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  • Paige Reddinger | October 17, 2014

    The Arrivals: A New Site Devoted To Outerwear Launches

    With colder weather on the horizon and the possibility of yet another polar vortex looming, it’s time to get your outerwear game into tip top shape. Former architect Jeff Johnson has launched a tightly edited e-commerce site devoted solely to jackets and coats for both men and women, called The Arrivals. Everything is designed in

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  • Dena Silver | October 17, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Georgina Chapman Joins The CFDA Board She’s being appointed along with Calvin Klein’s Italo Zucchelli A New Entrant In The Wearables War: Will.i.am With the launch of his new smartcuff, Puls, he becomes

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 16, 2014

    Alexander Wang Chats With Sally Singer About His H&M Collab: 12 Takeaways

    This morning, a bevy of fash editors endured the drizzly weather situation to pile into Nolita’s St. Patrick’s Youth Center and listen to Alexander Wang chat with Vogue‘s Sally Singer about his hotly anticipated H&M collab, with the retailer’s creative advisor, Margareta van Den Bosch, weighing in as well. The crowd, which included lots of international journalists (we sat next to a

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  • Dena Silver | October 16, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Chanel’s Feminist Protest Explained Gigi Hadid dishes on the meaning behind the show’s finale A New Band Of Fashion Brothers The sibling duos that make up labels like Apolis, Ovadia & Sons,

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 15, 2014

    Botkier New York Throws A Chic Dinner At The Waverly Inn

    In 2013, Monica Botkier found a business partner in Tony Cheng, who invested in her company after Botkier had been running it on her own for a decade. In August, Botkier New York unveiled the label’s first-ever multi-channel advertising campaign, a major design update, and new headquarters on 37th street in Midtown. To celebrate, the brand threw a bash

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 15, 2014

    Issa Bids Adieu To Creative Director Blue Farrier

    More creative director moves to discuss! This time, it’s a departure with no successor on the horizon: Issa’s creative director, Blue Farrier, has left the label. She joined Issa last year, with experience at Chloé and Stella McCartney under her belt. Farrier won’t be replaced anytime soon, according to WWD; the British label will instead design its collections in-house. The

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  • The Daily | October 15, 2014

    Honor And Stone Fox Bride Pair Up For A Romantic Collab

    Longtime pals Molly Guy of Stone Fox Bride and Giovanna Randall of Honor have joined creative forces on brand new bridal collab, Honor x Stone Fox Bride. Guy’s bridal biz channels the bohemian vibe in its gowns and studio appointments, whereas Randall’s Honor focuses on feminine yet fun designs. The duo hosted an event in their Soho showroom, showcasing the collection

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  • Dena Silver | October 15, 2014

    Derek Lam Brings Back E-Comm After A Two-Year Hiatus

    Finally, you can scoop up a pair of suede culottes or a fringed sleeveless turtleneck directly from the Derek Lam: the designer has finally reinstated his e-commerce destination. After a two-year sabbatical, click-happy customers will find Lam’s website  up and ready for business, and it’s stocked with a wide range of product from his main line as well as his

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 15, 2014

    Estée Lauder Purchases Indie Fragrance Brand Le Labo

    Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. made a deal to purchase indie fragrance brand Le Labo for an undisclosed sum yesterday. The brand’s specially concocted fragrances and unique customer-oriented touches like personalized labels are the furthest thing away from its new parent company’s mass market products, which signals that the beauty conglomerate might be looking to garner a

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  • Dena Silver | October 15, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Super Mario World Mario Testino opens up his studio, showing how he’s gone from a simple photographer to a creative force Condé Nast Is Laying Off Almost 80 Employees This massive layoff will mostly affect

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | October 14, 2014

    Dior To Show Its Pre-Fall 2015 Collection In Tokyo

    Dior is in a Tokyo state of mind these days: The maison is headed to Japan to show its Pre Fall collection. Raf Simons will unveil the label’s latest creations on December 11th, according to WWD. Other Tokyo pursuits on Dior’s to-do list this fall? A boutique in Tokyo’s Omotesando district is expected to debut in late October, and will

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 14, 2014

    Gap To Launch Its Final Limited-Edition Collab With Visionaire

    Mark your calendars! Gap is presenting its final, limited-edition collaboration with Visionaire on October 15th through October 18th at the Frieze Art Fair in London. The collection of 15 T-shirts and sweatshirts, capped at just 500 pieces, will debut in a lounge at Frieze created by Gap and will also showcase 30 of their previously released T-shirts.

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  • Dena Silver | October 14, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Tyra Banks On Her New Makeup Line And Being ‘Crazy’ The queen of smizing explains how she arrived in the cosmetics field Who’s Afraid Of Chanel? The label plans to take legal action against What About

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  • Dena Silver | October 13, 2014

    Peter Copping Confirmed As Oscar de la Renta’s Inaugural Creative Director

    As of November 3rd, Oscar de la Renta will have his first-ever creative director. After weeks of speculation, the house has finally confirmed Peter Copping‘s appointment. His role will extend over all product categories, including ready-to-wear, bridal, accessories, and home goods. He will make his New York Fashion Week debut for the label this coming February. In this role,

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  • Dena Silver | October 13, 2014

    The St. Louis Fashion Fund Brings The Chic Set To The Midwest

    There’s another competition on the block for young designers to make their mark: the St. Louis Fashion Fund. On October 15th, a slew of emerging designers will face a panel of judges including the likes of Fern Mallis, Christine Barberich, Stan Herman, Tess Giberson, Saks Fifth Avenue’s Colleen Sherin, and Gary Wassner. The winner of the fund will receive mentoring from top fashion execs,

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 13, 2014

    Luxottica CEO Enrico Cavatorta Resigns

    Luxottica is losing its second CEO in just two months. Just 40 days into the job, Enrico Cavatorta has resigned as chief exec. Cavatorta took over after previous longtime CEO Andrea Guerra stepped down from the position. Cavatorta was previously the company’s CFO. Prior to Luxottica, Cavatorta worked as the group controller for motorcycle company Piaggio SpA and has

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  • Dena Silver | October 13, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived. Read on for today’s Links of The Daily … Diane von Furstenberg Wraps It Up With a forthcoming book and reality TV show, the designer has quite a bit to talk about The Gate-Crasher In The Front Row

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  • Dena Silver | October 10, 2014

    The Daily Media: 33 Moves To Discuss

    Jason Sheeler, formerly senior editor at Glamour, has been named features editor at Entertainment Weekly. Molly Simms, formerly senior editor at Bust, has been named staff editor of music at Entertainment Weekly. Stephanie Schomer, formerly staff editor at Architectural Digest, has been named senior editor at Entertainment Weekly. Diana Tsui, formerly senior editor at InStyle,

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 10, 2014

    Balenciaga’s Website Undergoes A Facelift

    Today, Balenciaga unveiled a website redesign that was part of a yearlong structural overhaul involving a new aesthetic and a new logo by creative director Alexander Wang. The site was redesigned in collaboration with creative agency Fantasy Interactive and Yoox. The site will be compatible with all devices and will be linked to social media platforms. Plus,

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  • Dena Silver | October 10, 2014

    Kim Kardashian To Cover Paper’s November Issue

    Remember all the speculation about that Instagram of Kim Kardashian and Cara Delevingne and their “secret project”? Seems like most folks missed this little shot of KK avec Mickey Boardman and Drew Elliott of Paper, which we revealed in the inaugural Daily Davis column that Jean-Paul Goude is shooting. The issue’s theme? Breaking the Internet. Expect everyone in the issue to be a viral star

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