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Having spent her entire 14-year fashion career at the elbow of Lee Alexander McQueen, is it any wonder Sarah Burton could finish the man’s sentences?SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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TRESemmE 24 Hour Body Collection

Body Care

Unilever to Acquire Alberto-Culver

Unilever takes a bigger slice of the U.S. personal care market with the $3.7B cash acquisition of Alberto-Culver.

clock September 27, 2010Samantha Conti and Andrea Nagel and Arnold J. Karr

St. Tropez items.


PZ Cussons Acquires St. Tropez

Tanning brand St. Tropez purchased for $98.9 million.

clock September 27, 2010Nina Jones


Wal-Mart Weighing $4.2B Massmart Buy

Acquisition would give Wal-Mart 288 doors in sub-Saharan Africa.

clock September 27, 2010Evan Clark

Tom Hanks with Rita Wilson in Alberta Ferretti.


LACMA’s Venetian Affair

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were among guests at the black tie ball feting the opening of Los Angeles Country Museum of Art’s new Resnick Exhibition Pavilion.

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Rachel Zoe in LNA.


Prism Gallery’s Hot House Opening

The hipster art crowd turned out for the Prism gallery’s exhibit “Misericordia” Friday night.

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Robert Polet and Burt Tansky

Fashion Scoops

A Fond Farewell to Burt Tansky

Laudomia Pucci and Wanda Ferragamo joined a battalion of European fashion executives for a cocktail in honor of the retiring Neiman Marcus ceo.

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Mischa Barton


Diane von Furstenberg: The Toast of Milan

Franca Sozzani hosted a party in von Furstenberg’s honor, and curated a visual homage to the designer at Elkann’s Italia Independent headquarters in Milan.

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Stefano Gabbana, Naomi Campbell and Domenico Dolce

Fashion Scoops

Naomi Campbell’s Supermodel Moment

The model autographed limited-edition Dolce & Gabbana tops featuring her image as she commemorates a quarter of a century of modeling.

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Laetitia Casta and Natalia Vodianova backstage at Roberto Cavalli

Fashion Scoops

Roberto Cavalli’s Show Stopper

Roberto Cavalli pulled out all the stops for his 40th anniversary show, tapping models Natalia Vodianova and Laetitia Casta to open and close.

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Fashion Scoops

Fendi Looks Backward for Fendi ‘O Club Night

Word has it the Roman house has tapped Eighties super group Duran Duran for a party Oct. 3 during Paris Fashion Week.

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Fashion Scoops

Prada Shuts Down Runway Rumors

The label firmly denied speculation Monday that it would alter or nix the spring/summer collection it paraded in Milan last week.

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Fashion Features

June 7, 1942: Anklets Aweigh

WWD reported on how ankle socks were the barometer of scholastic ability.

clock September 28, 2010Venessa Lau

Patty Fox

Designer and Luxury

Patty Fox, Oscars’ Fashion Coordinator, Dies at 62

She began her fashion career in the Seventies as a model with the John Robert Powers agency.

clock September 28, 2010Marcy Medina

Screen captures from Donna Karan International’s new Web site, including the “Women Who Inspire” page

Designer and Luxury

Donna Karan Relaunches Site

Donna Karan International’s new e-commerce site, which goes live today, is as close to a personal appearance by the designer as possible.

clock September 28, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

President Obama

Government and Trade

Obama Takes Complex Trade Stance

The Obama administration balances a goal of doubling exports in five years to $3.14 trillion and moving forward with free trade initiatives.

clock September 28, 2010Kristi Ellis

Rep. John Spratt

Government and Trade

Textile Champion Spratt in Tough Election Battle

Textile Caucus co-chair John Spratt targeted by GOP.

clock September 28, 2010Joyce Barrett

Sarah Burton

Designer and Luxury

Sarah Burton, the Woman Behind McQueen

Sarah Burton gives her first interview since being named creative director of the London fashion house Alexander McQueen.

clock September 28, 2010Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

Marciano’s Designing Daughter

Ella Marciano, the 16-year-old daughter of Guess CEO Paul Marciano, has designed a T-shirt to benefit battered women.

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Battle of the Weeklies… Gilt Switch… Changes at Condé Nast Traveler…

It’s no secret that The New Yorker’s Ben McGrath has been working on a story about Nick Denton for some time. But will it go to print?

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NYC Bedbug Problems Grow

Both Macy’s Herald Square flagship and Bloomingdale’s 59th Street flagship have reported bedbug sightings.

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Versus RTW Spring 2011

Fashion Trends

Trend Flash: The Clash

Designers have gone over the rainbow for spring.

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Today's Must Read

Every Man Jack


Every Man Jack Sells Stake to Carlyle

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Social Studies

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