Galliano Faces 2nd Suit, Designer Fights Back

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Overview

John Galliano’s battle to fend off allegations he uttered anti-Semitic and racial slurs grew tougher after a second complaint was filed with Paris police.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Jamie Tisch in L'Wren Scott with Heather Mnuchin in Oscar de la Renta.

Parties

Museum of the City of New York Fills the House at The Plaza

Guests stood shoulder to well-clothed shoulder.

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Kelly Rowland.

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Roberto Cavalli

At the Roberto Cavalli show, Kelly Rowland sent paparazzi — and the designer himself—into a frenzy.

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Jill Granoff

Business Features

Jill Granoff Resigns as CEO at Kenneth Cole

Paul Blum is returning to the company as vice chairman.

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Chloé RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Chloé Live Streams Shanghai Fashion Show

The houses plans to launch its own e-commerce site over the next 18 months.

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John Galliano arrives at police headquarters in Paris' third arrondissement.

Designer and Luxury

Galliano Hit With Second Complaint Alleging Anti-Semitic Slurs

Unidentified woman reports altercation to Paris police.

clock February 28, 2011Katya Foreman

Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli

Parties

Vanity Fair Pulls in the Post-Oscar Power Crowd

Winners, losers and the in-betweens fortunate enough to score an invite made their way to the Sunset Tower in West Hollywood.

clock February 28, 2011Marcy Medina

Financial

Warnaco Profits Beat Forecast

2011 outlook misses Wall Street’s mark.

clock February 28, 2011Evan Clark

Business Features

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Formed

Group creating index to measure environmental and social impact.

clock March 1, 2011Evan Clark

Preppy patterns and bright hues from Reda.

Textiles

Vendors Voice Price Concerns at Milano Unica

Fabric blends and export growth key in 2011.

clock March 1, 2011Kerry Olsen

Kirsten Dunst

Human Resources

Kirsten Dunst Grows Up

The actress talks fashion, “On the Road,” and traveling through Germany with her family.

clock March 1, 2011Kerry Olsen

Dunst in the ad campaign.

Fragrance

Bulgari Thinking Global With New Scent

The brand is ramping up its fragrance portfolio with Mon Jasmin Noir, set to hit shelves in April.

clock March 1, 2011Kerry Olsen

Fashion Scoops

All About Tina at Armani… Manolo Blahnik Heads to Broadway…

After her under-the-radar appearance last week at Emporio Armani, Tina Turner attended the designer’s signature show on Monday.

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Peter Arnold, Laura Martin, Bill Powers and Cynthia Rowley, in front of Exhibition A pieces.

Fashion Features

Cynthia Rowley, Venture Capitalist?

The designer’s most unconventional brand extension yet is Pretty Penny, a program that offers support and seed money to budding entrepreneurs.

clock March 1, 2011Venessa Lau

Media

Memo Pad: Designers Hit the Oscars… Another YSL Manifesto…

Several designers got more than mere name-dropping when celebrities were asked the requisite who-are-you-wearing red-carpet question at the Oscars.

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Retail

Daffy’s Taps Caryn Lerner

For the first time in its 50-year history the privately owned off-price chain has a non-family member at the helm.

clock March 1, 2011David Moin

Jo Malone

Fragrance

Jo Malone Returns to What She Loves

Malone will launch a new fragrance brand called Jo Loves.

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Technology

Traub in Tech Investment

Marvin Traub Associates is gaining a bigger foothold in technology.

clock March 1, 2011David Moin

Mergers and Acquisitions

Daslu Sold for $39M

Laep Investments, a Brazilian private equity fund, has bought the luxury fashion emporium.

clock March 1, 2011Michael Kepp

Alexander Wang relaunches his website.

Media

Alexander Wang Gets Techie

When the designer celebrated the opening of his store, he also made a big debut on Twitter.

clock March 1, 2011Venessa Lau

Eyewear

Luxottica Forecasts Strong 2011

The group enters its 50th year coming off strong growth in all markets in 2010 and a 34.6 percent gain in net profits.

clock March 1, 2011Luisa Zargani

Designer and Luxury

GF Capital Invests in Oscar de la Renta

As part of its plan to ramp up a variety of categories the brand quietly sold a stake in the company last summer.

clock March 1, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

A look from Y-3’s spring collection.

Retail

Y-3 Links with Yoox

The sporty-chic collaboration between Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas is about to go global with a redesign.

clock March 1, 2011Cate T. Corcoran

Financial

Reliance Brands Inks Deal with Steven Madden Ltd.

Firm eyes investment opportunities, gears up for brand of its own.

clock March 1, 2011Vicki M. Young

Dsquared2 RTW Fall 2011

Fashion Features

Arrivederci Italia!

The Milan shows closed with furs, shine and no question as to who wears the pants.

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