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Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:20pm
FLOWER SHOW FIRST-TIMERS: For the first time, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry headed en masse to the annual Chelsea Flower Show in London, which opens to the public on Tuesday. The royals visited the floral arch that was designed for Queen Elizabeth’s 90th... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:47am
MYSTERY HOUR: The two British parliamentary committees looking into the collapse of the British high street retailer BHS and its pension gap have begun hearing evidence from an array of advisers to Sir Philip Green, who sold the ailing BHS last year for one pound, or $1.50. He... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:47am
LOS ANGELES — It’s not right to shove Kit and Ace into the ath-leisure category. The company sells a smart cropped jacket promising no wrinkles and the ability to fend off moisture, stretch silk culottes and tops with tactical pocket detailing. It’s a far cry from yoga pants... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:18am
All-in with Li Edelkoort’s plans to revitalize the textiles industry, this fall The New School’s Parsons School of Design will open a 35,000-square-foot “making center” that will bring together designers of different disciplines and architects all under one roof to develop... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:10am
PARIS — The shortlist of the 12 designers vying for the three 2016 ANDAM prizes was released here on Monday. Chosen to compete for the Fashion Award, worth 250,000 euros, or $280,190 at current exchange, were Aalto, Tim Coppens, Jacquemus, Koché, OAMC and Wanda Nylon. Atlein,... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:20am
MILAN — Sustainability is galloping forward among Italian textile makers as business incentives follow in its wake, Italian fashion executives avowed at a conference organized by the technical trade association Associazione Nazionale Tecnici Professionisti Sistema Moda that was... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:44am
Kate Hudson was the evening’s honoree at the fourth annual Kaleidoscope Ball by Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, held Saturday night at 3Labs in Culver City. Dressed in a midnight blue Amanda Wakeley dress and a fortune in borrowed Harry Winston bling, the actress and ath-... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:37am
CHAUMET’S TRILOGY: Chaumet has been shining a spotlight on its storied history recently through rotating themed shows at its new exhibition space on Place Vendôme in Paris. Now the jeweler and watchmaker is the subject of a three-volume set published by Assouline as part of its... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:34am
Naja wants to redefine nude. The intimate apparel brand, which was started in 2013, is introducing Nude for All, a collection of bras and underwear that come in seven shades of nude. “Nobody has ever done seven shades,” said Naja’s founder Catalina Girald, who added that unlike... read more
Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:33am
WASHINGTON — President Obama, on a historic visit to Vietnam, said Monday the two countries will work together to strengthen bilateral trade ties and investment and ratify the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, while his administration keeps up the pressure on the... read more

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