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Friday, May 6, 2016 at 4:31pm
HOT TOPIC: On Friday morning, Opening Ceremony founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon hosted an informal breakfast, inviting a small group of editors, show producers and retail execs — including Alan Tisch, founder and chief executive officer of Spring, and Linda Fargo, senior... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 2:17pm
WALKER’S NEW DIRECTION: Add Karen Walker to the list of designers who are switching it up for fall. The New Zealand-based contemporary sportswear designer, has decided to skip her New York fashion show in September — which she’s done for the past 20 seasons. “There are so many... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 1:19pm
As someone pounds the pavement in New York, Tania Ursomarzo knows how hard the city streets can be on shoes. As a designer, Ursomarzo developed Triptych, a collection of wearable shoes with unexpected details that are sturdy enough to stand up to the mean streets of Manhattan... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 12:17pm
For someone due to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award in a matter of moments, Harold Koda was the essence of calm at Pratt Institute’s 117th annual graduate runway show at Spring Studios on Thursday night. “It’s so mind-boggling,” said Koda, who stepped down from his position... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 11:54am
LONDON — The Outnet.com, Net-a-porter’s sister discount site, will launch a summer shop with exclusive designer collaborations later this month. According to Andres Sosa, the Outnet’s executive vice president of sales, marketing, creative, the e-tailer has partnered with a bevy... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:47am
The Fashion Institute of Technology hosted its “Future of Fashion” runway show Thursday night, which brought out such heavyweights as Calvin Klein, Francisco Costa, Dennis Basso, Larry Leeds, Stacey Bendet, Elie Tahari and Ken Downing. Hosted by Leandra Medine, founder of Man... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:21am
Gucci’s latest effort to protect its trademark have caused a social media flurry. Last week, parent company Kering sent a letter to six shop owners in Hong Kong asking them to stop selling paper offerings that replicate Gucci accessories. As part of an antique Chinese tradition... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:17am
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Elie Tahari will launch eyewear this summer. The New York-based brand will deliver an assortment of optical designs to select retailers beginning this June. The brand has partnered with licensing firm Colors in Optics Ltd., which also produces eyewear for... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:17am
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Elie Tahari will launch eyewear this summer. The New York-based brand will deliver an assortment of optical designs to select retailers beginning this June. The brand has partnered with licensing firm Colors in Optics Ltd., which also produces eyewear for... read more
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:08am
TABLEAU: Christie’s, beginning today, will meld elements of its art and jewelry departments into the first online sale of its kind. Its “Art as Jewelry” auction features wearable works by the likes of Alexander Calder and Man Ray. The auction house had previously sold artist... read more

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