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Friday, May 22, 2015 at 6:25am
PARIS – Marques’ Almeida’s Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida won the second annual LVMH Prize, an international contest for young designers selected by some of the industry’s biggest creative figures. The Portuguese designers receive a grant of 300,000 euros, or $333,300 at... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:04am
LONDON – Most of Europe’s markets lost ground in trading Friday morning. The CAC 40 in Paris fell 0.2 percent to 5,136.57, while the DAX in Frankfurt and the FTSE MIB in Milan each edged down 0.1 percent, to 11,854.14 and 23,706.71, respectively. Only the FTSE 100 in London was... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:14am
Producer Hit-Boy has recruited hip-hop artist Travi$ Scott to boast about their nighttime stamina on “Go All Night.” Allegedly inspired by their marathon studio sessions, Hit-Boy told FADER, “Trav and I have a crazy creative energy together, that’s why it feels like a party.”... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:00am
Sepp Blatter is expected to win his fifth term as the head of the world soccer governing body, FIFA, when elections are held on May 29. Prior to the election, ESPN and reporter Jeremy Schaap have released a scathing investigation/documentary which explores and unearths rampant... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:59am
The bizarre phenomenon of Emoji continues to gain traction as 38 new icons are set to release in 2016. While there are dozens of different apps that allow for pictorial texting, the standard used across different platforms was created by Mountain View’s Unicode Consortium.... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:00am
L.A.-based Stampd, known for their cutting-edge contemporary accessories and apparel, have returned with a new set of offerings for the summer. The goods include a button-down shirt with a calf hair print lining the chest pocket, mid-length cotton chino shorts, a twill hat... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:41am
HIS WAY: If you think fashion designers are demanding, try world-class castanet players. Rumor has it Lucero Tena’s contract specified no eating or drinking during her 55 minutes of pre-dinner clackety clack at Azzedine Alaïa’s fragrance launch party in Paris on Thursday night... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:29am
GAP ATTACK: Gap is back in Germany. On line, that is. The American casual clothing brand has partnered with German fashion e-commerce platform Zalando, which is now carrying part of the Gap collection. To celebrate, Zalando and Gap on Thursday night took over an abandoned 19th-... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:29am
GAP ATTACK: Gap is back in Germany. On line, that is. The American casual clothing brand has partnered with German fashion e-commerce platform Zalando, which is now carrying part of the Gap collection. To celebrate, Zalando and Gap on Thursday night took over an abandoned 19th-... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:24am
LONDON – Shares in Compagnie Financière Richemont were down 1.7 percent in mid-morning trading on Friday, after the group confirmed a 35.4 percent drop in net profit for 2014-’15 and revealed the new fiscal year is off to a disappointing start. Shares were down to 85.35 Swiss... read more

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