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Agent Provocateur Welcomes New CEO [Vogue UK]
The lingerie brand has enlisted Fabrizio Malverdi—former managing director of Dior Homme, CEO of John Galliano, and before that president and CEO of Givenchy—to head its next phase of brand development.
PETA Buys a Stake in Prada [The Fashion Law]
Last year, the animal rights group bought a stake in Hermes to make a stand against its use of crocodile skin, and now it’s set its sights on Prada in protest of its ostrich-leather handbags.
Tiffany & Co. Taps Grace Coddington [Pret-a-Reporter]
Tiffany & Co. welcomed the legendary Vogue editor as its first-ever creative partner. Coddington found and styled the celebrity talent for the fall campaign, to debut in this year’s September issues.
Sketches and Stories Behind Purple Rain [Billboard]
Purple Rain’s costume designers Louis Wells and Marie France share Wells’ sketches and the stories behind the looks, which crowned Prince fashion royalty.
How Garance Doré Has Maintained Her Voice [Fashionista]
It’s been a decade since the illustrator, photographer, and writer launched her blog, but here’s why the main element of her biz—Doré herself—has remained the same.
68 Years of the Met Ball [Yahoo!]
All you need to know about the past 68 years (and counting) of the Met Ball, from Diana Vreeland to E! News, which takes place on Monday.