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  • Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    Bill Blass Taps Chris Benz As Creative Director

    After a two-year hiatus from showing a women’s ready-to-wear collection, Bill Blass named Chris Benz to the creative director post today, catapulting the brand back into the spotlight. Aiming to relaunch the label by Spring 2016, the company has been quietly preparing for a return to the international market by regaining control of its licenses, copyrights, and trademarks. The

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  • Dena Silver | October 30, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Lottie Moss Scores First Playful Campaign For Red Valentino Kate Moss‘ little sister makes her campaign debut Coco Rocha’s Advice For Kendall Jenner She addresses those bullying rumors and doles out some mature advice He Knows

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  • Eddie Roche | October 29, 2014

    Scoop! Dsquared2′s Dean and Dan Caten On A Move To NYFW

    With rumors circulating that Dsquared2 would be showing at New York Fashion Week in February, designers Dan and Dean Caten confirmed to us yesterday that they are highly considering switching cities to show Fall 2015. At their swanky new Beverly Hills boutique on Rodeo Drive, their first American store, the twins played coy about the move on the

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 29, 2014

    Jérôme Dreyfuss On His Global Expansion And This Season’s Surf-Inspired Collection

    Handbag and shoe designer Jérôme Dreyfuss is known for making soft and supple leather bags, as well as shoes, for the cool downtown girl in every city (that’s a market his wife, designer Isabel Marant, has down pat, too). Business is starting to boom for the Parisian-based designer with store openings around the globe from

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  • Zachary Weiss | October 29, 2014

    Alessandra Ambrosio And Jared Leto Celebrate RIMOWA’s New Madison Avenue Flagship

    RIMOWA opened up its new flagship store on Madison Avenue last night. The walls were, of course, lined with the brand’s jetsetter-adored luggage, including a limited edition set of Neville Wakefield-designed items, and the shindig brought out a similar jetset crowd. Jared Leto showed off some long ombré locks that were remarkably similar to the tresses of

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 29, 2014

    Franca Sozzani Will Nab A Lifetime Achievement Award Next Month

    Quite the bona fide: Vogue Italia‘s delightful top editrix, Franca Sozzani, is being honored on November 19th with a lifetime achievement award the European School of Economics’ New York Ball benefit, held at the Trump Tower and co-chaired by Tommy Hilfiger. Expect more stylish types on the winner’s roster besides Sozzani. The fashion flock’s go-to architect and

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  • Dena Silver | October 29, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… US Shoppers Seem to Be Spurning the New Coach How the retailer is faring under the helm of Stuart Vevers Nicolas Ghesquière: How To Make A Classic The Louis Vuitton creative director on the woman he designs

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 28, 2014

    Pitti Uomo Selects Marni And Hood By Air As Latest Guest Designers

    Who’s joining the Pitti posse this time around? This January, Pitti Uomo will host Marni as its latest guest menswear designer and Hood By Air as the special guest designer—and Tilda Swinton will perform. A runway show of Marni’s looks for the hommes will occur on January 15th in Florence. Expect Hood By Air’s Shayne Oliver to trot out his

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 28, 2014

    Dior’s Sidney Toledano Elected To The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Board Of Trustees

    Sidney Toledano is adding yet another high profile role to his already very busy schedule: The CEO and president of Christian Dior Couture and CEO and board member of Christian Dior S.A. has been elected to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s board of trustees. “His experience managing a global business and his shared commitment to

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  • Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    French Shop L’Eclaireur To Expand To The U.S.

    An iconic Parisian shop has its sights set on the States, and we’re not talking about Colette. L’Eclaireur, the chain of shops founded by Armand Hadida, is plotting to open its first stateside location in Los Angeles come March. There are currently seven outposts of the shop located throughout Paris; as a signature of sorts, each

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 28, 2014

    Santoni Opens A Sleek New Store On Madison Avenue

    Luxury Italian footwear company Santoni opened its chic new U.S. flagship boutique on 762 Madison Avenue last week. The 972-square-foot store was designed by Patricia Urquiola and is based on the design of the brand’s Italian boutique on the Via Montenapoleone in Milan. “She’s a famous designer and architect,” CEO Giuseppe Santoni told The Daily.

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  • Dena Silver | October 28, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Remembering David Armstrong’s Grit And Glamour The late photog leaves behind a strong influence on the creative industry Pierre Bergé’s Big Book Sale He’s auctioning off his major book collection, comprised of over 1,000 tomes

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 27, 2014

    J Brand Collaborates With Simone Rocha

    J Brand has unveiled its latest designer collaboration with haute burgeoning designer Simone Rocha. The 28-year-old Irish designer has been getting plenty of industry acclaim: She won the British Fashion Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear last December, a finalist for this year’s inaugural LVMH prize, and a full feature spread in W‘s April issue, where she

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 27, 2014

    Beyoncé Pairs Up With Topshop On Sporty Standalone Brand

    What’s Beyoncé’s latest project? Her very own athleisure brand with Topshop. The joint venture with the retailer will be produced under the company name Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd. The chicly sporty garb may launch as soon as Fall 2015, according to WWD.Just don’t call it a run of the mill collab: The line will be a standalone business,

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  • Dena Silver | October 27, 2014

    Hugo Boss Names Gerrit Ruetzel CEO Of The Americas

    Hugo Boss has appointed a new boss: Gerrit Ruetzel has been tapped as president and CEO of the Americas. Currently, Ruetzel is president and CEO of the Asia Pacific region at the brand, and he will relocate to the States from Hong Kong to begin the new gig on January 1st. Ruetzel is filling a role that

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 27, 2014

    Pre-Order Alexander Wang Resort Online Tomorrow

    For the first time ever, you can pre-order T by Alexander Wang’s Resort 2015 collection online starting tomorrow at 9 a.m. EST. The collection includes sleek tracksuits, silver windbreakers, knit leggings, striped body-con knit dresses, and unstructured suits. Some items will be exclusive to the site, like a vintage crewneck sweatshirt with wash symbols for

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  • Dena Silver | October 27, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Clémence Poésy Made a Fashion Film on Her iPhone She dreamed up the film with actress Nora Zehetner and designer Melissa Coker for Wren Life And Design, Grounded In Pigalle A Parisian street

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 24, 2014

    Domenico Dolce And Stefano Gabbana Found Not Guilty Of Tax Evasion

    The verdict has arrived: Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been found innocent. The designer duo was been charged with tax evasion, but the recent ruling has overturned two previous sentences at lower courts. Also cleared of wrongdoing? Five other defendants in the case, including general director Cristiana Ruella, finance director Giuseppe Minoni, and accountant Luciano Patelli. “I

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 24, 2014

    Pandora Taps Tracey Griffin As Chief Operating Officer

    A new top talent is joining team Pandora: The jewelry brand has appointed Tracey Griffin to the role of chief operating officer for the company’s Americas team. She will lead Pandora’s legal, operations, and IT departments in her new capacity. Most recently, Griffin was senior partner at consulting firm McKinsey & Company, following a stint at Procter

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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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