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  • Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    Rick Owens Celebrates 20 Years In Fashion With Selfridges

    Who else besides Rick Owens would celebrate his 20th anniversary in the biz by erecting a 25-foot statue of his torso by sculptor Doug Jennings above the entrance to Selfridges? The statue weighs 1.5 tons, took 12 weeks to build by 20 crew members, the hair is made from almost 15 miles of coated black fabric

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  • Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Roberto Cavalli Plans To Sell Off A Majority Stake Of His Brand By Next Month

    The Roberto Cavalli maison is prepping for a major move in the coming months: By mid-October, the designer will close a deal to sell off a 60 percent stake of his brand to VTB Capital, according to a letter of intent. The sale is linked to Russian investment bank VTB Group, which is brokering the deal

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  • Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Kelly Cutrone Of People’s Revolution To Co-Found Digital Firm, Socially Acclaimed

    It isn’t the eve of a fashion week until there’s a bit of People’s Revolution news to discuss, right? This season is no different, as the PR firm’s CEO, Kelly Cutrone, has announced the creation of a digital PR and social media agency, Socially Acclaimed. Also involved in this new online initiative is People’s Rev current president Emily Bungert

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    BCBG To Launch Ready-To-Shop Runway Via Instagram

    The next big thing might just be instantly shoppable runways. BCBG Max Azria is launching a program that will allow customers to shop the collection straight off the runway via Instagram. Until now, customers could only get their hands on a collection early by pre-ordering through online trunk sales on Moda Operandi and that, of course, was

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    Yves Carcelle Of Louis Vuitton Has Passed Away At Age 66

    Yves Carcelle, the former chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, has passed away at the age of 66 after a battle with cancer. The executive died on Sunday at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. Carcelle has been credited with orchestrating the revival of Louis Vuitton and its transformation into a global mega brand. He famously (and wisely)

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  • Paige Reddinger | September 2, 2014

    Nasty Gal Lays Off 20 Employees, Receives Nasty Reviews On Glassdoor

    Looks like Nasty Gal could be living up to its own name. The brand purportedly laid off 20 employees, predominately in the technology and public relations departments, according to WWD. Layoffs were said to have happened earlier this year around the time that former president and chief operating officer Deb Benton departed the company in February. More than

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  • Dena Silver | September 2, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… More Mega-Change In The Retail World: Sarah Rutson Leaves Lane Crawford After 21 years as the shop’s fashion director, she’s moving on to seek out personal opportunities Ballet Beautiful: Mary Katrantzou Dresses The NYCB

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 29, 2014

    Miuniku To Show At Paris Fashion Week

    Mumbai-based sisters Tina Sutradhar and Nikita Sutradhar of the label Miuniku will be showing at Paris Fashion Week next month. The sisters received a special jury award at the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize last May, and were among a selection of other talented designers like winner of the top prize Thomas Tait, as well as

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  • Eddie Roche | August 29, 2014

    STYLE360 Announces NYFW Plans

    STYLE360 is celebrating 10 years as a New York Fashion Week staple next month with the announcement of some major initiatives throughout the week. This year, they’ll be relocating to the newly constructed two-level venue, the Metropolitan West, located at 639 West 46th Street and the Westside Highway. Things kick off on September 8th with

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  • Dena Silver | August 29, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Miu Miu Debuts Somebody App Created in part with Miranda July, the app will help you send cryptic personal messages Cheap Monday: More Than Skinny Jeans The Stockholm-based label turns 10 with a bang The

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  • Dena Silver | August 28, 2014

    Vanessa Bruno To Skip Out On Paris Fashion Week

    Vanessa Bruno, perhaps best known for those glitzy suede tote bags that nearly every Parisian girl carries about, won’t be at showing in the city of lights this season. The label’s been on the PFW schedule since September 2006; Bruno launched the brand a decade earlier. Bruno was a model before foray into design. Besides the runway, her

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 28, 2014

    Hanley Mellon Label Will Launch In September

    There’s been plenty of buzz about the launch of Hanley Mellon, which will debut this September. The New York Times already profiled the new label back in April and much of the attention is thanks to its very high profile owners. Matthew Mellon and his wife Nicole Hanley Mellon are no strangers to the social circuit

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  • Dena Silver | August 28, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Yohji Yamamoto Goes Where No Designer Has Gone Before He’s designing soccer jerseys for Real Madrid Roberto Cavalli Sued For Graffiti A crew of street artists are maintaining that the designer ripped off

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | August 27, 2014

    Fashion Media Awards Announces Winners Lineup; Tom Ford, Claire Danes To Present

    Back, and better than ever: The Daily Front Row’s second annual Fashion Media Awards is happening on Friday, September 5th, celebrating an impressive roster of industry game changers. Among the media talents honored are W’s EIC Stefano Tonchi, CR Fashion Book and Harper’s Bazaar’s Carine Roitfeld, Vanity Fair’s Graydon Carter, LOVE’s Katie Grand, Inez Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Naomi Campbell, Kate Upton, and more.

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 27, 2014

    Spotted! Tory Burch And Oliver Stone At ‘Beautiful’

    Yesterday eve, The Daily happened to be taking in a performance of the Carole King musical Beautiful, there was quite a crowd at the packed show. First, we spotted Tory Burch with her three sons in tow. Burch seemed to be reprimanding one of her boys pre-show (surely just a teenage boy, dying to be at a

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  • Dena Silver | August 27, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… Band Of Outsiders Cancels New York Show Instead designer Scott Sternberg is focusing on the opening of his brand’s flagship boutique The L.A.-Ification Of Saint Laurent Is Complete Hedi Slimane is moving the brand’s global

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  • Dena Silver | August 26, 2014

    The 2014 Emmy Awards: A Tapis Rouge Rundown

    There’s nothing quite like a chic awards show to finish off the summer, right? Last night we got our fix at the Emmy Awards, hosted by first-timer Seth Meyers, who was as smooth and funny as usual. On the actual awards front, Breaking Bad was on a mean winning streak, with Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, and Anna Gunn taking

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | August 26, 2014

    Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, Queen Of Luxe

    Legendary editrix Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele has spent her career at the white-hot center of chic, spreading her gospel on the pages of the  world’s fashion bibles. The Daily spent two hours in j’adore mode with  the Parisian-born quote machine to get the inside scoop on #CerfStyle. BY EDDIE ROCHE How do you define luxury?

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  • Dena Silver | August 26, 2014

    Links of The Daily

    Your morning dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for today’s Links of The Daily… LVMH To Acquire Proenza Schouler? Exact details have yet to be disclosed, but the two parties are purportedly in talks Top Shelf: Josie Maran The beauty regime of the argan oil-adoring entrepreneur Jeremy Scott

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  • Paige Reddinger | August 25, 2014

    Aldo Rise Announces New Collab With Misha Nonoo

    Aldo has unveiled its next designer collab for Spring 2015: Misha Nonoo. In the past, Aldo Rise has paired with other up-and-comers like Ostwald Helgason, J.W. Anderson, and Faster by Mark Fast, to name a few. Their latest collab will debut on Misha Nonoo’s Spring 2015 runway during New York Fashion Week. The line of handbags

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