In Major Retail Shift, Stores Begin to Shrink

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Ryan Kwanten, Ward Simmons, Colton Haynes and Henrik Lundqvist

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Hugo

Ryan Kwanten, star of HBO’s vampire hit “True Blood,” brought his mom along as his date to the show in Berlin.

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Betty Ford in 1976

Human Resources

Betty Ford, Former First Lady and Feminist, 93

A staunch advocate for women’s rights and equal rights, Ford spoke publicly in favor of abortion and federally-funded daycare.

clock July 9, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

A style from the Westward by Emily and Meritt for Kate Spade New York collection.

Fashion Scoops

Kate Spade Taps Current/Elliott Founders… Issa’s New Owner…

Kate Spade has tapped stylists Emily Current and Meritt Elliott — also founders of cult denim label Current/Elliott — to design a capsule handbag collection.

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Smaller stores are easier to situate in urban areas than the standard big boxes.

Business Features

In Major Retail Shift, Stores Begin to Shrink

After years of supersizing, retailers are reshaping stores to keep up with an evolving consumer.

clock July 11, 2011Evan Clark


Loquita: A Label With a Message

Sara Rotman’s label, which launched with silk and cashmere scarves last year, is expanding for holiday with a range of duffels and totes.

clock July 11, 2011Jessica Iredale

A visual from Tom Ford’s fall campaign.


Memo Pad: Tom Ford’s New Girl… The Price for Casey Anthony…

Victoria’s Secret angel Candice Swanepoel vamps in the new fall ad campaign for Tom Ford women’s wear, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

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China’s Commerce Minister Chen Deming meets with ministers of the World Trade Organization.

Government and Trade

World Trade Organization Ruling: More Noise Than Results?

Innerwear executives believe Beijing will appeal the ruling, which could delay any amendments to duties and quotas for years.

clock July 11, 2011Karyn Monget

Prince William


Real Hollywood Royalty: Will and Kate Visit L.A.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge capped their North American visit with a stopover in Southern California this weekend.

clock July 10, 2011Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Victoria and David Beckham Welcome Daughter

Word of the birth of a 7-pound, 10-ounce baby girl went out from their publicist via Twitter on Sunday morning.

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Cornelia Guest and her new animal-friendly handbag collection.


Cornelia Guest Launches Vegan Handbag Line

The socialite is building a lifestyle brand based on her animal-friendly beliefs.

clock July 11, 2011Rachel Strugatz

Givenchy Fall Couture 2011


Couture Fall 2011 Trend: Wedding Channel

Chalk it up to all the high-profile weddings of late. This couture season was full of gorgeously revamped bridal whites.

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Parent of Chadwicks Forced Into Bankruptcy by Creditors

The filing came as the firm was preparing to sell its assets and wind down its business.

clock July 11, 2011Vicki M. Young

Balenciaga’s fall campaign.

Designer and Luxury

Balenciaga Beefs Up Web Site

The French fashion house’s new site, slated to go live this week, is equipped for e-commerce in the U.S., France and the U.K.

clock July 11, 2011Miles Socha

A Frederick’s of Hollywood style expected to be a top-selling item in Abu Dhabi.


Frederick’s of Hollywood to Open in Abu Dhabi

The flagship is part of an exclusive multiyear licensing agreement with Safeer Establishment to open 10 or more stores in the Gulf Region by 2014.

clock July 11, 2011Karyn Monget


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Black Creatives Who Want Fashion to Know What Juneteenth Really Means

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