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  • Dena Silver | October 24, 2014

    The Daily Media: 23 Moves To Discuss

    Paul Greenberg, formerly CEO at CollegeHumor, has been named CEO at NYLON. Brittany Adams, formerly associate fashion editor at Style.com, has been named fashion writer at Glamour. Jennifer Hitzges, formerly celebrity stylist, has been named fashion director at Redbook. Petra Kobayashi, formerly art director at SELF, has been named art director at Redbook. Simon Dumenco,

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 24, 2014

    A Date Has Been Set For Oscar De La Renta’s Funeral

    Honoring an icon: Oscar de la Renta’s funeral will be held on November 3rd at the church of St. Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street. The private mass will take place at 11 a.m. The Catholic church has been in operation in New York City since 1898. The beloved and iconic designer passed away on

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 24, 2014

    Links Of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Who Are Fashion’s Best C.E.O.’s?   The style-centric top dogs on a Harvard Business Review list include the likes of Fast Retailing’s Tadashi Yanai, Terry J. Lundgren of Macy’s, and Tiffany & Co.’s Michael J. Kowalski De la Renta Funeral Arrangements

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  • Dena Silver | October 23, 2014

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 56: Veronica Vera, Sonia Rykiel’s Lola Rykiel

    Tucked away in a little office above 57th Street is a little taste of Paris. It’s the New York outpost of Sonia Rykiel, where the iconic designer’s granddaughter Lola Rykiel runs the show. As director of communications, she and her assistant, Veronica Vera, are in constant communication with the maison‘s team in France. The duo has transcended the

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 23, 2014

    Emilio Pucci Launches “Cities of the World” Scarf Collection

    In an homage to Emilio Pucci’s iconic Battistero scarf, which was created in 1957 as a love letter to Florence by Marquise Emilio Pucci, the brand is launching a new collection of scarves dedicated to cities around the world. Pucci was from one of Florence’s most noble families and spent most of his life in

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 23, 2014

    Redbook Names New Art Director and Fashion Director

    High-level editorial hires over at Redbook: the Hearst glossy has tapped Petra Kobayashi as art director and Jennifer Hitzges as fashion director. Kobayashi arrived at Redbook in August for a three-month freelance art director stint, following a decade as art director at SELF. Prior to SELF, Kobayashi was art director at Brides for a year, after a year as deputy art director at Us Weekly. She also

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  • Dena Silver | October 23, 2014

    Rodeo Drive To Honor Burberry With Walk Of Style Award

    Burberry plans to open a new flagship on Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive on November 7th, and the Brit label’s arrival will coincide with some additional fanfare. On November 19th, the brand will receive the 22nd Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style Award. The award was started in 2003 by the City of Beverly Hills and the

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  • Eddie Roche | October 23, 2014

    The Central Park Conservancy Courts John McEnroe

    Everybody has an opinion on tennis great (and proud New Yorker) John McEnroe, but at this week’s Central Park Conservancy Women’s Committee luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental, he had the crowd in the palm of his hand. The annual event, which raised $186,000 for our beloved park, welcomed Gillian Miniter, Karen LeFrak, Fe Fendi, Deborah

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  • Dena Silver | October 23, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Naomi Watts Is L’Oreal Paris’ Latest Ambassador The 46-year old joins the likes of Penelope Cruz, Blake Lively, and Lara Stone as a spokesperson Illesteva Lands In New York The optic company opens up shop on

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 22, 2014

    Karl Lagerfeld Directed Pharrell Williams In A Fashion Film

    Now, this is a match made in fashion heaven. Karl Lagerfeld directed Pharrell Williams in a new fashion film that will debut on December 2nd along with Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg pre-fall collection, according to WWD. Pharrell is said to be starring alongside Lagerfeld family regulars Cara Delevingne and six-year-old Hudson Kroenig, who will also be Pharrell’s dance partners. The accompanying

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 22, 2014

    British Fashion Awards Reveal This Year’s Finalists

    Who’s up for a British Fashion Council accolade this time around? This year’s spate of finalists have been announced for the BFC’s annual British Fashion Awards. In the womenswear designer category, Erdem, Christopher Kane, and J.W. Anderson are up for the top prize. For the women’s wear brand honor, Stella McCartney, Victoria Beckham, and Alexander McQueen are in the running. As for the

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 22, 2014

    Iris Alonzo Rejoins American Apparel As Senior Creative Director

    A very familiar face is back in the American Apparel fold: Iris Alonzo is returning to the contentious retailer as senior creative director. She was fired soon after the brand’s founder, Dov Charney, lost his CEO role back in June based on sexual misconduct allegations; he is now back as a consultant, weighing in on the saucy

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  • Dena Silver | October 22, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler Says Retailer Will Sit Out Athletic Trend Instead the brand will continue focusing on their stronger categories The Marc by Marc Jacobs Momentum Katie Hillier on the difficulties of

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  • The Daily | October 21, 2014

    25 Industry Power Players Reflect On Oscar de la Renta

    The fashion realm is mourning the loss of Oscar de la Renta today, and 25 industry powerhouses shared with The Daily their favorite moments avec Mr. de la Renta and the incredible qualities about the designer that will linger on. Unsurprisingly, effusive sentiments and truly beloved memories about the legendary designer abound. Without further ado…  Steven Kolb, CFDA: “Oscar de la

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 21, 2014

    Kering Names New CEOs At Bottega Veneta, Christopher Kane, And Brioni

    Major management moves at three Kering-owned maisons: Carlo Alberto Beretta has been named CEO at Bottega Veneta, Sarah Crook is the new chief exec at Christopher Kane, and Gianluca Flore has been tapped for the top position at Brioni. Beretta succeeds Marco Bizzarri, who left his role at Bottega Veneta but stayed in the Kering fold when he took on the role of CEO

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 21, 2014

    Stuart Weitzman Launches Customization For The Iconic 5050 Boot

    You know the boots. The ones Kate Moss made famous. The ones spotted on seemingly everyone in Hollywood, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Emma Stone, Elizabeth Olsen, Angelina Jolie, Olivia Wilde, and Selena Gomez. Now, Stuart Weitzman is making its famous 5050 boot available with its SWxYOU program. Customers can choose from the flat boot, the stacked high heel boot,

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  • Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Iconic Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies At Age 82

    Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82. He had been battling cancer since 2006; his wife, Annette de la Renta, confirmed his death at their home in Kent, Connecticut to The New York Times last night. Over five decades of designing, de la Renta had garnered a dedicated following of

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  • Dena Silver | October 21, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Fondation Louis Vuitton Takes Flight The Frank Gehry-designed building dedicated to art prepares to open to the public Christopher Kane Has A New CEO Sarah Crook has been poached for the job from Stella

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  • Eddie Roche | October 20, 2014

    Vogue Takes A Trip To Paris Avec Natalia Vodianova

      We almost didn’t recognize Natalia Vodianova on the cover of Vogue’s November issue in a shot by Annie Leibovitz. The Russian mod, who appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair’s September issue with her very own profile, stars in a spread shot at the Paris Opera Ballet with their new hunky director Benjamin Millepied.

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 20, 2014

    Diego Della Valle, Sylvia Fendi, And Renzo Rosso On Restoring Italy’s Monuments

    Last night on CBS, 60 Minutes aired a segment called “Saving History” in which Morley Safer sat down with Italy’s biggest names in fashion (and business) including Diego Della Valle, Sylvia Fendi, and Renzo Rosso to find out how they are restoring Italy’s world renowned historical monuments. According to the program, Italy is home to

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