China and U.S. Team For Counterfeit Sting

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In an unprecedented collaboration, authorities from the U.S. and China together shut down a major counterfeiting operation in the southern Guangdong province.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Lea Gottlieb

Human Resources

Gottex Founder Lea Gottlieb Dies at 94

Known as a workhorse who found design inspiration all over the world, Gottlieb was honored both in Israel and globally for her accomplishments.

clock November 18, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Disney bags by Dooney & Bourke.


Disney, Dooney & Bourke Launch Bags in Japan

The two companies are tapping into the young women’s accessories market with a lineup of tote bags, wallets, small shoulder bags, pouches and subway pass cases.

clock November 19, 2012Amanda Kaiser

Christopher Kane

Designer and Luxury

Versus in New Strategy, Parts With Christopher Kane

Milan-based firm plans to reposition its younger brand as a seasonless line with a strong digital element that will be overseen by Donatella Versace.

clock November 19, 2012Luisa Zargani and Samantha Conti

Scarlett Johansson in Rodarte and Gucci shoes.


‘Hitchcock’ Bows in New York

Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel took in a screening on Sunday.

clock November 19, 2012Lauren McCarthy

Jordi Constans

Human Resources

Jordi Constans Takes Helm of Louis Vuitton

The changeover was described as coming after a year of his “increasing involvement in the management” of the company.

clock November 19, 2012Miles Socha

The Snow Queen costume.

Fashion Features

Sugar With Spice in ‘Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker’

Thanks to designer Robert Perdziola, the Boston Ballet’s new $3 million version of the Christmas classic has brought a fresh delicacy and sophistication.

clock November 20, 2012Katherine Bowers


Online Shoppers Often Duped Into Buying Fakes: Report

A new MarkMonitor Shopping Report revealed that bargain hunting can lead to buying on dubious sites.

clock November 20, 2012Kristi Ellis

Lenzing's Modal Color.


Fiber Innovations Answer the Call

Textile makers are addressing consumer needs and environmental protocols.

clock November 19, 2012Arthur Friedman

Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Spring 2013

Business Features

Qatar Looks to Invest in Italy, Fashion

IQ Made in Italy, a new joint venture, will have total capital of 2 billion euros, or $2.5 billion at current exchange rates, to invest in Italian brands.

clock November 19, 2012Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra

Ready To Wear

Deal Puts Fred Segal Brand in Japan

The retailer’s new owners are also looking to open stores in unusual locations such as hotels and airports.

clock November 20, 2012Lisa Lockwood

David Geffen, circa 1972.


David Geffen: A Mogul’s Run

The highs and lows of his career are the focus of the two-hour documentary, “American Masters Inventing David Geffen,” which makes its debut tonight on PBS.

clock November 20, 2012Constance Droganes

Human Resources

Sequential Brands Group Names Yehuda Shmidman CEO

Executive will be working to build a platform of intellectual property assets involving lifestyle brands that have the potential to grow in other categories.

clock November 20, 2012Vicki M. Young

The interior of a Free People store.


Urban Outfitters Net Rises on Record Sales

Frank J. Conforti, chief financial officer, said the company in 2013 plans to open 49 new stores.

clock November 20, 2012Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

China and U.S. Team for Counterfeit Sting

In an unprecedented collaboration, authorities from both countries together shut down a major counterfeiting operation in the southern Guangdong province.

clock November 20, 2012Kristi Ellis and Casey Hall


Bumble and bumble’s Michael Gordon Stays Upbeat

The founder of the hair-care brand was briefly arrested on charges of tax evasion late last week.

clock November 20, 2012Jayme Cyk

Frank Bennack Jr.


Frank Bennack Jr. Sits for Interview at Paley Center

At the latest in a series of interviews with media moguls, the inevitable question of succession came up again.

clock November 20, 2012Erik Maza


David Zinczenko Exits Men’s Health

The magazine’s editor in chief is leaving after 12 years on the job, Rodale confirmed Monday.

clock November 20, 2012Erik Maza


Ron Offir Joins Michael Kors Holdings

As senior vice president of the the e-commerce division, he will be responsible for leading the company’s new global e-commerce business.

clock November 20, 2012Lisa Lockwood

Fashion Scoops

Hudson’s Bay Trims Expectations for IPO

The retailer now expects to raise 365 million Canadian dollars, or $364.5 million, according to a financial source.

clock November 20, 2012Evan Clark

Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani Writes Preface to Gianni Versace Biography

The reissue of “Gianni Versace. La Biografia,” the late designer’s biography by journalist Tony di Corcia, hits bookstores on Thursday.

clock November 20, 2012Alessandra Turra

Margarita Levieva and Jessica Joffe

Fashion Scoops

Juan Carlos Obando Fetes Jewelry Launch

Hollywood fashion types including Mandy Moore, Lydia Hearst and Jessica Joffe attended the dinner for the designer at Chateau Marmont on Thursday.

clock November 20, 2012Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Ivana Omazic Lands at Maison Martin Margiela

The former Celine designer has joined the label in a senior creative capacity, according to sources.

clock November 20, 2012Miles Socha

Fashion Scoops

CFDA, Details Magazine Tie Up for Fund-raiser

Ten designers, including Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, John Varvatos and Thom Browne, will create limited-edition pocket squares.

clock November 20, 2012David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Valentino Moving Men’s Fall 2013 Show to Paris

The fashion house will show the collection in the French capital on Jan. 16.

clock November 20, 2012Alessandra Turra


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