M&A Activity Soars In Jewelry, Fashion

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Jewelry and designer ready-to-wear are entering the spotlight for dealmakers, who expect a stronger, more varied flow of transactions this year as Europe’s main luxury players hunt for new growth avenues.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Vera Wang

Fashion Features

The CFDA Awards: The Honorees

A look at those honored for the CFDA Awards for 2013.

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Alexander Wang

Fashion Features

The CFDA Awards: The Nominees

See the list of this year’s nominees including Thom Browne, Pamela Love and Michael Bastian.

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The exterior of an Abercrombie & Fitch.


Abercrombie & Fitch Cuts Forecast as Q1 Sales Fall

The company blamed the sharp drop in sales on a “shortage” of inventory.

clock May 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Fendi Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Fendi Resort 2014

Opposites found balance at resort, where Karl Lagerfeld used the Roman fashion house’s craftsmanship to rework iconic sportswear and contemporary staples.

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Missoni Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Missoni Resort 2014

The mood was chic and cool, with clothes that included a girly striped cotton-knit minidress with accordion edges.

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Bags by Coach.

Government and Trade

Seeking Duty-Free Status for Travel Goods

Manufacturers are endorsing new legislation that could potentially provide fresh sourcing opportunities.

clock May 27, 2013Kristi Ellis

Gucci Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci Resort 2014

Frida Giannini channeled a young, colorful Rio de Janeiro.

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Liberty Fairs to Open Retail Store

The trade show is opening a retail location in Los Angeles to showcase a rotating roster of its brands directly to consumers.

clock May 28, 2013David Lipke

Tory Burch Resort 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Tory Burch Resort 2014

The designer put her boyish leanings aside for something more classically feminine.

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James Franco and Marc Glimcher


James Turrell Shines at LACMA, Kayne Griffin Corcoran

The 75-year-old artist enjoyed a Los Angeles moment this week.

clock May 24, 2013Marcy Medina

Mergers and Acquisitions

Loro Piana Buys 60% of Vicuna Firm Sanin

Acquisition is part of the group’s efforts to invest in the research and development of the finest yarns and fabrics.

clock May 28, 2013Luisa Zargani

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 1984


René Burri’s Color Sense

The noted photographer, who is 80, has dug into his archives for his new book, “Impossible Reminiscences.”

clock May 28, 2013Lorna Koski

Business Features

China E-tail Growth Exposes Distribution Issues

The industry may be growing so fast that third-party logistics providers and delivery services in China are struggling to keep up with demand.

clock May 28, 2013Lara Farrar

TowerBrook Capital took a majority stake in denim and lifestyle brand Kaporal.


M&A Activity Soars in Jewelry, Fashion

Dealmakers expect a stronger, more varied flow of transactions this year as Europe’s main luxury players hunt for new growth avenues.

clock May 28, 2013Miles Socha and Samantha Conti


Market Approves of A.G. Lafley’s Return to Procter & Gamble

It’s not certain how long his tenure will be, as part of the executive’s mandate is to “facilitate an ongoing succession process.”

clock May 28, 2013Evan Clark

Louise J. Esterhazy

Fashion Features

The Countess Says: Overstuffed? We Are!

We’re so stuffed with clothes, with food, with technology — with stuff — that we’re like a pumped-up helium balloon about to burst.

clock May 28, 2013Louise J. Esterhazy

Government and Trade

U.S. Delegation Puts Pressure on Bangladesh

The tension was palpable as U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman led a delegation for the second U.S.-Bangladesh dialogue.

clock May 28, 2013Mayu Saini and Kristi Ellis

The new Jack Rogers shop in East Hampton.


Jack Rogers’ Lifestyle Approach

In the past two months, the brand has opened its second and third stores, in Phipps Plaza in Atlanta and in East Hampton, N.Y.

clock May 28, 2013David Moin

June/July Harper's Bazaar


Fashion Magazines See Bump in Ad Pages in First Half

With less than two months to go before the September issues close, the pressure is on to enter the last stretch of the year on a strong note with advertisers.

clock May 28, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Presenters Revealed for 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards

The names of the presenters at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3 are starting to trickle in.

clock May 28, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Scoops

Fondazione Prada Hosting Lunch to Celebrate Latest Exhibition

“When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013” will open Saturday during the Venice Biennale.

clock May 28, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Mariella Burani Fashion Group Fined $6.7M Euros

The group, its former managers and its Antichi Pellettieri unit are accused of manipulating the stock market through misinformation and illegal actions.

clock May 28, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Bally Launching Everest Capsule Collection

Line marks the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay’s Mount Everest climb, when the latter was wearing a yellow pair of Bally boots.

clock May 28, 2013Alessandra Turra

Fashion Scoops

Vince Camuto Celebrates London Debut

The designer now 60 stores worldwide, and the label will be expanding into Australia later this year.

clock May 28, 2013Lorelei Marfil

Fashion Scoops

Zegna Group Tumblr Bows

The Tumblr will offer a glimpse into Stefano Pilati’s world and way of thinking, among other topics.

clock May 28, 2013Luisa Zargani


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