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The dress code for men at The Costume Institute gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Monday night stipulated “white tie and decorations,” but Rihanna upped the ante with some white of her own.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A Ted Baker dress.

Fashion Scoops

Britain’s John Lewis Turns 150

Department store looks to the future at milestone.

clock May 2, 2014Lorelei Marfil

Jeff Streader

Human Resources

Billabong Taps New COO

The company has appointed American fashion veteran Jeff Streader as global chief operating officer.

clock May 4, 2014Evan Clark

Works at RSI Apparels Ltd receive their Alliance and factory payment.

Government and Trade

Alliance Pays Displaced Workers as Inspections Continue

As workers at RSI Apparels gathered for their payments after their factory was shut down, there was a scramble to check and countercheck identities last week.

clock May 5, 2014Mayu Saini

A Georgia May Jagger ad image for Thierry Mugler's Angel fragrance.

Marketing and Promotion

Georgia May Jagger to Front Mugler Scent

The model officially becomes the fragrance’s face in July.

clock May 5, 2014Julie Naughton

Government and Trade

Looking Beyond Five-Year Plan in Bangladesh

Questions remain about how sustainable the industry’s efforts will be when the present commitment ends.

clock May 5, 2014Kristi Ellis

Michelle Obama in Naeem Khan cutting the ribbon, flanked by Thomas Campbell, Anna Wintour and Emily Rafferty.

Fashion Features

Michelle Obama Cuts the Ribbon at Anna Wintour Costume Center

Timed in conjunction with the Costume Institute’s “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” exhibition, every fashion designer in town showed up for the unveiling.

clock May 5, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Sophia Amoruso


Sophia Amoruso Talks ‘#GirlBoss’

The founder and ceo of digital darling Nasty Gal is in New York for a packed schedule of appearances to promote her new book.

clock May 6, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Ruben and Isabel Toledo

Fashion Features

Otis College of Art and Design Hosts Senior Fashion Show

The Saturday show featured runway creations from 37 designers from the graduating class.

clock May 6, 2014Marcy Medina

A view of the Tiffany & Co. flagship on the Champs-Élysées.

Designer and Luxury

Tiffany & Co. Opens on Champs-Élysées

The jeweler has opened a flagship at number 62, marking its most important overseas opening this year.

clock May 6, 2014Joelle Diderich


Town & Country Hosting Philanthropy Summit

The upcoming event aims to bring the publication’s “T&C 50 Philanthropists” list to life.

clock May 6, 2014David Yi


Los Angeles Times Unveils Redesigned Web Site

The new site featuring a streamlined layout, fully responsive design and ad content to suit readers on any device.

clock May 6, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Belstaff Taps Gavin Haig as CEO

The executive, who is British, spent the past 20 years at Compagnie Financière Richemont.

clock May 6, 2014Samantha Conti

Laura Mulleavy Kirsten Dunst Kate Mulleavy

Fashion Scoops

Retailers Throw Designer Fetes Over the Weekend

A “Star Wars”-themed cocktail reception was thrown on Sunday night — the unofficial fan-appreciation day of the film and the night before the Met ball.

clock May 6, 2014Taylor Harris

Inside Other Criteria’s SoHo store.

Fashion Scoops

Damien Hirst Launches Other Criteria

The retail arm of the art and publishing venture opens today at 458 Broome Street store in New York’s SoHo.

clock May 6, 2014Jessica Iredale

Fashion Scoops

Prada Group’s Patrizio Bertelli Hits Back

The company’s has a bone to pick with Censis, the Italian center that carries out socioeconomic studies and research

clock May 6, 2014Luisa Zargani

Gregg Steinhafel

Human Resources

Tough Search Ahead, as Steinhafel Era Ends at Target

The retailer has the tough task of finding a new chairman, chief executive officer and president in the midst of its ongoing struggles.

clock May 6, 2014Sharon Edelson and Arnold J. Karr

Rihanna in Stella McCartney.

Fashion Features

The Met Gala’s Jamesian Society

Stars of every flavor hit the red carpet before heading in to see The Costume Institute’s “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” exhibition.

clock May 5, 2014Marc Karimzadeh and Taylor Harris and Kristi Garced

Inside the Junk Food Clothing store on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Los Angeles.


Junk Food Expands Into Retail

The brand has unveiled its first retail store that evokes the same playful and nostalgic spirit.

clock May 5, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran


Today's Must Read

Emerald Fennell, Regina King, and Chloé Zhao


Get to Know the Female Directors Making History at the Golden Globes

clock 7hKristen Tauer

Social Studies

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