social Studies

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