Smaller Bloomingdale’s Sets Tone for Expansion

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On Oct. 10, the 34-unit department-store chain will open a three-level, 125,000-square-foot “reimagined” store in the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, Calif.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Wanda Nylon RTW Spring 2015

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Wanda Nylon RTW Spring 2015

Designer Peter Hornstein continued to evolve their collection from its rainwear origins.

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Neil Barrett RTW Spring 2015

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Neil Barrett RTW Spring 2015

“Classics and classicism” — the designer merged both for spring.

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Martin Grant RTW Spring 2015

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Martin Grant RTW Spring 2015

The designer doesn’t operate in seismic shifts, instead turning out variations on elegant wardrobe staples for society ladies.

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Miuniku RTW Spring 2015

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Miuniku RTW Spring 2015

The spring lineup from nascent Indian label Miuniku, now in its third season, was based on an upbeat swimming-pool theme.

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Zaid Affas RTW Spring 2015

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Zaid Affas RTW Spring 2015

The simplicity of Affas’ futuristic tailoring puts the focus on the beauty of the European and Japanese fabrics he uses.

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Maison Rabih Kayrouz RTW Spring 2015

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Maison Rabih Kayrouz RTW Spring 2015

The first riff of Coolio’s classic hit “Gangsta’s Paradise” set the right tone for Rabih Kayrouz’s spring runway.

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Masha Ma RTW Spring 2015

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Masha Ma RTW Spring 2015

Masha Ma’s dynamic, sporty-chic collection was inspired, she said, by “the remains of an urban garden, ravaged by city life.”

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Rahul Mishra RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Rahul Mishra RTW Spring 2015

Rahul Mishra showed a collection of delicately hand-embroidered outfits that played with translucent effects.

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Yde RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Yde RTW Spring 2015

Ole Yde filled the runway with looks that drew inspiration from the 18th century, the Sixties, the Seventies and Japanese culture.

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Peter Copping

Designer and Luxury

Nina Ricci Confirms Peter Copping Exit

English designer logged five years at the Paris-based house.

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Lena Dunham and Sophia Amoruso

Retail

Lena Dunham Teams Up With Sophia Amoruso, Nasty Gal

Dunham, whose first book “Not That Kind of Girl,” comes out on Tuesday, has tapped Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso as her stylist.

clock October 2, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Edward Lampert

Financial

Eddie Lampert to Unload Bulk of Sears Canada

The offering will enhance the liquidity position of Sears Holdings Corp.

clock October 2, 2014Vicki M. Young

Jemima Kirke in vintage.

Parties

New Yorkers for Children Fall Gala Starts Social Season

The event drew society scene regulars: Elettra Wiedemann, Jen Brill, Mel Ottenberg, Jennifer Creel, Julie Macklowe and Alexandra Lind Rose.

clock October 2, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Scoops

Mark Weber to Consult for LVMH

Caroline Brown is to take over as chief executive officer of Donna Karan International effective Jan. 15.

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Foreo's Luna facial cleansing devices.

Products

Foreo Takes Aim at U.S. Device Market

The company’s Luna facial cleansing devices are rolling out to 1,500 doors across the country within the next three months.

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The Ovando store in New York.

Fragrance

Ovando Blooms a New Candle Collection

The florist shop, event and production company, which opened in 2003, has its sights set on launching a fragrance at the end of next year.

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Legal

Supreme Court to Take Up Abercrombie Case

Muslim woman claimed she was denied a position because she wore a head scarf.

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Janelle Monáe in Cover Girl's Girls Can campaign.

Color Cosmetics

Cover Girl Growing Girls Can Initiative

Retailers nationwide will promote the program via specially marked Girls Can mascaras, with sales benefiting a number of charities.

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Denis Olivennes

Media

Media People: Q&A With Denis Olivennes, Lagardère Active

Olivennes is the chairman and ceo of French magazine publisher, whose flagship titles include Elle and Paris Match.

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Fashion Features

Industry Honors Gaby Aghion

More than a fashion entrepreneur, Chloé’s cofounder opened doors for women on their path to equality.

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A rendering of a Minelli shoe store slated to open in China.

Footwear

Vivarte Eyes Growth in Shoes for Asia

Group foresees the opening of nearly 200 stores for its shoe brands Minelli, André and Cosmoparis.

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The Y.E.S. Contemporary floor at the Palo Alto store.

Retail

Smaller Bloomingdale’s Sets Tone for Expansion

On Oct. 10, the department-store chain will open a three-level, 125,000-square-foot “reimagined” store in the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Dries Van Noten RTW Spring 2015

Designer and Luxury

Joyful, Wearable Clothes Score in Paris

Designers channeled the Age of Aquarius amid balmy weather that left retailers buoyant and ready to up their budgets for spring.

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Whoopi Goldberg and Aloe Blace

Media

Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Seinfeld Shine at CLIO Awards

Cipriani’s atmospheric space on Wall Street in New York played host to the event, which included a three-course dinner and a slew of speeches from ad execs.

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Fashion Scoops

Valextra Design Director Alvaro Gonzalez Exits

Designer plans to focus on his namesake collection of men’s and women’s accessories, which he launched last year, according to sources.

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Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Unveils Revamped Web Site

Balenciaga.com relaunched Wednesday after a year-long redesign, for which Wang collaborated with Fantasy Interactive.

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Fashion Scoops

Executive Changes at Wet Seal

The retailer’s chief financial officer Steven H. Benrubi will be resigning his position effective Dec. 1.

clock October 3, 2014Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

El Museo del Barrio Hosting Fashion Panel

Maria Cornejo, Francisco Costa and Narciso Rodriguez will chat about their influences, creative processes and inspirations at the Upper East Side museum.

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The Ralph Lauren Made-to-Order Polo program.

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