A Megadeal for Malls: Simon Chases Macerich

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  Simon says it wants Macerich for $22.4 billion — but Macerich says not so fast. “They are a long, long way from a deal,” said one developer, who requested anonymity. “Nothing is going to happen unless the Macerich board believes it’s a compelling situation and there’s nothing com- pelling with what’s being offered now.”   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Tysons Corner Center in Virginia.

Mens Fashion

Simon Property Group Makes Bid for Macerich

Seeking to solidify its position as the nation's largest mall owner and operator, Simon has made a bid to acquire The Macerich Company for $91 per share in cash and Simon shares.

clock March 9, 2015David Moin

Givenchy RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Givenchy RTW Fall 2015

At Givenchy, Riccardo Tisci sent out a brash, beautiful melding of chola style with Victoriana.

clock March 8, 2015Bridget Foley

Fall 2015 RTW

Fashion Show Reviews

Saint Laurent RTW Fall 2015

Slimane has orchestrated the explosion of what is essentially a red-hot-high-ticket-item business around an image of familiar-looking disaffected youth.

clock March 9, 2015Bridget Foley

Stella McCartney RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Stella McCartney RTW Fall 2015

For fall, Stella McCartney entered the season’s discussion about pragmatic sensuality, especially as it applies to day clothes.

clock March 9, 2015Bridget Foley

Sonia Rykiel RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Sonia Rykiel RTW Fall 2015

As with spring, the fall show took place in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres store, which was transformed into a darling literary cafe pop-up.

clock March 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Hermès RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Hermès RTW Fall 2015

The overall look was minimal, with tradition guiding everything to a tasteful place on the luxury spectrum.

clock March 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Giambattista Valli RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Giambattista Valli RTW Fall 2015

The most striking thing on Giambattista Valli’s fall runway was the plethora of pants.

clock March 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Sacaï RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Sacai RTW Fall 2015

Chitose Abe has proven she’s not hemmed in by her signature hybrid silhouettes.

clock March 9, 2015Jessica Iredale

Karl Lagerfeld RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Karl Lagerfeld RTW Fall 2015

So the big news is that Choupette is in love.

clock March 9, 2015Miles Socha

Véronique Branquinho RTW Fall 2015

Fashion Show Reviews

Véronique Branquinho RTW Fall 2015

This was a fine, back-to-the-roots effort for the Belgian designer.

clock March 9, 2015Miles Socha

Inspired by Austrian architect Josef Hoffmann, for his Fall collection Bruno Frisoni overlapped  rectangle shapes on a series of shoes, bags and jewelry.

Footwear

Roger Vivier Fall 2015

For fall, Bruno Frisoni made a play on the buckle following a visit to a Vienna museum.

clock March 9, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Linda Greer, Laurent Claquin, Adam Mott, Scott Hahn and Angela Lindvall.

Textiles

Clean By Design Takes on Chinese Textiles

The National Resources Defense Council's program is causing an evolution in textile manufacturing.

clock March 9, 2015Arthur Friedman

The dining room.

Lifestyle

Asia de Cuba Reopens

The revamped restaurant opens tomorrow on Lafayette Street and aims to refocus attention on the food rather than next-table-rubbernecking.

clock March 9, 2015Ally Betker

eye, cinderella

Parties

Lily James, Richard Madden Attend ‘Cinderella’ Screening in NY

At a Sunday night screening of the new film adaptation of “Cinderella,” Lily James, the actress playing the title role, was gushing and gushing about her leading man, Richard Madden.

clock March 9, 2015Kristen Tauer

Grace Meigher, Hilary Geary Ross, Michael Kors, Jamee Gregory and Carol Mack.

Parties

Michael Kors Fetes Spring in Palm Beach

Muffy Miller, Lourdes Fanjul, and Victoria D’Agostino, plus Jamee Gregory, Jo Carole Lauder and Sydie Lansing, were among the 80 guests.

clock March 6, 2015Rebecca Kleinman

Jessica Chastain and Salma Hayek

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Saint Laurent

Jessica Chastain, Salma Hayek and Lou Doillon attended the show.

clock March 9, 2015Joelle Diderich

Roxane Mesquida

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Giambattista Valli

Jane D. Hartley and Rebecca Carcelle were among attendees at the show.

clock March 9, 2015Miles Socha

Human Resources

Tania Foster-Brown to Join Selfridges in London

The executive is to head up marketing and communications.

clock March 9, 2015Samantha Conti

Media

Jamie Bill Named Executive Director of Condé Nast Global Development

He will be based in London, with the job of generating new business across borders, platforms and categories, and coming up with creative opportunities and bespoke solutions.

clock March 9, 2015Samantha Conti

Media

Marina Rinaldi Taps Amy Arbus for Fall Campaign

The images, showing real-people models and plus-size women cast from the street, are to eventually go on display in New York after earlier being on show during Milan Fashion Week.

clock March 9, 2015Miles Socha

Vince Camuto

Human Resources

Louise Camuto, Alex DelCielo Promoted at Camuto Group

Alex DelCielo, formerly president and chief operating officer, will become ceo of Camuto Group. Louise Camuto, the founder’s widow has been elevated to chief creative officer.

clock March 10, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Bally RTW Spring 2015

Fashion Scoops

Bally Looks to Zagliani for Leather

Bally aims to tap into the leather crafting skills of sister firm Zagliani, taking over the latter’s renowned Milan atelier to boost its own production of high-end bags and accessories.

clock March 10, 2015Samantha Conti

Vanessa Seward

Designer and Luxury

Vanessa Seward’s ‘Pedestrian’ Take

The line is built on basics — much like the ones she designed as a capsule for APC for the past three years.

clock March 10, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Workers at a factory in Ashulia.

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Factories Get Funds for New Safety Standards

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety said it has reached a breakthrough in providing affordable financing to hundreds of its garment factories.

clock March 10, 2015Kristi Ellis

Looks from Apple Watch.

Mens Fashion

Fashion Retailers Get Behind Apple Watch

The company unveiled details of the long-awaited — and much-hyped — smartwatch, its first new product since the release of the iPad five years ago and its first true fashion item

clock March 9, 2015Kari Hamanaka and Miles Socha

The Kooples boutique in the Meatpacking district

Mens Fashion

The Kooples Shifts Up a Gear in North America

The French contemporary brand is slated to open its fifth American boutique on SoHo’s Mercer Street on March 22.

clock March 10, 2015Alex Wynne

Urban Outfitters in New York City.

Financial

Urban Outfitters Q4 Sales Rise 12%

Urban Outfitters Inc.'s fourth-quarter net income declined 9 percent to $80 million from $88 million in the 2014 quarter, and 18 percent to $232 million for the year ending Jan. 15.

clock March 10, 2015Sharon Edelson

Jazmin Kim

Fashion Scoops

Citizens of Humanity Expands Denim

Citizens of Humanity has acquired a made-in-Japan men’s line called Fabric-Brand and renewed its focus on niche women’s label Goldsign.

clock March 10, 2015Khanh T.L. Tran

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