Developers, Retailers Focus on Quality Sites

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Cautious over the economy’s stutter-step improvement, developers and retailers are tiptoeing into expansion mode, eager to avoid recent mistakes of too much square footage and growth.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Louis Vuitton Resort 2012

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton Resort 2012

Sofia Coppola, a longtime friend of Marc Jacobs, worked closely with the house’s Julie de Libran in designing the collection.

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Luis Sans with his wife, Sandra Domínguez.

Retail

Santa Eulalia Merges Heritage, Modernity

Spain’s venerable retailer retains a sense of its past with a rejuvenated design.

clock June 9, 2011Barbara Barker

K-Way

Designer and Luxury

Ones to Watch at Pitti Immagine Uomo

These five brands are among highlights at Europe’s largest men’s trade fair in Florence.

clock June 9, 2011Alessandra Turra

Kiton’s linen blazer, Faconnable’s cotton shirt and Tween’s cotton denim jeans. Closed belt; Church’s tie; Tateossian tie bar.

Fashion Features

Mens Wear Trend: Summer Youth

Exhibitors at the upcoming Pitti Immagine Uomo are showcasing lifestyle-focused collections with a younger appeal.

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A look from Orlebar Brown.

Retail

Orlebar Brown to Open First Store

The British swimwear brand’s shop will be in a trendy retail area in the Notting Hill neighborhood of London.

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Michael Bastian

Designer and Luxury

Michael Bastian, Robert Geller Aim to Build on CFDA Wins

The designers discuss their strategies for growth.

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The Dusseldorf store will be the model for all future retail units.

Ready To Wear

Victorinox to Expand Its Reach

The brand known worldwide for the Swiss Army knife has signed British designer Christopher Raeburn to create a capsule collection for fall.

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John Pomerantz in 2005.

Retail

New Era for Leslie Fay Label

John Pomerantz, former chairman and ceo, has purchased the venerable dress company from Retail Ventures Licensing Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

clock June 9, 2011Lisa Lockwood

Retail

Gap Bringing Global Approach to U.S.

Retailer’s ceo Glenn Murphy laid out key strategies for resurrecting the brand, which included making the U.S. stores look more like those abroad.

clock June 9, 2011David Moin

Demonstrators outside Macy’s Herald Square.

Retail

Union Rallies at Macy’s Herald Square

Members of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union braved a sweltering day to stage a demonstration outside retailer’s flagship.

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Financial

Target’s Gregg Steinhafel Grilled at Annual Meeting

Company’s ceo found himself fielding question after question about the political donation to Minnesota Forward.

clock June 9, 2011Sharon Edelson

The scene at the ICSC convention.

Real Estate

Real Estate Firms Focus on Quality Sites

Cautious over the economy’s stutter-step improvement, developers and retailers are tiptoeing into expansion mode.

clock June 9, 2011Rachel Brown

People

Man of the Week: Anthony Weiner

The latest bureaucrat in a string of incredibly entertaining sex-scarred male politicians dressed with discipline and restraint.

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Carmelo Anthony

Hair

Carmelo Anthony Preens for Ultra Sheen

The New York Knicks star forward is the new face of Ultra Sheen Men hair care products.

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Anthony Weiner

People

Ranking Anthony Weiner’s Political Sex Scandal

In the grand scheme of these sorts of things, where does the the TwitPic disaster land?

clock June 9, 2011Jessica Iredale

Media

Bettencourt Family Affair Redux?

The children of L’Oréal’s largest individual shareholder, Liliane Bettencourt, have reportedly requested their mother receive a measure of judicial protection.

clock June 9, 2011Jennifer Weil

Looks from Façonnable’s spring collection.

Designer and Luxury

Pitti Immagine Uomo Vendors Look to New Areas to Spur Growth

Despite rising costs of materials and the falling dollar, brands remain upbeat.

clock June 9, 2011Katya Foreman and Sofia Celeste

Haider Ackermann and Alina Cho at Saks.

Fashion Scoops

Saks Toasts Haider Ackermann… Michelle Obama Wears Naeem Khan…

On Tuesday, CNN reporter Alina Cho hosted a cocktail reception for Haider Ackermann at Saks Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

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Designer and Luxury

Emanuel Ungaro Taps Jeffry Aronsson as CEO

The struggling French fashion house has named a new chief executive as part of a plan to turn itself around.

clock June 9, 2011Miles Socha

Human Resources

Club Monaco Names New Men’s Design Chief

Aaron Levine comes to the brand from Jack Spade where he was head designer.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

A folkloric figure, part of Charles Jeffrey Loverboy's new installation at Dover Street Market in London.

Fashion

Charles Jeffrey Brings Hope, and More, to Dover Street Market

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Social Studies

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