Karl and the Machine

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Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Yohji Yamamoto

German filmmaker Wim Wenders, who took in Yohji Yamamoto’s show was in town for the Paris premiere of his latest film, “Pina.”

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Clarence House Squelches Speculation on Middleton Dress

Alexander McQueen denies report saying it is making royal wedding gown.

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Nicole Richie

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jean Paul Gaultier

The stars were out in full force at Jean Paul Gaultier with Kanye West and Amanda Lear rounding out the front row.

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Natalia Vodianova

Fashion Features

Lagerfeld Fetes Hogan Collection

Natalia Vodianova and Lady Amanda Harlech joined the designer for cocktails.

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Karl Lagerfeld and Blake Lively


A Lively and Sparkling Dinner at Chanel

Blake Lively jetted into town to take up her role as Chanel’s latest handbag ambassador.

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Mélanie Laurent

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Sonia Rykiel

The VIP guest list at Sonia Rykiel was so long, even director Nicole Garcia had trouble squeezing into the front row.

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Inditex Buys Manhattan Space

The parent of fast-fashion retailer Zara has acquired a 38,800-square-foot retail property at 666 Fifth Avenue for $324 million.

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A look from the Anna Sui line designed for the e-commerce site TheOutnet.com.

Designer and Luxury

Anna Sui Does Line for Web Site

The designer has created a collection of 15 dresses set to bow on TheOutnet.com on Thursday.

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Margaret Russell and David Lauren.


Memo Pad: Ralph Lauren Fetes New Editor… Speaking of Elle Decor…

Ralph Lauren threw a party for Architectural Digest’s new editor in chief, Margaret Russell.

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An optical play on Cavallini’s open-work hosiery.


Cavallini Under the Covers

The Italian designer will launch his first book on legwear today.

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Mode City’s Getaway

Eurovet has big plans for the trade fair, which for the first time will be staged in July, at the Paris Expo at the Porte de Versailles.

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Blake Lively in the new Chanel campaign.


Catching Up With Blake Lively

It’s hard to imagine a more wholesome person parachuting into a Paris Fashion Week strewn with scandal and sadness.

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Capsule clutches in stingray, karakul lamb and pyrite.


Joy Gryson Luxes Up

Designer’s new high-end handbag collection, called Capsule by Joy Gryson, maintains the downtown feel of her other two lines, Gryson and Olivia Harris.

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Nak DNA sterling silver necklace with semiprecious stones.


Nak Is Back

David Nakard Armstrong is returning to the scene with Nak DNA, a limited edition silver and semiprecious collection.

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Carolina Herrera Takes on Eyewear

The brand has signed a licensing agreement with De Rigo Vision SpA for design, production and worldwide distribution.

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The poster for Longchamp’s “Faraway” digital movie, featuring Kate Moss.


Longchamp Builds on Kate Moss Tie-up

Company unveils a third collaboration with the model along with a new ceo for the U.S.

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A screen shot from Verdura’s new Web site.


Verdura Delves Into E-Commerce

Fine jeweler is getting a facelift with a revamped Web site.

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Michael Kors store.

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors Opens Paris Flagship

The designer is marking his 30th anniversary with the opening of his first freestanding store in France.

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Liv Tyler

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Givenchy

Noomi Rapace, best known for her role in the adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium Trilogy,” felt right at home on Givenchy’s pitch-dark show set.

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Bethenny Frankel


Bethenny Frankel Shapes Up

The TV reality star is passionate about her newest real-life project: shapewear.

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Amanda Gorman Represents a New Kind of Style Icon for Fashion

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