Record Cyber Monday Might Be the Last One

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Overview

Cyber Monday set another record this year — but Black Friday's online business is nipping at its heels.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A floral installation from the Calvin Klein Collection and Lauren Messelian collaboration.

Fashion Scoops

Lauren Messelian Opens Floral Shop at Calvin Klein Collection Flagship

The temporary shop inside the brand’s Madison Avenue location marks the first time Messelian’s creations will be available to the public.

clock December 1, 2014Lisa Lockwood

Financial

Vince Shares Fall; Q3 Beats Wall Street’s Estimates

Gross margins and comps weren’t as high as some analysts were expecting.

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Media

French Documentary Says Gabrielle Chanel Was Nazi Spy

The program broadcast on French state television said Chanel operated under the code name “Westminster.”

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Tomas Maier Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Tomas Maier Pre-Fall 2015

The collection a strong lineup of clothes that can seamlessly transition from day to dressy.

clock December 2, 2014Marc Karimzadeh

A visual from the Denim X Alexander Wang campaign shot by Steven Klein.

Denim

Alexander Wang Does Denim

The women’s denim line — three cuts in three washes each — launches today and will go on sale Dec. 8 in Wang’s New York store and on his U.S. Web site.

clock December 3, 2014Jessica Iredale

Luis Estévez with jewelry designer Robert Doell in 1963, showing his accessories collection for the House of Rodel.

Fashion Features

Designer Luis Estevez Dies at Age 85

Estevez dressed First Lady Betty Ford when Gerald Ford was in office; Princess Grace of Monaco, Natalie Wood and Zsa Zsa Gabor also wore his clothes.

clock December 2, 2014Lorna Koski

Tamara Mellon Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Tamara Mellon Pre-Fall 2015

The Wild West interpreted in a sleek, modern way pretty much sums up the designer’s lineup.

clock December 2, 2014Mayte Allende

Jake Gyllenhaal with Julianne Moore in Givenchy.

Parties

Hollywood Heads East for Gotham Independent Film Awards

The awards show rivaled its West Coast counterparts with a crowd of bonafide movie stars: Meryl Streep, Tilda Swinton, Ethan Hawke and Steve Carell among them.

clock December 2, 2014Lauren McCarthy

Garrett Hedlund, Jack O'Connell, Angelina Jolie, Takamasa Ishihara and Finn Wittrock.

Fashion Scoops

Angelina Jolie Attends Lunch for ‘Unbroken’

On Tuesday, Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Pictures, along with the Peggy Siegal Company, hosted a lunch in honor of the film.

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Lela Rose Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Lela Rose Pre-Fall 2015

The collection struck a balance between dressy-with-a-twist and all-out glamour.

clock December 2, 2014Bobbi Queen

Victoria's Secret 2014

Fashion Features

Victoria’s Secret Takes on London

The brand staged its biggest show ever at Earl’s Court.

clock December 2, 2014Samantha Conti and Julia Neel

David Beckham

Fashion Scoops

David Beckham Rumored to Soon Reveal Men’s Wear Deal

Beckham has been in ongoing talks with Global Brands about a men’s wear line.

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Jessica Chastin in "A Most Violent Year."

Fashion Features

Giorgio Armani Dresses Jessica Chastain in ‘A Most Violent Year’

Set in New York in 1981, the title refers to the statistics that point to that year as the most violent one in the city’s history.

clock December 3, 2014Alessandra Turra

Manolo and Kristina Blahnik

Fashion Scoops

Manolo Blahnik Book Project in the Works

The designer is planning to balance work and play over the holidays, as he puts the final touches on a book that will be published by Rizzoli next year.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Doneger Group Acquires Huepoint

Acquisition of the New York-based color-forecasting firm bolsters group’s portfolio of merchandising, sourcing, business planning and trend services.

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About 70 percent of traffic to walmart.com between Thursday and Monday came from a mobile device.

Retail

Black Friday Online Volume Gains on Cyber Monday

Although Cyber Monday set another record this year, it’s likely that the day will be dethroned by Black Friday online sales next year.

clock December 3, 2014Rachel Strugatz

The new Furla campaign was shot by Mario Testino.

Marketing and Promotion

Furla Seeking to Update Its Image

Eraldo Poletto, chief executive officer of the Bologna-based accessories company, calls 2015 “the year of Furla 3.0.”

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Sketch of Olympia Le-Tan’s first boutique

Designer and Luxury

Olympia Le-Tan Opening First Store in Paris

Aficionados of the French designer’s sassy, tongue-in-cheek universe are about to experience it up close.

clock December 3, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Chanel Pre-Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel’s Austrian Jaunt

Karl Lagerfeld's Metiers d'art collection interprets romance of Salzburg.

clock December 2, 2014Miles Socha

Kate Bosworth

Footwear

Kate Bosworth Unveils Shoe Line With Matisse

The actress is aiming to make her footwear debut at retailers such as Nordstrom, American Rag Cie, Madison and Revolveclothing.com in late March.

clock December 3, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Kate Bosworth

Footwear

Kate Bosworth Unveils Shoe Line With Matisse

The actress is aiming to make her footwear debut at retailers such as Nordstrom, American Rag Cie, Madison and Revolveclothing.com in late March.

clock December 3, 2014Khanh T.L. Tran

Essentialist

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Prince Philip's Many Faces in 'The Crown'

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