The New Vuitton

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Overview

Nicolas Ghesquière made his much-anticipated debut at Louis Vuitton with a collection that, in keeping with the designer’s reputation, was modern, precise and pragmatic.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Alessandra Rich RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Alessandra Rich RTW Fall 2014

The lineup of lean, asymmetric dresses paneled in flirty lace and silk were pretty and a little improper.

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Kolor RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Kolor RTW Fall 2014

Junichi Abe worked with jumbo horizontal stripes in shades of camel-and-gray or navy-and-gray.

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Ellery RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Ellery RTW Fall 2014

For Kym Ellery’s second presentation in Paris, the Australian designer showed a well-tailored, wide-ranging collection.

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Yves Salomon RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Yves Salomon RTW Fall 2014

For his first ready-to-wear collection, the French furrier worked a chic contemporary vibe, complementing the house’s furs with skirts, tops and dresses.

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Financial

Fast Retailing Makes Strong Debut in Hong Kong

The retailer’s secondary shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange gained more than 5 percent in their first day of trade.

clock March 5, 2014Amanda Kaiser and Kate Whitehead

Karl Lagerfeld RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Karl Lagerfeld RTW Fall 2014

For fall, the collection was done with a sly wink and an eye for what sells.

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Louis Vuitton RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton RTW Fall 2014

Nicolas Ghesquière established a template of beautiful, real-world clothes that many women will want to wear.

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Revlon ColorStay

Financial

Revlon Slides Into Loss in Q4

The beauty firm reported its year-end results against a backdrop of changes, including the acquisition of The Colomer Group and the exit from China.

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Miu Miu RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Miu Miu RTW Fall 2014

The collection was on message with a fashion mood at large, but delivered with Prada’s own special slant.

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Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Moncler Gamme Rouge RTW Fall 2014

Designer Giambattista Valli went straight for the pre- and après-Soul Cycle set with a sporty, city-minded collection.

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Adèle Exarchopoulos, Lupita Nyong'o and Léa Seydoux

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Miu Miu

Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o and a host of actresses attended the show.

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Hermès RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Hermès RTW Fall 2014

Christophe Lemaire ended the season on a sophisticated note, with a lineup executed in the ultraluxurious vein the house is known for.

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Government and Trade

EU Offers Aid Package to Ukraine

Deal includes duty-free exports of apparel and textiles.

clock March 5, 2014Kristi Ellis

Performance golf shirt and pants by Perry Ellis International.

Retail

Jack Nicklaus Apparel to Launch at J.C. Penney

Apparel sales alone are expected to eventually become a $1 billion business.

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Human Resources

Target CIO Beth Jacob Resigns Post

In the wake of a data breach that potentially impacted more than 100 million people, the retailer is revamping its information security practices.

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Financial

Yoox Posts 2013 Profit Gain

A solid performance in all its main markets lifted the group’s net profit last year.

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Bergdorf's window for Prada marries fashion and art.

Designer and Luxury

Prada at Bergdorf Goodman: A Work in Synergy

Beyond the current Prada windows at the luxury retailer, there’s a backstory about a unique partnership.

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Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger to Buy Raleigh Hotel in South Beach

The purchase is the first step toward launching Hilfiger Hospitality — a hospitality experience centered on fashion, art, music and entertainment.

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The John Varvatos store on Madison Avenue.

Designer and Luxury

John Varvatos Adds Stores in U.S. and Overseas

A new 4,200-square-foot flagship on Madison Avenue marks the beginning of a retail push, as well as other projects, including a record label.

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Ralph Lauren

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren to Receive James Smithson Bicentennial Medal

The ceremony, which will include political dignitaries and constituents from the Smithsonian Institution, will take place in Washington, D.C., in June.

clock March 6, 2014Lisa Lockwood

A piece from Ballantyne.

Designer and Luxury

Ballantyne Preps for Next Chapter

Like the proverbial phoenix, the storied cashmere brand is rising from its ashes.

clock March 6, 2014Luisa Zargani

The “Ultimate Men’s Health Guy” advertisement that will run in Men’s Health’s April issue.

Media

Men’s Health Launching Contest for November Cover Model

Dubbed the Ultimate Men’s Health Guy, the average Joe-turned-cover model will be unearthed from a nationwide contest that begins Tuesday.

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A look from the Will Leather Goods line.

Textiles

Will Leather Opening N.Y. Store

The 2,000-square-foot SoHo location is the Oregon-based leather accessories brand’s third freestanding store.

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Essentialist

Today's Must Read

The Crown

Eye

Prince Philip's Many Faces in 'The Crown'

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Social Studies

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