Power to the (Chic) People

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Overview

Gisele, a vision in a sexy beige-and-white cardigan, led the raucous finale: a dazzling “protest” along Chanel Boulevard of almost 90 models wearing Karl Lagerfeld’s flamboyant spring creations.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Media

Roberto Cavalli Taps Andrea Tremolada

The Florence-based brand has appointed a new communications director.

clock September 25, 2014Luisa Zargani

Zadig & Voltaire RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Zadig & Voltaire RTW Spring 2015

Cecilia Bönström offered looks inspired by four buzzwords: “architectural, pureness, freedom and rock,” for the Zadig & Voltaire spring show.

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Tsumori Chisato RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Tsumori Chisato RTW Spring 2015

Sufficient whimsy marked the designer’s spring collection, as it often does.

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Kolor RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Kolor RTW Spring 2015

Designer Junichi Abe gave his spring collection a sporty flavor, as he had with his most recent men’s line, shown in June.

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Hong Kong's economy, already weak, could easily be pushed into a recession if protests continue.

Retail

Protests Seen Impacting Hong Kong Golden Week

What should usually be one of the biggest shopping weeks of the year has been overshadowed by civil unrest.

clock September 30, 2014Samantha Conti and Ellen Sheng

The Colette window

Fashion Scoops

Apple Unveils Watch at Colette

Event during Paris Fashion Week signals links between technology and fashion.

clock September 30, 2014Miles Socha

Human Resources

Men’s Wearhouse Names Brand Presidents

Neal Black, the ceo of Jos. A. Bank before the acquisition, has left the company.

clock September 30, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Ebay.com

Media

EBay to Spin Off PayPal; New CEOs for Each Company

The firm’s current ceo John Donahoe and chief financial officer Bob Swan are expected to serve on the boards of both companies.

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Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Miranda Kerr, Dylan Penn, Poppy Delevingne and Ciara

Parties

Stuart Weitzman Fetes Short Film

Poppy Delevingne, Dylan Penn and Miranda Kerr came to the shoe advert’s screening in Paris on Monday.

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Financial

Teen Retailer Delia’s Seeks Buyer

The company has also left the door open to new debt or equity financing arrangements.

clock September 30, 2014Arnold J. Karr

Chanel RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel RTW Spring 2015

Karl Lagerfeld played to the street-fashion shtick in high style, with a diverse, often inventive, lineup.

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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac RTW Spring 2015

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac provided upbeat, sporty clothes that veered more Sixties retro-futuristic pop for the spring line.

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Zuhair Murad RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Zuhair Murad RTW Spring 2015

Murad tempered his body-baring showstoppers with innocence in his spring collection.

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Coperni RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Coperni RTW Spring 2015

Duo Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant delivered a coherent and utterly contemporary second collection for spring.

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Paule Ka RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Paule Ka RTW Spring 2015

For his final Paule Ka collection, founder and creative director Serge Cajfinger — who’s leaving to pursue personal projects — looked to the Sixties.

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Valentino RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Valentino RTW Spring 2015

Chiuri and Piccioli concentrated on the Italian leg of the Grand Tour, which typically included Rome, Venice, Naples, and possibly a beach excursion.

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Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Iris van Herpen RTW Spring 2015

Iris van Herpen showed outfits that spanned the boundaries between clothing, art installation and scientific experiment for her spring collection.

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Paul & Joe RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Paul & Joe RTW Spring 2015

Creative director Sophie Mechaly extensively riffed on the Seventies aesthetic, though she infused it with the insouciance of a charming Parisienne.

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Shiatzy Chen RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Shiatzy Chen RTW Spring 2015

For spring, Wang Chen Tsai-Hsia looked to marine life for inspiration, with sometimes not-so-subtle touches.

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Inside the Porsche Design flagship in New York.

Designer and Luxury

Porsche Design Opens New York Flagship

The brand has opened its largest store in the world at 501 Madison Avenue.

clock October 1, 2014Sharon Edelson

Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons

Parties

Miles Teller Takes Leading Role in ‘Whiplash’

The movie screened on Monday night in Manhattan.

clock September 30, 2014Kristen Tauer

Alexander McQueen RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexander McQueen RTW Spring 2015

Sarah Burton’s spring collection was based on her own treasured collection of antique kimonos and intricate fabric swatches.

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Fashion Scoops

Hedi Slimane Says ‘No’ to Black Opium

Saint Laurent’s creative director distances himself from the women’s scent put out by Yves Saint Laurent Beauté.

clock September 30, 2014Jennifer Weil

Joely Richardson

People

Catching Up With Joely Richardson

Thea actress, who proudly proclaims she will turn 50 this year, is starring in a new a one-woman show about the poet Emily Dickinson.

clock October 1, 2014Sharon Edelson

Michele Obama is flanked by Wayne Clough, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution  and Caroline Baumann, director of Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, at the National Design Awards luncheon.

Fashion Features

First Lady Honors Designers at White House

Michelle Obama hosted a luncheon for recipients of the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, which included Narciso Rodriguez.

clock October 1, 2014Kristi Ellis

Financial

M3 Invests in Life/after/denim

Ron Burkle and Ashton Kutcher also invested in the contemporary men’s wear and accessories brand.

clock October 1, 2014Vicki M. Young

A visual from Bottega Veneta's resort 2015 ad campaign.

Media

Ryan McGinley Lenses for Bottega Veneta

The American photographer shot the brand’s resort 2015 men’s and women’s advertising campaign.

clock October 1, 2014Alessandra Turra

Pharrell Williams sporting his collaboration with G-Star

Fashion Scoops

Colette to Spotlight Pharrell Williams

The retailer has brought together more than a dozen of his recent product designs and collaborations to offer in store.

clock October 1, 2014Alex Wynne

Fashion Scoops

Stella McCartney Designs Lingerie Range for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A special hot-pink range of her Gemma Relaxing lingerie range will support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

clock October 1, 2014Jessica Iredale

Essentialist

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Business

Now Is a Good Time to Launch a Fashion Business

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Social Studies

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