Tom Ford: On His Own Terms

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Erin Fetherston: Osbourne Identity

Kelly Osbourne has come a long way since the days of Ozzie’s expletive-hurling, tomboy daughter on MTV.

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Cate Blanchett and Vogue Australia editor Kirstie Clements at Giorgio Armani in Sydney.


Fashion’s Night Out Festivities Move to Asia

Crowds form in Sydney, New Delhi, Tokyo and Beijing.

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Monica Bellucci at the Opéra Comique

Fashion Features

Life’s a Cabaret Chez Cartier

Luxury jeweler Cartier hosts lavish ball for clients in Paris.

clock September 13, 2010Miles Socha

Jennifer Lopez


Tommy Hilfiger’s 25th

The designer’s show on Sunday—a major event with J. Lo, Lenny Kravitz, Bradley Cooper— ran seamlessly into a big party at the Metropolitan Opera House.

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Fashion Scoops

Fran Lebowitz’s 30-Year Rule

The author dishes on the Carolina Herrera show and fashion week’s new home at Lincoln Center.

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Fashion Scoops

“Notorious and Notable: 20th Century Women of Style” Exhibit Opens

The Museum of the City of New York will exhibit a showcase of the fashions and jewelry of female icons throughout history.

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Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller


Diane von Furstenberg’s Dinner Party

The designer’s friends and family — such as Fran Lebowitz, Carolina Herrera Baez and Tamara Mellon — gathered at her studio for her semi-annual dinner party.

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Thakoon Panichgul


Thakoon Takes Over The Jane

Some friends at the designer’s after-party, hosted by Nars, included Becka Diamond, Craig McDean, Harley Viera Newton and Sarah Easley.

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Judge Dismisses Remaining Tiffany Claim Against EBay

False advertising charge’s rejection ends six-year legal battle.

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Taylor Momsen onstage.

Beauty Features

Taylor Momsen Performs at Galliano Fragrance Launch

The actress and her band, The Pretty Reckless, jammed before a crowd of a few hundred fans Monday night in Paris.

clock September 13, 2010Jennifer Weil

Carmen Electra

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Chris Benz

Carmen Electra, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Szohr, Denise Richards and Kelly Osbourne sat front row.

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Brooks Brothers RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Brooks Brothers Expands Offerings

At its spring presentation, the retailer revealed that it will launch a separate Web site for the Black Fleece collection designed by Thom Browne.

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A look from Anagram.

Designer and Luxury

Gary Graham Launching Anagram Line

The designer Gary Graham has created a capsule line of 20 pieces based on popular items from his eponymous collection.

clock September 14, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Coco Chanel

Fashion Features

Cuckoo for Coco

Coco Chanel is in the spotlight yet again, this time as the topic of a new biography by fashion journalist Justine Picardie.

clock September 14, 2010Amanda FitzSimons

Stella McCartney

Designer and Luxury

Stella McCartney to Launch Kids Line

After test-driving two collections with Gap Kids, Stella McCartney is launching her own children’s wear label.

clock September 14, 2010Samantha Conti


Will Nordstrom Open in New York?

Source say Nordstrom, the upscale specialty store chain, may open in two years on Manhattan’s West Side.

clock September 14, 2010David Moin and Sharon Edelson


Obit: Former Fairchild Reporter Ed Gold

Ed Gold, a 40-year veteran of Fairchild Publications, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 84 years old.

clock September 14, 2010Sharon Edelson

Designer and Luxury

January 3, 1936: Up In The Air

In-flight fashion shows? It might sound crazy, but that proverbial mountain’s been scaled.

clock September 14, 2010Venessa Lau


Forever 21 Takes Lead in Teen Price Battle

Forever 21 offers lowest prices in promotional market, according to Brean Murray study.

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Blake Lively in Chanel Couture.


North Stars: Blake Lively and Ben Affleck Jet to Toronto Film Festival

Celebrities light up the city.

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China is the largest supplier of textiles and apparel to the U.S.

Government and Trade

Congress Poised to Act on China Currency

Momentum also builds for South Korea free trade agreement.

clock September 14, 2010Kristi Ellis

China’s Ben + Mo Studio at Sourcing at Magic.


At Sourcing Show, Companies Feel Heat From Rising Costs

Higher material and labor expenses put damper on turnaround.

clock September 14, 2010Khanh T.L. Tran

The cozy Brooklyn shop.


J. McLaughlin Expands, Sale Speculation Grows

J. McLaughlin is a business on the move.

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Human Resources

Sherman Joins Echo Design Group

Jeffrey Sherman has become president of the Echo Design Group accessories and home products company.

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Fashion Scoops

Maripol’s Tale… William Rast on the West Coast… Tommy’s Friends for Life…

Maripol will be in familiar territory Friday signing copies of her autobiography at Marc Jacobs’ new book store, Bookmarc.

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Rachel Feinstein: Wrapped Up

Designer and Luxury

Tom Ford Disses Fashion World’s Cult of Immediacy

Tom Ford: Film director— check. Fashion designer — check. Entrepreneur — check. Is he also this decade’s Helmut Lang?

clock September 14, 2010Bridget Foley

Fashion Scoops

Back In a Flash at Tracy Reese

Over at Tracy Reese’s show, NBC’s Natalie Morales said she was attending her first show at Lincoln Center.

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Retail Sales See August Uptick

Retail apparel sales grew in August versus July. On a yearly basis, specialty store receipts rose while department stores struggled.

clock September 14, 2010Liza Casabona

An image from Richard Phibbs' “Chasing Beauty.”


Dream Catcher: Photographer Richard Phibbs Releases Book

Phibbs and Polo’s Alfredo Paredes collaborate on photography book.

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