NYFW’s New Homes: Uptown and Down

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Overview

  IMG has confirmed that New York Fashion Week will move to two spaces in September: Skylight at Moynihan Station at 360 West 33rd Street and Skylight Clarkson Sq at 550 Washington Street. The shows had been held at Lincoln Center for the past five years.   SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Calvin Klein White Label RTW Fall 2015

Sportswear

Calvin Klein White Label Fall 2015

“I’m calling myself a sensualist rather than a minimalist.” That was global creative director Kevin Carrigan’s analysis of his fall lineup for Calvin Klein White Label — and he wasn’t kidding.

clock April 10, 2015Rosemary Feitelberg and Jean E. Palmieri

Project Cobalt

Ready To Wear

Pepsi’s Project Cobalt Launches First Line

Project Cobalt, a new culture platform from Pepsi, will unveil its first clothing collection this week.

clock April 13, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Business Features

Fashion Revolution Day Set for April 24

Fashion Revolution Day is set for April 24, marking the two-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh.

clock April 13, 2015Vicki M. Young

Paula Schneider

Financial

Paula Schneider’s Shifting American Apparel

Paula Schneider has been making big changes at American Apparel, pushing the brand to evolve, changing personnel, cutting back on inventory and stockkeeping units and laying off and furloughing some workers in the process.

clock April 13, 2015Evan Clark

Government and Trade

U.S. Requests Dispute Panel in WTO China Case

U.S. charges China unfairly subsidizes its industry.

clock April 10, 2015Kristi Ellis

A Carrefour hypermarket.

Financial

Carrefour Q1 Sales Gain 6.2%

The French retailer cited strong growth in Latin America, and recovering sales in Europe.

clock April 10, 2015Paulina Szmydke

Backstage at Ermenegildo Zegna Men's RTW Fall 2012

Retail

Ermenegildo Zegna Profit Falls

Last year, the privately owned Italian clothing and textile firm saw its net profit drop 39 percent to 71 million euros.

clock April 10, 2015Luisa Zargani

Media

Giorgio Armani’s Love Letter to Milan in Condé Nast Traveler

A spring collectors’ edition of Condé Nast Traveler, published in Italian and English in a nod to the upcoming universal Expo, focuses on Milan’s hot spots It also features a valentine to the city penned by Giorgio Armani.

clock April 13, 2015Cynthia Martens

Fashion Scoops

Asaf Ganot Designs to Be Featured on ABC’s ‘Revenge’

New York men’s wear designer Asaf Ganot’s fall designs will get screen time on the April 19 episode of ABC’s soapy hit “Revenge.”

clock April 13, 2015Marcy Medina

Media

Andy Hilfiger Joins Design + Industry

Andy Hilfiger is bringing his well-connected lifestyle to a new gig. He has joined Design + Industry, an executive search firm, as partner and executive relations ambassador.

clock April 9, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Emilio Pucci, Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten

Fashion Trends

Fall 2015 Accessories Trend: Vintage Velvet

With nods to an array of fashion eras, accessories designers embraced velvet for fall.

clock April 13, 2015Roxanne Robinson

Human Resources

Carlo Capasa to Helm Italy’s Chamber of Fashion

The executive succeeds Mario Boselli in the role.

clock April 10, 2015Luisa Zargani

Moynihan

Fashion Features

NYFW’s New Homes: Midtown and SoHo

IMG has confirmed that New York Fashion Week will move to two spaces in September: Skylight at Moynihan Station Midtown and Skylight Clarkson Sq in SoHo.

clock April 13, 2015Lisa Lockwood

modaoperandi.com

Retail

Moda Operandi Updates Its Look

Moda Operandi’s getting a sleeker new look — and has some big ambitions to go along with it.

clock April 13, 2015Rachel Strugatz

The Ralph Lauren store in São Paulo.

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Opening in São Paulo

Ralph Lauren will open a store in São Paulo on Tuesday. Spanning more than 9,100 square feet of retail space, the store will feature Ralph Lauren’s women’s wear and men’s wear collections, along with accessories.

clock April 13, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Trish Wescoat Pound

Retail

Haute Hippie Pounds Pavement for Funds

Trish Wescoat Pound has built one of fashion’s more delightfully bipolar companies in Haute Hippie, which is both living the dream and looking for cash.

clock April 13, 2015Evan Clark

Government and Trade

Alibaba Defends Against Counterfeit Claims

Alibaba Group defended steps it has taken to fight counterfeits on its online marketplace Taobao and said it is committed to continuing its dialogue with the AAFA.

clock April 13, 2015Kristi Ellis and Lara Farrar

The scene at the Barneys x Isabel Marant dinner.

Parties

Mark Lee Hosts Dinner for Isabel Marant Windows at Barneys

Mark Lee and Ed Filipowski hosted a dinner at their penthouse to toast the designer’s new windows at the store.

clock April 10, 2015Taylor Harris

Missguided

Fashion Scoops

Missguided Expands Into Selfridges

Missguided Ltd.’s concession business continues to grow with its product set to roll out in one Selfridges stores next month, coming on the heels of a recent launch into about a dozen Nordstroms.

clock April 13, 2015Kari Hamanaka

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Amazon car sales. File photo dated 25/11/15 of an Amazon sign, as the company is weighing up plans to pursue a corporate partnership that could see it begin selling cars to UK consumers on its website after whetting its appetite in European markets including France and Italy. Issue date: Thursday June 15, 2017. It would see the online retail giant team up with a vehicle manufacturer to offer promotions and receive orders for new cars from UK customers through Amazon's platform, the Press Association understands. See PA story CITY Amazon. Photo credit should read: Nick Ansell/PA Wire URN:31703724

Business

Amazon’s Rough Week

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