Kors’ Valuation Sets New Fashion Standard

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As Michael Kors and other shareholders prepare a secondary offering only three months after the firm’s IPO, the designer is having an influence far beyond either his designs or his sales volume.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Tina Brown


Lagerfeld Fires Back at Tina Brown

The designer calls Newsweek a “shitty little paper” after a recent article accused him of being overrated.

clock March 23, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Michael Kors at the NYSE.


Michael Kors’ Valuation Sets New Fashion Standard

The designer and other shareholders are preparing a secondary offering of 25 million shares that is expected to raise $1.18 billion.

clock March 25, 2012Evan Clark

The Carnival-inspired windows at Macy’s Flower Show.


Macy’s Brings a Taste of Brazil to NYC

The retailer’s annual flower show has been transported from the main floor of the Herald Square flagship to a 5,000-square-foot, climate-controlled tent.

clock March 23, 2012David Moin

De Beers Diamond Jewellers will launch its first app devoted to bridal jewelry next month.


De Beers Enters the App World

The company’s first app, is slated to launch in English for the U.K. and U.S. markets first, focuses on the bridal jewelry sector.

clock March 23, 2012Marc Karimzadeh

A snakeskin clutch by Brian Atwood.


Gilt Groupe Gives Brian Atwood a New Launch Pad

With the help of its “shop” platform, Web site will debut the designer’s first capsule collection of handbags on Wednesday.

clock March 23, 2012Alexandra Steigrad

Alejandro Ingelmo RTW Fall 2012

Accessory Trends

Fall 2012 Accessories: New York

A complete look at the season’s top collections — on and off the runways.

clock March 26, 2012Roxanne Robinson

Lydia Fenet in Donna Karan.


The Frick Collection Hosts Young Fellows Ball

The annual event drew a bit more youthful crowd than normal to the museum’s Upper East Side mansion on Thursday night.

clock March 23, 2012Matthew Lynch

A look at the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique.


Van Cleef & Arpels Plans China Exhibit

French jeweler will showcase 370 pieces of jewelry, watches and accessories to, in part, educate Chinese consumers about the brand’s legacy.

clock March 23, 2012Lara Farrar

The "Luminous Lace" light sculpture by designers Loop.pH.

Designer and Luxury

Not Your (Queen) Mother’s Palace: Kensington Palace Re-Opens

A two-year, 12 million pound, or $19 million, renovation has completely transformed the historic residence.

clock March 23, 2012Samantha Conti

Trendabl is a new photo-sharing fashion app, used by celebrities such as the Olsen twins and, pictured here, Harley Viera-Newton.


Trendabl: A New Style-Driven App for Celebs and Brands

The new iPhone app, which launches today, aims to create a social network similar to Instagram and Twitter that’s tailored specifically to fashion.

clock March 26, 2012Jessica Iredale

A look from Mother of Pearl.

Ready To Wear

Maia Norman Fashion Line Revs Up Profile for the U.S.

The U.K.-based California native is targeting the U.S. with a line inspired by Fred Tomaselli, the first American artist she has worked with.

clock March 23, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

A view of the Dior store in Taipei.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Makes a Big Statement With Taiwan Store

The brand on Friday opened its largest store in the world, a 19,410-square-foot manse in the towering Taipei 101 mall.

clock March 23, 2012Mengly Taing

Fashion brands in music.


Fashion to the Beat: Stylish Moments in Music

Madonna’s “I Don’t Give A,” from her album “MDNA,” which hit shelves today, is the latest entrant into a long history of fashion-related mentions in songs.

clock March 26, 2012Tara Bonet-Black

Lane Crawford will offer the choker from Lanvin’s spring/ summer 2012 runway show in Paris.


Lane Crawford Rolls Out Runway Exclusives

The Hong Kong-based department store will debut a collection of over 120 limited looks from the spring/summer 2012 runways on March 27.

clock March 26, 2012Alexandra Steigrad


Variety Back on the Block

Reed Business Information’s parent company Reed Elsevier first attempted to unload the Hollywood trade publication four years ago.

clock March 26, 2012Amy Wicks

Hiroshi Sugimoto with one of his Hermès scarves.

Fashion Scoops

Hermès Taps Hiroshi Sugimoto

The Japanese photographer will create limited edition silk scarves inspired by his “Colors of Shadow” project.

clock March 26, 2012Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Jaqui Lividini Joins FIT Board of Trustees

She will serve a term that will not end until June 30, 2017.

clock March 26, 2012Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

‘The September Issue’ Director Casting New Feature

Director R.J. Cutler is ramping up production on the film adaptation of “Fabulous Nobodies,” the 1986 novel by former Vogue Australia editor Lee Tulloch.

clock March 26, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Polyvore Expands Into Beauty Segment

Users can now search beyond the realm of fashion on the online community with the launch of a search function specifically for beauty products.

clock March 26, 2012Kristi Garced

Rachel Comey RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Scoops

Rachel Comey Launching E-commerce

The site will feature her collection of women’s and men’s clothing, shoes and accessories.

clock March 26, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Japanese Brand Growze Lands in L.A.

The store’s trendy clothes marry a tough girl aesthetic with feminine touches at prices that rival, if not best, H&M, Zara and Topshop.

clock March 26, 2012Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

B.U.M. Ties Up With ‘Dancing With the Stars’

The brand is participating in the celebrity gift lounge of the reality show’s 14th season.

clock March 26, 2012Vicki M. Young

Harvey Nichols goes comical.

Fashion Scoops

Harvey Nichols Collaborates With Artist Neil Kerber

Cartoon model Polly Bean will model creations by designers including Isabel Marant, Victoria Beckham and Meadham Kirchhoff for the store’s fall 2012 look book.

clock March 26, 2012Nina Jones


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