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Friday, April 29, 2016 at 7:54am
Gucci will present a special limited-edition book called “Epiphany,” created by photographer Ari Marcopoulos, at New York’s Dover Street Market on May 5. “Epiphany” comprises photos by Marcopoulos captured during a shoot in Milan that documents the pre-fall women’s and men’s... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:22am
LONDON – Koovs plc, the India-focused online retailer listed on the London Stock Exchange, said Friday it has raised gross proceeds of 21.9 million pounds, or $31.9 million, through the issue of 87.6 million new ordinary shares at a price of 25 pence, or 36 cents an ordinary... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:00am
Can a robot create art? More specifically, can a “cognitive system” create couture? IBM says yes. The computer giant gave the task to its Watson cognitive system, which is known for winning “Jeopardy” in 2011. Watson worked with Marchesa designers Georgina Chapman and Keren... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:30am
MILAN – Prada Group had no comment Friday on its newest – and potentially most vocal – shareholder: PETA. On its Web site, the nonprofit organization formally known as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said it “hopes to help the company pull its head out of the sand”... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
Bay Area-stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney’s work regularly has her embedded in the closets of the tech world’s most plugged-in movers and shakers. Professional discretion prevents her from naming names, but they work at companies like Google and Dropbox. For seven years she’s had... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
The Seventies are hot, as is downtown L.A. So Marie Mazelis and Halston might just be in the catbird seat as the brand that came to define a decade aims to resonate with a new generation of Halstonettes. After stints at Hervé Leger and BCBG Max Azria, Mazelis came to Halston as... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
PARIS — Agent Provocateur has seduced an executive from men’s wear — Dior Homme’s Fabrizio Malverdi — to become its new chief executive officer, effective May 2. Malverdi succeeds Garry Hogarth, who exited the luxury lingerie firm in February, and is expected to steer further... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
Vanessa Beecroft is an artist long associated with fashion, dating back to her 1998 installation “Show” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York featuring models that were nude or clad in Gucci bikinis, as well as several projects with Louis Vuitton. More recently,... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
Vanessa Beecroft is an artist long associated with fashion, dating back to her 1998 installation “Show” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York featuring models that were nude or clad in Gucci bikinis, as well as several projects with Louis Vuitton. More recently,... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:01pm
RIVER DANCE: Marion Cotillard has been to the top of the Eiffel Tower with a Lady Dior. And so her latest campaign for the handbag was a relative breeze. Peter Lindbergh captured the actress strolling nonchalantly along the banks of the Seine River, not far from the Louvre,... read more

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