Monday Still Cyber Day, But Growth Pace Slows

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Cyber Monday might break sales records this year — but the shopping holiday lost some of its momentum amid the influx of promotions that started last week.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

L Capital Asia Taking Control of Seafolly

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s private equity arm is investing in the Aussie beach lifestyle.

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Fendi Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Fendi Pre-Fall 2015

Karl Lagerfeld reworked some of the house’s most recognizable elements for a pretty collection that looked fresh and modern.

clock December 1, 2014Alessandra Turra

Missoni Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Missoni Pre-Fall 2015

Creative director Angela Missoni interrupted the rigorous geometries of the brand’s signature multicolor graphics to introduce more arty motifs.

clock December 1, 2014Alessandra Turra

The Kingdom linen factory in Jiangsu Province.

Government and Trade

Amid Shifts, China Still Leads Supply Chain

China still leads the sourcing pack — but mass-market and fast-fashion players are being forced to look elsewhere.

clock December 1, 2014Lara Farrar

Financial

Moody’s Cuts Outlook After Amazon Debt Offer

The web giant revealed plans to borrow an indeterminate amount of money to keep pushing its business forward.

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Media

Newspaper Guild Files New Charges Against Time Inc.; Newsroom Cuts to Hit NYT

It’s looking like a bleak Christmas for journalists at The New York Times and Time Inc.

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Erdem and Michelle Dockery

Fashion Features

Erdem Scoops Top Prize at British Fashion Awards

J.W. Anderson and Simone Rocha were among winners in London, while John Galliano presented Anna Wintour her Outstanding Achievement Award.

clock December 1, 2014Samantha Conti

Juanita Duggan

Government and Trade

AAFA Names Award Honorees, Sets Fresh Agenda

The first pillar of AAFA’s re-branding initiative will be the makeover of the Image Awards set for April 27 in New York.

clock December 1, 2014Kristi Ellis

Kimora Lee Simmons

Fashion Scoops

Kimora Lee Simmons Makes Her Comeback

Simmons is launching a new brand KLS Kimora Lee Simmons, a designer women’s collection that will launch with pre-fall next week in New York.

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Government and Trade

DOL Cites Bangladesh, Cambodia for Child Labor

The department has added garments from Bangladesh and textiles from Cambodia to its new “List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor.”

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Designer and Luxury

Francesco Muzzi Said Succeeding Paul Surridge at Z Zegna

It is understood Muzzi’s first designs will bow for spring 2016.

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Karl Lagerfeld

Parties

Chanel Hosts Salzburg ‘Reincarnation’ Screening

Mugs of mulled wine awaited guests arriving at a dinner Karl Lagerfeld hosted Monday on the eve of Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg show in Austria.

clock December 1, 2014Miles Socha

A view of the new Fendi boutique on Madison Avenue.

Designer and Luxury

Pietro Beccari’s Fendi Vision Takes Form on Madison Ave.

The new, Peter Marino-designed flagship quietly opened its doors on Saturday afternoon.

clock December 2, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2015

The designer’s pre-fall lineup takes on a less thrown-together, more sophisticated style.

clock December 2, 2014Miles Socha

An armchair covered in foam with a table in white lacquered wood.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton’s Modular Turn

Pierre Paulin’s furnishings are the subject of a satellite exhibition scheduled to open today during the Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach fairs.

clock December 2, 2014Miles Socha and Rebecca Kleinman

Peter Marino’s bronze boxes.

Designer and Luxury

Peter Marino’s Miami Moment

The opening of “One Way: Peter Marino” at the Bass Museum of Art coincides with Art Basel Miami Beach.

clock December 2, 2014Sharon Edelson

Financial

Retail Execs Question NRF’s Black Friday Data

Just what the industry needed — another controversy in an already unusual and challenging season.

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Mobile is becoming increasingly important to online sales.

Retail

Cyber Monday Still Growing, but Losing Steam

Cyber Monday might break sales records this year — but the shopping holiday lost some of its momentum amid the influx of promotions that started last week.

clock December 2, 2014Rachel Strugatz

Media

Michael Kors Tops Bing Searches for Fashion Designer

Louis Vuitton made a huge leap to number two this year, having taken 10th place a year ago.

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The jury of the H&M Design Award.

Fashion Scoops

Lily Allen Joins H&M Design Award Jury

Students from 37 fashion schools worldwide submitted their entries for the fourth edition of the prize, to be revealed in January.

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Karlina Caune

Fashion Scoops

Elizabeth Arden Names Karlina Caune Brand Ambassador

The signing of the 20-year-old model could be a strategic move to attract a younger consumer.

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A look from Faircloth & Supply.

Fashion Scoops

Phoebe Dahl Pushes Further Into Fashion

The third collection from her socially conscious clothing company Faircloth & Supply takes her streetwear-inspired looks a step further.

clock December 2, 2014Marcy Medina

A look from Shaffer.

Fashion Scoops

Former Neiman Marcus Exec Erin Shaffer Launches Handbag Line

The line, called Shaffer, is meant to epitomize the “best five handbags that won’t go out of style,” according to the founder and designer.

clock December 2, 2014Marcy Medina

Outside the Chrome Hearts store in Miami.

Designer and Luxury

Chrome Hearts Gets Creative With New Miami Store

The retail space in Miami’s Design District devotes nearly every inch of its 5,000 square feet to art and art-inspired fashion.

clock December 2, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Outside the Chrome Hearts store in Miami.

Designer and Luxury

Chrome Hearts Gets Creative With New Miami Store

The retail space in Miami’s Design District devotes nearly every inch of its 5,000 square feet to art and art-inspired fashion.

clock December 2, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

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