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Net-a-Porter to Print New Magazine

Friday, November 30, 2012

Net-a-Porter to Print New Magazine

Net-a-Porter has always featured an online, shop-able magazine, but at a conference on Wednesday,  CEO Mark Sebba announced the company's plans to roll out a print magazine in the next year. “It...

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Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit to Open at Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit to Open at Brooklyn Museum

Next year, the Brooklyn Museum will be the only East Coast venue to host the gangbusters Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition that debuted in Canada last summer, WWD reports. With more than 140 couture and ready-to-wear...

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Stella McCartney Named Designer of the Year at British Fashion Awards

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Stella McCartney Named Designer of the Year at British Fashion Awards

Stella McCartney was named Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards, which were staged at London's Savoy Theatre Tuesday night.  The award is the cherry on top of a big year for McCartney, who designed...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Guest Edits Paris Vogue

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Guest Edits Paris Vogue

France's former First Lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, makes a splashy return to fashion as guest editor of Paris Vogue's December 2012 issue, which will hit newsstands December 3. Weighing in at 290 pages, the issue...

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YSL Casts a Woman in New Menswear Campaign

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

YSL Casts a Woman in New Menswear Campaign

In fashion, women are always borrowing from the boys. But the latest Saint Laurent menswear campaign—which stars Dutch model (and Karl Lagerfeld favorite), Saskia de Brauw—proves the reverse works, too....

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Retailers Remain Optimistic After Modest Black Friday Sales

Monday, November 26, 2012

Retailers Remain Optimistic After Modest Black Friday Sales

Despite deep discounts, non-stop email promotions, extended hours and and splashy ads, Black Friday wasn't quite the knock-out success that retailers hoped for. According to WWD, most retailers are expecting to see...

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Rei Kawakubo Reinterprets the Herm?s Carr? Scarf

Monday, November 26, 2012

Rei Kawakubo Reinterprets the Herm?s Carr? Scarf

Visionary designer Rei Kawakubo (creative director of Japanese label, Commes des Garcons), has announced a new collaboration with the luxury French label, Hermès. The collaboration—appropriately dubbed...

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Best Black Friday Fashion Deals In Stores and Online

Friday, November 23, 2012

Best Black Friday Fashion Deals In Stores and Online

It feels like Black Friday deals and discounts kick into gear as soon as you've tucked away the last spoon full of stuffing. This year, mass retailers like Target, Macy's, Gap and Walmart opened doors on Thanksgiving...

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Vanessa Bruno to Pop-Up in Soho

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Vanessa Bruno to Pop-Up in Soho

French designer Vanessa Bruno's effortlessly cool ready-to-wear and accessories have always been favorites among New York "it" girls, but the merch has always been relatively scarce in local stores. Happily,...

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John Legend Takes it to Church, Talks Fashion

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

John Legend Takes it to Church, Talks Fashion

Musician John Legend - clad in a Gucci tux, no less - combined his angelic voice and piano skills with the virtuoso of the piano, Lang Lang, to provide an overwhelmingly powerful performance at St, Bartholomew’s...

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Christopher Kane Leaves Versus, Denies Balenciaga Rumours

Monday, November 19, 2012

Christopher Kane Leaves Versus, Denies Balenciaga Rumours

Milan-based Versus is parting ways with Christopher Kane and giving creative control to Donatella Versace, WWD reports. The move is part of a long-term strategy to reposition the company as a seasonless...

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More Retailers Plan to Stay Open for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 15, 2012

More Retailers Plan to Stay Open for Thanksgiving

More and more retailers are announcing plans to stay open on Thanksgiving Day, WWD reports. Marshal Cohen, a chief industry analyst at consumer market research firm NPD, told WWD that half of the typical 12 percent of...

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Barneys' Electric Holiday Merch Drops In Stores and Online

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Barneys' Electric Holiday Merch Drops In Stores and Online

With its new "Electric Holiday" windows fully operational as of yesterday, Barneys has also unveiled its collection of limited-edition Disney tchochkies and accessories in time for the holidays. The...

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Chanel's Next Show to Be Held at Scottish Castle

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Chanel's Next Show to Be Held at Scottish Castle

When it comes to creating runway spectacles, few can compete with Karl Lagerfeld, who has successfully staged Chanel shows at such glamorous locales as the Versailles garden, the long boardwalk along the Venice Lido...

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Dannijo is Popping Up For the Holidays

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Dannijo is Popping Up For the Holidays

Jewelry label Dannijo has become a go-to source for New Yorkers seeking glitzy accessories. Now, you can stock up on the brand's statement-making baubles at its first-ever pop-up in Nolita. Located at 27 Prince Street,...

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The Fashion Industry Shows Support for Sandy Relief

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Fashion Industry Shows Support for Sandy Relief

The fashion industry is throwing its influence behind Sandy relief efforts around New York and the Northeast. New York-based designer Michael Kors will donate $1 million to support the American Red Cross Disaster...

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Parsons Heads to Paris

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Parsons Heads to Paris

Parsons The New School for Design in New York City is expanding its teaching presence in Paris. A new program—which will be taught exclusively in English—caters to students seeking bachelor's or master's...

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Barneys to Debut Disney Windows Wednesday

Monday, November 12, 2012

Barneys to Debut Disney Windows Wednesday

Barneys is known for its provocative holiday windows (last season, the upscale retailer collaborated with Lady Gaga on a series of moody, futuristic installations, most memorably with a giant silver motorcycle), but...

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Barneys' Illustrator Publishes A Collection of Drawings

Friday, November 09, 2012

Barneys' Illustrator Publishes A Collection of Drawings

You may not have heard of French illustrator Jean-Phillippe Delhomme, but chances are you know his work. Delhomme—who has illustrated campaigns for Barney's New York as well as pieces for GQ—is turning his...

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Wednesday, November 07, 2012

"Anna Karenina" Film Adorned With $2 Million in Chanel Jewels

Joe Wright's film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" will feature—in addition to a star-studded cast that includes Keira Knightley and Jude Law—two million dollars' worth of Chanel...

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