Panic at the Ports as Holiday Looms

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Overview

By industry estimates, a five-day port shutdown on the West Coast could cost the economy nearly $2 billion a day.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Fanny Ardant takes her bow

Fashion Scoops

Fanny Ardant Plays Fashion Designer in ‘Chic’

The French comedy is set for release on Jan. 7.

clock November 7, 2014Laure Guilbault

Designer and Luxury

Richemont Looks for 2015 Improvement

Compagnie Financière Richemont said profits fell 23.5 percent in the six months to Sept. 30, due to volatile trading conditions worldwide.

clock November 9, 2014Samantha Conti

Tom Doctoroff

Media

Tom Doctoroff Releases New Book, ‘Twitter Is Not a Strategy’

Despite the title, Twitter isn’t a major subject of the book, due for release on Tuesday.

clock November 7, 2014Casey Hall

Zoe Kravitz in Dior.

Parties

Art and Fashion Collide at Guggenheim International Gala

It was the second night of the very extravagant Guggenheim International Gala, which raises money for its foundation — $2.1 million this year.

clock November 7, 2014Erik Maza

Nicole Kidman in Louis Vuitton with Karl Lagerfeld.

Parties

Louis Vuitton Celebrates the Monogram at MoMA

Karl Lagerfeld was joined by Cindy Sherman, Christian Louboutin, Frank Gehry, and Marc Newson on Friday night.

clock November 8, 2014Taylor Harris

Stacey Cartwright

Retail

Stacey Cartwright Discusses Harvey Nichols Strategy

The store’s new chief executive officer is ready to write a new chapter.

clock November 9, 2014Samantha Conti

Serkan Cura fitting Lily Donaldson's Swarovski look at Victoria's Secret's Manhattan headquarters.

Intimates

Lily Donaldson Previews Victoria’s Secret Look

The 27-year-old British model will wear two different looks on the runway at 19th annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show on Dec. 2.

clock November 10, 2014Kristi Garced

Fashion Features

MAGIC to Debut Playground Show

At its February show in Las Vegas, the trade-show operator will unveil a new contemporary children’s wear area.

clock November 10, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Pitti Uomo to Feature ‘Born in the USA’

American-made brands will have their day in the sun at January’s show.

clock November 10, 2014Jean E. Palmieri and Alessandra Turra

A look from Boy Meets Girl.

Retail

Boy Meets Girl Hits Nordstrom.com

The young contemporary line went live on the site on Friday.

clock November 10, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Government and Trade

Panic at the Ports as Holiday Looms

By industry estimates, a five-day port shutdown on the West Coast could cost the economy nearly $2 billion a day.

clock November 10, 2014Kristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

The Gilt site for its members in China.

Retail

Gilt Turns Eye Toward Asia

The flash-sale site has major plans for overseas expansion.

clock November 10, 2014Vicki M. Young

Retail

China’s Singles’ Day Set to Break Records

The largest one-day e-tail event in the world has morphed into an all-encompassing discounting spree.

clock November 10, 2014Casey Hall and Vicki M. Young

Couture

What’s Next for Schiaparelli?

A spring-summer 2015 collection will be readied for clients, but the format for any presentation has yet to be decided.

clock November 10, 2014Luisa Zargani and Miles Socha

Financial

Lampert’s Latest Move a Real Estate Play

The Sears chief is looking to monetize assets by selling 200 to 300 company-owned Sears stores to a newly created real estate investment trust.

clock November 10, 2014Vicki M. Young

Blush’s polyamide and elastane lace and point d’esprit bustier and Only Hearts’ point d’esprit nylon tulle skirts; Dana Rebecca Designs earrings.

Fashion Trends

Eveningwear Trend: Belle Curves

Bustiers give evening looks a dramatic boost.

clock November 10, 2014Bobbi Queen

Media

’60 Minutes’ Camera Crew Tries to Crash Cosmopolitan Conference

The crew was trying to get to the greenroom to surprise interview Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy.

clock November 10, 2014Alexandra Steigrad

Aziz Ansari

Fashion Scoops

Band of Outsiders Turns 10

Barneys New York toasted the anniversary by hosting a dinner in Los Angeles’ hip Silverlake neighborhood.

clock November 10, 2014Marcy Medina

Fashion Scoops

Les Arts Décoratifs Finds Success With Dries Van Noten Exhibit

The exhibition detailing the inspirations behind the designer’s creations attracted 160,000 visitors in eight months.

clock November 10, 2014Laure Guilbault

Essentialist

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