Holiday Starts Strong But Caution Reigns

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Retailers rode a Thanksgiving high, then quickly lost some steam through the rest of the kickoff weekend of the key holiday shopping season. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Maison Michel hats

Designer and Luxury

Maison Michel Sets Pop-Up in Paris

The French milliner has opened a space on Rue Cambon near the Chanel flagship.

clock November 26, 2013Joelle Diderich

T-shirts by A La Mexique.

Fashion Scoops

High Fashion Meets Latino Humor

Gabriel Rivera-Barraza and Simon Guindi Cohen created a limited edition collection of T-shirts called “A La Mexique.”

clock November 26, 2013Bambina Wise

A look from Hunter Bell's spring collection.

Fashion Scoops

‘Fashion Star’ Winner Hunter Bell Grows Brand

The South Carolina-born founder and designer has grown her contemporary sportswear business at a fast clip since winning the NBC show last May.

clock November 26, 2013Lisa Lockwood

A look at the making of "Oblique," a scented candle in a hand-cast porcelain container by Dror and Joya.


Dror and Joya Unite for Special-Edition Candle

Dror Benshetrit has teamed with Brooklyn-based beauty brand and design collaborative Joya Studio to design Oblique, a porcelain candle with an unusual look.

clock November 26, 2013Belisa Silva

Christian Louboutin and Daphné Roulier


Berluti Fetes Paris Flagship

Karl Lagerfeld, Pio Marmaï and Christian Louboutin were among those dining on soufflés.

clock November 27, 2013Miles Socha

The scene at Claridge's


London Lights Up

Designers kick off Christmas festivities.

clock November 27, 2013Samantha Conti and Julia Neel

The giant trunk on Red Square

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Exhibit Canceled Over Public Outcry

Russian retail center GUM asked for the dismantling of Vuitton’s giant exhibition structure in response to a popular outcry.

clock November 27, 2013Joelle Diderich and Joy Neumeyer


Jay Z, Barneys Said Forming Advisory Council

Carter has met with the retailer and given his input on an internal advisory council that will be formed around the issue of racial profiling.

clock November 27, 2013Sharon Edelson

Peter Kaplan


Fairchild’s Peter W. Kaplan: An Editor’s Editor

The editorial director of Fairchild Fashion Media and one of the most influential editors of his generation, died yesterday.

clock December 1, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

Mireille Guiliano


Aging à la Française

Mireille Guiliano is now tackling aging with “French Women Don’t Get Facelifts: The Secrets of Style and Attitude.”

clock December 2, 2013Laure Guilbault

Joseph Janus

Ready To Wear

WeSC Bolstering U.S. Business

The Swedish streetwear brand has bought back its U.S. license from Oved Apparel Group, created an independent American subsidiary and named a new ceo.

clock December 2, 2013Jean E. Palmieri

Inside Haute Hippie’s store on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.


Haute Hippie Opens on Sunset Blvd.

The Sunset Plaza store turns up the dial on the elegant elements.

clock December 2, 2013Rachel Brown

Andre Leon Talley


Zappos Taps André Leon Talley

The Amazon-owned site has named Talley as artistic director of its high-end Zappos Couture business.

clock December 2, 2013David Lipke


Karl Lagerfeld Guest Edits Germany’s Welt am Sonntag

The issue has a luxury theme and Lagerfeld contributed a plethora of his inimitable illustrations.

clock December 2, 2013Miles Socha

Halston Heritage's store in Kuwait.

Ready To Wear

Halston Heritage Gets Aggressive

After opening its first freestanding store outside the U.S. this year, the brand is accelerating its global retail push.

clock December 2, 2013Rachel Brown

Bracelets from the Jillian Dempsey Jewelry line.


Jillian Dempsey Launching Fine Jewelry Line

The celebrity makeup artist is expanding her reach beyond beauty to fine jewelry.

clock December 2, 2013Marcy Medina

Human Resources

General Growth’s Matthew Bucksbaum Dies at 87

The former ceo and a cofounder of General Growth Properties Inc., died Sunday, Nov. 24. He was 87.

clock December 2, 2013William Cotto

Alexander Wang's redesigned web site.

Designer and Luxury

Alexander Wang Unveils Revamped Site

The designer’s online home at is getting a new look today — its first major overhaul since launching in July 2011.

clock December 2, 2013Rachel Strugatz

Fashion Scoops

Moncler Grenoble Launching Haute Montagne

The collection will be exclusively available starting from Dec. 6 at Moncler boutiques in luxury ski resorts across Europe and U.S.

clock December 2, 2013Alessandra Turra

Shoppers on Black Friday in New York.


Thanksgiving Sales Take Bite Out of Black Friday

Retailers rode a Thanksgiving high, then quickly lost some steam through the rest of the kickoff weekend of the key holiday shopping season.

clock December 2, 2013David Moin and Sharon Edelson and Jean E. Palmieri and Arnold J. Karr and Rachel Brown and Rachel Strugatz


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