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  • Paige Reddinger | December 19, 2014

    Calvin Klein Expands Global E-Commerce

    Calvin Klein, Inc. has announced a global expansion of their e-commerce offerings on CalvinKlein.com: Eventually, the brand will deliver direct e-commerce product to over 20 countries by the end of 2016. The selection will be tailored to each individual market while staying consist to the overall look of the brand. CalvinKlein.com’s e-commerce platform has been expanding

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  • Dena Silver | December 19, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Finally, A Fashion Collection Inspired By Juicing Opening Ceremony’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim were all about the hangry vibes for Pre-Fall Dame Viv Delivers Asbestos Christmas Gift To David Cameron It was all part of

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  • Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    New York Fashion Week Bids Adieu To Lincoln Center After February’s Shows

    It’s official: Lincoln Center and New York Fashion Week are calling it off. According to a settlement reached today between IMG Fashion Week and the City of New York, the tents will need to find a new home after February’s shows. IMG will not be able to renew their contract, which would have allowed them to

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 18, 2014

    The Assistant Files, Vol. 61: Sofia Langan and Danielle Axman, SoulCycle’s Elizabeth Cutler And Julie Rice

    We’re taking a break from the glossy glut for this week’s Assistant Files installment to tap it back with Sofia Langan, 23, and Danielle Axman, 24, the perky, passionate pair of right-hand gals to SoulCycle’s co-founders, Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice. Just be prepared for a bit of office environment envy (does your company have a

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 18, 2014

    Pollini Appoints New Creative Director, Erminio Cerbone

    Erminio Cerbone will be following in Nicholas Kirkwood‘s footsteps, and those are not easy shoes to fill! Cerbone has been named creative director at Pollini, succeeding Kirkwood, who’s held that title since 2008. Kirkwood resigned from Pollini in November, presumably to focus on his ever-growing eponymous shoe empire, thanks to a majority investment from LVMH. Cerbone, who

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 18, 2014

    Donna Karan Does Aspen

    Ski chic retail addition: Donna Karan is setting up shop in Aspen, albeit temporarily, with an Urban Zen pop-up shop. The outpost of her easy, drape-y, noir and neutrals-dominated line opens on Monday. Located at 501 East Dean Street, the space clocks in at 2,500 square feet and will be stocked with women’s and men’s threads plus decor pieces,

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  • Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Wolford Taps Ashish Sensarma As CEO

    Two months ago, Wolford announced plans to restructure and revamp their label. The first alteration was marked by the hire of Grit Seymour, as the inaugural creative director. She’s been tasked with refreshing the brand’s legwear, lingerie, and ready-to-wear offerings. Now, they’ve tapped retail vet Ashish Sensarma to take over as CEO in January. He will replace Holger Dahmen, who

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  • Dena Silver | December 18, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Reformation, An Eco Label The Cool Girls Pick How Yael Aflalo created a bi-coastal brand favored by Karlie Kloss and Rihanna My-Wardrobe Domain Name Bought By Net-A-Porter The My-Wardrobe online store

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  • Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    Alexandre Vauthier Joins The Couture Calendar

    Five years after starting his eponymous label, Alexandre Vauthier has become a full-time member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. He was previously a guest member. But now, Vauthier will be a permanent fixture on the Couture Fashion Week line-up, and he can now tout his collections as haute couture. “I’m incredibly  honored to be recognized by my peers

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 17, 2014

    Joe Fresh Taps Henriette Ernst As SVP Of Women’s Design

    A fresh creative hire at Joe Fresh: Henriette Ernst has been named SVP of women’s design at the Canadian brand. Most recently, Ernst was VP and women’s design director chez Calvin Klein Collection; she was at the label since January 2012. Before Calvin Klein, Ernst was at Céline for two years as head designer of fabric and material development,

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  • Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    American Apparel Ousts Founder Dov Charney, Names Paula Schneider CEO

    Dov Charney, American Apparel’s founder and former president and CEO, has officially been dismissed. He was suspended from his chief executive position this past June, amid claims of sexual harassment and misuse of company funds, but he remained with the company as a consultant. Why is he being let go now? An investigation conducted by the brand

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  • The Daily | December 17, 2014

    Rafael Nadal Named Global Brand Ambassador For Tommy Hilfiger Underwear

    Tommy Hilfiger tapped pro tennis champion and 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal is to be their global brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger underwear and tailored clothing. Emphasis on underwear, darlings! Who doesn’t want to see Nadal in just a pair of boxer briefs? Sign us up. Nadal will lend his looks to the label starting

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 17, 2014

    Gareth Pugh Slated To Show In London

    Following a pit stop in New York last season, Gareth Pugh is bringing his fantastical, futuristic creations to London Fashion Week come February. Save for the stateside cameo on the NYFW schedule, Pugh has traditionally shown in Paris. Unlike September’s show move, which was comprised of a high-concept presentation, Pugh plans to show at LFW in future

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  • Dena Silver | December 17, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… When Vivienne Westwood Designs a Build-A-Bear, You Know It Isn’t Going to be Boring And the same goes for Karl Lagerfeld Calvin Harris Lends His Chiseled Good Looks To Emporio Armani The top DJ is

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 16, 2014

    Rihanna’s New Gig: Creative Director At Puma

    Another stylish turn for Rihanna: The star has been named creative director at Puma. She’ll also be the sporty Kering-owned label’s global ambassador, for their women’s training assortment of kicks and threads. “It’s great to find a brand that celebrates strength and individuality. I couldn’t think of a more perfect partner to collaborate with as a creative

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  • Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Ports 1961 Appoints Natasa Cagalj As Creative Director

    Ports 1961 has seen quite a lot of change in 2014: In July, Fiona Cibani, the brand’s former creative director of women’s and men’s wear, named Milan Vukmirovic as her replacement in the hommes department. Additionally, the brand introduced women’s handbags and accessories for the first time ever. Now, Ports 1961 has tapped Natasa Cagalj to take over the women’s

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 16, 2014

    The Top Google Trending Designers Of 2014, Revealed

    Google released their list of top trending searches for 2014, and the results in the designer category might surprise you. There were the names you might expect, like Oscar de la Renta, Valentino, and perennial media darling Alexander Wang. As for the top “designer” Google search of 2014 taking first place…who took that slot? Bethany Mota. Come again?

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  • Paige Reddinger | December 16, 2014

    Naomi Campbell Is The New Face Of Agent Provocateur

    Another day, another top ad campaign score for Naomi! The 44-year-old supermodel still has what it takes to flaunt that famous face…and that famous body. Campbell has been tapped to front Agent Provocateur’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign. She also stars alongside Jourdan Dunn in Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign. We’re loving the Naomi Campbell resurgence! Instead of a trench, this

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  • Dena Silver | December 16, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Milla Jovovich’s Name Change The model is adding her husband’s last name to her own Look Inside Patrick Demarchelier’s Book For Dior The lensman pays homage to the past and present of the French maison

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | December 15, 2014

    Chanel Taps Lucia Pica As Global Creative Makeup And Color Designer

    Chanel has a new makeup maven on deck: Lucia Pica has been named global creative makeup and color designer at the maison. She succeeds Peter Philips, who left his creative director role at Chanel in February 2013 after five years with the brand (but stayed on as a “contributing artist”). Philips went one to become creative director of Dior’s beauty division this past

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