Mark Lee Seen as Man to Bring New Era to Barneys

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Diane Kruger in Chanel and Jean Charles de Castelbajac

Parties

Stars Gather For Sidaction AIDS Gala

The benefit capped off Paris couture week.

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Human Resources

Wal-Mart U.S. Names Chief Merchant

Duncan Mac Naughton succeeds John Fleming.

clock January 31, 2011Sharon Edelson

Financial

Joan Munnelly to Join Charming Shoppes

She is returning to retailing as senior vice president of merchandising at the Catherines division.

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Mark Lee

Human Resources

Mark Lee Seen as Man to Bring New Era to Barneys

In only four months, retailer’s ceo has already made sweeping changes in senior fashion ranks and overhauled its creative leadership.

clock January 31, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Courntey Booth and Emily Israel in Elie Tahari

Lifestyle

Antique Chic

Sequin shifts, Louboutin heels, thumping hip-hop music and disco-inspired lighting was the scene Thursday night at New York’s Park Avenue Armory.

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Charles Nolan

Designer and Luxury

Charles Nolan, American Designer, Dies at 53

The cause of death was liver cancer, according to his partner Andrew Tobias.

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Blush’s playful teddy.

Activewear

Innerwear: Breaking Away From Basics

Executives said the growing appetite for fashion is encouraging retailers to slowly embrace new ideas.

clock January 31, 2011Karyn Monget

Elie Tahari and Emmy Rossum

Handbags

Elie Tahari Launches Emmy Rossum Handbag

A portion of all proceeds of the “Emmy” bucket bag will go to the charity Safe Horizon.

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Marina B earrings.

Jewelry

Windsor Jewelers Acquires Marina B

The fine jewelry collection conceived by Marina Bulgari in the Eighties will relaunch later this year.

clock January 31, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Stella & Dot founder Jessica Herrin

Jewelry

Stella & Dot Finds the Sweet Spot

The direct-selling jewelry company is reinventing the “Avon lady” stereotype with the help of new talent and new technology.

clock January 31, 2011Lauren Benet Stephenson

An image from the new American Apparel ad campaign.

Financial

American Apparel Financial Deadline Looms

Company faces EBITDA test today, could trigger loan default.

clock January 31, 2011Evan Clark

Scarves by Sophie Digard

Accessory Trends

Fresh Items Key at Premiere Classe

Retailers who made the rounds at the trade show in Paris were on the lookout for unique accessories.

clock January 31, 2011Jennifer Weil

Juicy Couture’s spring ad campaign.

Media

Memo Pad: Lapham Roasts Celeb Culture… Juicy Couture’s Billboard Debut…

Rather than celebrate our celebrity-crazy culture, Lewis Lapham gave it a royal roast recently.

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Designer and Luxury

DVF Award Honorees Named

Event will honor Kakenya Ntaiya of Kenya and Sohini Chakraborty Saleem of India, two women in the Vital Voices Global Network.

clock January 31, 2011Marc Karimzadeh

Steve Madden

Designer and Luxury

Steve Madden Plots Betsey Johnson’s Growth

Objectives include making shoes 25 percent of the designer’s total business within the next 12 months.

clock January 31, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Gianfranco Ferré’s White Knight?… Vera Wang, Zale Close to Deal…

There is another white knight on the horizon that may guarantee a future for the Gianfranco Ferré label.

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The new Lanvin store in Beverly Hills.

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Opens on Rodeo Drive

The retail rollout builds on the brand’s momentum under the creative stewardship of Alber Elbaz.

clock January 31, 2011Rachel Brown

Christian Dior Spring Couture 2011

Couture

Couture 2011 Trend: Diamond Life

Designers were living large at couture, but not all of them piled on the carat weight.

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Retail

Gene Pressman on Barneys

Insights from the co-author of “Chasing Cool: Standing Out in Today’s Cluttered Marketplace.”

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An octopus ring from Roberto Coin.

Jewelry

Jewelry Fair Promising for Industry

Vicenzaoro First 2011 produced some positive signs for the sector.

clock January 31, 2011Courtney Smith

Essentialist

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Stephane Rolland Couture Fall 2020

Fashion

Stéphane Rolland to Launch Ready-to-Wear Fashion Line

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Social Studies

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