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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
YOUNG BLOOD: There’s a new jeweler on the storied Place Vendôme. Just over a year after launching her brand Dauphin during Paris Couture Week, Charlotte Dauphin de la Rochefoucauld has opened a private showroom on the square that symbolizes excellence in fine jewelry. “In the... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
CURATED RETAIL: Construction on Free Market — a shopping concept that’s one-part gallery and another part boutique experience — is set to begin this summer. The 10,000-square-foot space is part of Los Angeles developer The Ratkovich Company’s 1.8 million-square-foot mixed-use... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
PRATT TO FETE COSTA: Francisco Costa will be the guest of honor as this year’s Pratt Fashion Visionary Award at the school’s May 7 fashion show and cocktail benefit at Center548. After receiving his accolades, Costa, the women’s creative director of Calvin Klein Collection,... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
PARIS — More voluptuous is coming back into fashion — and so is Sybilla, the Spanish designer who rose to fame in the Eighties with minimal yet organic fashion. On Tuesday, she was putting finishing touches on her showroom on Rue Beaurepaire, where she is selling her comeback... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
LOS ANGELES — Emily Current and Meritt Elliott are back to designing denim. Three years after departing Current/Elliott, which they cofounded with Serge Azria, following the expiration of a non-compete clause that prohibited them from creating jeans, they’re unveiling The Great... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
FACE-FORWARD: L’Oréal Paris has named Brazilian model Luma Grothe as its newest spokeswoman, WWD has learned. “Fast-tracked to the fashion scene, Luma’s magnetic charisma combined with her dazzling, deep emerald eyes made her the trendiest up-and-coming model,” stated Cyril... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
LOS ANGELES — Emily Current and Meritt Elliott are back to designing denim. Three years after departing Current/Elliott, which they cofounded with Serge Azria, following the expiration of a non-compete clause that prohibited them from creating jeans, they’re unveiling The Great... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
Ellen Tracy is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a new spring print campaign representing the “hyphenated” woman. While she’s still going to work, she’s no longer a 9-to-5 woman who goes to the office and then heads home. These days, the working woman has a multifaceted... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
Ellen Tracy is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a new spring print campaign representing the “hyphenated” woman. While she’s still going to work, she’s no longer a 9-to-5 woman who goes to the office and then heads home. These days, the working woman has a multifaceted... read more
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:01pm
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision Tuesday allowing a retail association to challenge in federal court a Colorado sales-tax law. The law requires out-of-state retailers to notify Colorado customers of their sales-tax liability and report related... read more

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