Galliano to Face Accuser Over Racist Allegations

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The Paris prosecutor’s office has ordered a meeting between John Galliano and Géraldine Bloch, the woman at whom the designer is alleged to have hurled anti-Semitic insults during a drunken altercation.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Laura Mulleavy and Kate Mulleavy

Parties

Rodarte Gets the Gallery Treatment at MOCA

If life in L.A. is like high school, and the Oscars its homecoming festivities, Kate and Laura Mulleavy would be the presidents of the art club this year.

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Handbags

Cynthia O’Connor to Close After 19 Years

The multi-line showroom represented key accessories brands.

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Financial

J.C. Penney’s Profit Climbs, Forecast Disappoints

Retailer institutes $900M share buyback.

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Tom Ford

Parties

Tom Ford Ropes ‘Em in on Rodeo

Tom Ford welcomed guests to his new Rodeo Drive boutique on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

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Tina Turner.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Emporio Armani

Tina Turner remains “Simply the Best.” Just ask the fashion crowd, who burst into applause when the singer walked into the Emporio Armani show.

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Duran Duran.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Versace

Duran Duran members Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor took in the Versace show on Friday.

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John Galliano

Designer and Luxury

Police Order John Galliano to Face His Accuser

Prosecutor’s office has organized a Monday meeting in wake of the altercation.

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Designs by Michael Roberts for Onetshirt.

Fashion Scoops

Roberts Launches Another T-shirt Line

Michael Roberts celebrated the launch of his second collection for Onetshirt at Milanese boutique 10 Corso Como.

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Angela and Ottavio Missoni.

Fashion Scoops

Ottavio Missoni Takes a Bow

The knitwear guru, known as Tai, came out for a rousing victory lap with his designing daughter Angela.

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Taryn Manning

People

Prism Gallery Show Draws Hollywood, Arts Crowd

Guests including Rachel Zoe and Russell Simmons attended the opening of Clare Rojas’ exhibition, “Inside Bleak,” on Saturday night.

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Emma Stone in Chanel

People

Chanel and Charles Finch Offer Shelter to the Stars

Stars including Drew Barrymore, Mick Jagger and Hugh Dancy turned out for the annual dinner at Madeo.

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Gus Van Sant and James Franco

People

James Franco Adds to His Art World Resume

The actor and director Gus Van Sant celebrated the opening of their show “Unfinished” at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills.

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Handbags from Overture by Judith Leiber.

Handbags

Judith Leiber’s Overture Into Lower Prices

With new line the designer is extending its reach beyond Ladies Who Lunch to encompass girls who party.

clock February 28, 2011Lauren Benet Stephenson

Retro satin teddy by Flora Nikrooz.

Activewear

Fashionable Merchandise Drives Demand at CurveNY

The mood was hopeful at the New York trade show.

clock February 28, 2011Karyn Monget

Chrome Hearts sunglasses.

Financial

Chrome Hearts Acquires Eyewear Licensee

Optical Shop International shifts offices to New York as deal sets to close today.

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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Workers

Media

Memo Pad: Commemorating a Catastrophe… NYT Poaches Ian Adelman…

March 25 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York’s deadliest workplace disaster until 9/11.

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Fashion Scoops

Thierry Mugler’s Latest Project… Kate Moss for Longchamp…

While Nicholas Formichetti is busy reviving the Thierry Mugler fashion line, the brand’s namesake founder has a new project in the works.

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Natalie Portman in Rodarte

People

Over the Rainbow on the Oscar Red Carpet

There were more colorful gowns than ever on the red carpet this year but plenty of actresses also stuck to tried-and-true shades of silver, white and gold.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.

Eye

Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

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Social Studies

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