Jil Sander Exit Spurs Questions Over Brand

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Jil Sander is making another exit. The revelation Thursday that the designer is stepping down from her brand for the third time left behind a trail of question marks. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Choupette capsule collection

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Sets Choupette Range

Capsule collection includes cat-shaped leather goods and other accessories.

clock October 24, 2013Miles Socha


Wal-Mart to Ramp Up China Expansion

The retailer on Thursday said it will open 110 new stores, even as growth in the country slows.

clock October 24, 2013Alexandra Steigrad


Revlon Reports Profit in Q3

The company moved back to the black in the period with net income of $9.5 million.

clock October 24, 2013Molly Prior


Kering Sales Dip 1.5% in Q3

French group said it would continue to push leather lines instead of canvas for its core Gucci brand, which saw sales fall 5.4 percent in the period.

clock October 24, 2013Miles Socha

John Galliano


Galliano, Dior Case Inches Forward

John Galliano is only marginally closer to resolving the labor case pitting him against his former employers, Christian Dior Couture and John Galliano SA.

clock October 24, 2013Joelle Diderich


J.C. Penney Shares Down on Investor Concerns

The decline followed a report from credit ratings agency Fitch Solutions that said the retailer’s five-year credit default swap spreads had widened.

clock October 24, 2013Vicki M. Young

Calvin McDonald

Human Resources

Calvin McDonald Named CEO of Sephora Americas

He succeeds David Suliteanu, who has left to become ceo of Kendo Brands.

clock October 24, 2013Pete Born

Riley Keough in Louis Vuitton and Fleur du Mal.


Whitney’s Annual Gala Toasts Ed Ruscha

Art-party-types — Bob Colacello, Vito Schnabel, Salman Rushdie, Lisa Perry, Jeff and Justine Koons, Chuck Close — turned out on Wednesday night.

clock October 24, 2013Taylor Harris



Beautystat Relaunches With E-commerce

The site’s goal is to become the “Google of beauty” through a host of new features.

clock October 24, 2013Belisa Silva

Government and Trade

Loblaw, Primark Commit to Bangladesh Victims’ Compensation

Call on others to step up to help the injured and the families of those that perished.

clock October 24, 2013Kristi Ellis and Mayu Saini

David and Victoria Beckham with Lena Dunham in Reed Krakoff.


CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Goes West

The Council of Fashion Designers of America made its annual West Coast sojourn for a fashion show and afternoon tea to fete its Fashion Fund finalists.

clock October 24, 2013Marcy Medina


PCPC Denies Backing Out of FDA Talks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Personal Care Products Council are in talks regarding cosmetics regulations.

clock October 24, 2013Julie Naughton

Ricky Lauren and Oscar de la Renta


NCAAD Gala Honors HL Group’s Hamilton South

The powerful turnout included Ralph and Ricky Lauren, Annette and Oscar de la Renta, Ellen Barkin, Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and more.

clock October 24, 2013Marc Karimzadeh

Oliver Platt and Zoe Kazan, both in Prada.


Prada Journal Hosts Reading Party in New York

Jonathan Ames, Zoe Kazan, Jay McInerney and more literary luminaries turned out to the brand’s SoHo flagship-turned-theater on Wednesday night.

clock October 24, 2013Kristi Garced

Sheri McCoy

Beauty Features

Avon Takes a Local Viewpoint

Sheri McCoy aims to shift the company’s product and marketing efforts from one universal approach to more localized initiatives that share a common theme.

clock October 25, 2013Molly Prior


Barneys’ Mark Lee to Address Profiling Accusations

The retailer’s ceo has agreed to meet with representatives from the National Action Network to discuss claims of racial profiling by two shoppers.

clock October 25, 2013Lisa Lockwood

The cover for “Scandal: A Manual.”


George Rush and Joanna Molloy Publish ‘Scandal’

The columnists have written a memoir of sorts about their many years as the Nick and Nora of the gossip trade.

clock October 25, 2013Erik Maza

Fashion Scoops

Rebecca Minkoff Fined by OSHA

The handbag maker is being charged for not meeting workplace safety standards at its 33 West 17th Street corporate office and showroom in New York.

clock October 25, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Giorgio Armani

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani’s New York State of Mind

Some 700 friends, family, loyal Armani clients, editors and high-caliber celebrities attended the designer’s “One Night Only” event at the SuperPier.

clock October 25, 2013Marc Karimzadeh and Erik Maza

Jil Sander

Designer and Luxury

Jil Sander Exit Raises Questions for Brand

Her last collection was for spring 2014 and the fall 2014 line will be designed by the brand’s in-house team that had been assembled by the designer.

clock October 24, 2013Luisa Zargani and Melissa Drier and Joelle Diderich


Today's Must Read

From left: Carla Zampatti's children Bianca Spender, Alexander Schuman and Allegra Spender, reading a eulogy at their mother's funeral.


Australian Designer Carla Zampatti's State Funeral Held in Sydney

clock 17hPatty Huntington

Social Studies

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